2022 Post Election Candidate Call

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2022 Post Election Candidate Call

The Post is seeking candidates to run in 2022 Post elections. There are six (6) elected positions available.

When and where

Date and time

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About this event

The positions available are listed below. Post members can only declare/register for one of the available positions.

1. 2023 Vice President/2024 President-elect: This is a 2-year position. The individual elected will first serve as Vice President under Zakary Payne, our previously elected 2023 President, then assumes the role of Post President for 2024. In 2023, San Antonio will be host city for the SAME JETC and Federal SB Conference so our Post will certainly be in the spotlight. Following the individual's year as President, he/she will be asked to continue to serve as Past Post President on the 2025 Board.

2. 2023 Treasurer: This is a 1-year position (elected/re-elected each year). This individual is the Chief Financial Officer for the Post and overall responsible for all financial matters and accounts.

3. 2023 Secretary: This is a 1-year position (elected/re-elected each year). This individual is overall responsible for all administrative matters related to Post operations.

4. 2023-24 Director, Resilience (RES) : This is a 2-year position. There are 5 elected Directors (2/3 elected/re-elected each year) responsible for the 5 Goals in the 2025 SAME Strategic Plan: (1) Strengthen Industry- Government Engagement; (2) Build and Sustain Resilient Communities; (3) Develop Leaders for the Profession; (4) Enrich the STEM Pipeline for the Nation; and (5) Prepare Service Members and Veterans for the A|E|C industry. This Director with the help of other applicable Board/Committee members is overall responsible for: 

  • Strategic Plan Goal 2, "Build and Sustain Resilient Communities", and its associated objectives and suggested Post tasks - see the Goals/Objectives/Tasks worksheet at the Post website
  • Work with the IGE Director and other Board members to arrange for Resilience-related speaker(s) for Post meetings and other events as needed
  • Assisting other elected Directors with Resilience related objectives/tasks within their assigned Goals
  • Working with other elected Directors to ensure the Post accomplishes enough of the suggested Post tasks related to the Strategic Plan to earn the new Post Streamer annually

5. 2023-24 Director, STEM & College Outreach (DSTEM) : This is a 2-year position. It is one of the 5 elected Directors (2/3 elected/re-elected each year) responsible for the 5 Goals in the 2025 SAME Strategic Plan. This Director with the help of other applicable Board/Committee members is overall responsible for: 

  • Strategic Plan Goal 4, "Enrich the STEM Pipeline for the Nation", and its associated objectives and suggested Post tasks - see the Goals/Objectives/Tasks worksheet at the Post website
  • Assisting other elected Directors with STEM/College Outreach related objectives/tasks within their assigned Goals
  • Working with other elected Directors to ensure the Post accomplishes enough of the suggested Post tasks related to the Strategic Plan to earn the new Post Streamer annually

6. 2023-24 Director, Service Member & Veteran Support (SMVET): This is a 2-year position. It is one of the 5 elected Directors (2/3 elected/re-elected each year) responsible for the 5 Goals in the 2025 SAME Strategic Plan. This Director with the help of other applicable Board/Committee members is overall responsible for: 

  • Strategic Plan Goal 5, "Prepare Service Members & Veterans for the A|E|C Industry", and its associated objectives and suggested Post tasks - see the Goals/Objectives/Tasks worksheet at the Post website
  • Assisting other elected Directors with Service Member/Veteran Support related objectives/tasks within their assigned Goals
  • Working with other elected Directors to ensure the Post accomplishes enough of the suggested Post tasks related to the Strategic Plan to earn the new Post Streamer annually

The three elected Directors mentioned above will join previously elected Directors Col John Baker, USA (Ret), our 2023 Industry Government Engagement Director (IGE), responsible for Strategic Plan Goal 1 “Strengthen Industry-Government Engagement” and Don Gleason, our 2023 Leadership & Mentoring Director (L&M), responsible for Strategic Plan Goal 3 “Development Leaders for the Profession.” - see current Board Organization Chart

ELIGIBILITY:

To be eligible to be a candidate for our elections, you MUST:

  • Not be a candidate for or an elected/appointed member of another Post's Board of Direction AND
  • If elected, keep your SAME and San Antonio Post membership current during your term

These positions do involve a commitment of time. There are Board meetings, Post meetings and work related to your specific activities/areas of responsibilities, which all together involve several hours each month. If you travel frequently as part of your job, it may hinder you from effectively filling a Board position. 

APPLYING

All Post members should consider serving on the Post Board of Direction. We strongly encourage military and other public agency Post members to consider being candidates. The diversity and ideas from your job experience offer great opportunities to improve our operations and to make our activities more relevant to your respective organizations.

To apply simply complete the information in the application above.

QUESTIONS:

Contact the Post POC as indicated at the right