CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 2016 SHH ELECTION
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are the open positions for the 2016 Election?
The following position
is open for the 2016 elections:
Region II Director
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a list of states divided by region.
Members are reminded that the Bylaws require
- The elected positions of the National
Council are President, Vice-President, and four Regional Directors.
- In order to be eligible to serve as an officer, a person must have
served for at least one year as an SHH Chapter Sponsor and be the Sponsor of an
active SHH chapter at the time of election.
- To serve as President, a person must have previously held a
position on the SHH National Council.
are the duties of the SHH Advisory Board members?
All members of the SHH Advisory Board serve three-year terms. The
SHH Advisory Board meets in person during the AATSP Annual Conference each
summer. Members of the Board do not receive any compensation for their
services, but they do receive a fixed sum for the expenses for attendance at
the AATSP Annual Conference. Throughout the year, Board members participate in
online discussions and votes via e-mail as well as occasional teleconference
Who can nominate candidates for election?
- Nominations may be submitted by an individual AATSP member in good
standing. NOTE: Self nominations are appropriate provided that the
individual is an AATSP member in good standing and the Sponsor of an active SHH
is imperative to nominate well-qualified candidates at all levels of
instruction in order to maintain highly competent leadership in the SHH
How are nominations submitted?
nominations must be submitted in digital format and contain the following:
- Completed application form - Click here for the application form.
- Letter of nomination that highlights the nominee’s professional
accomplishments and SHH involvement
documents must be formatted in Microsoft Word.
nomination materials as attachments to an email message.
nomination materials to the Chair of the Nominating Committee.
Chair, 2016 SHH Nominating Committee
Line: Nomination for 2016 SHH Election
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday,
May 31, 2016 at 11:59PM Eastern Time
What materials must a candidate provide for
If selected to be a candidate for the 2016
election, all candidates for SHH office must submit two items to the SHH
Director in order to appear on the ballot: a recent photo and a statement of
candidacy in Spanish. The two items are then posted on the AATSP website along
with the ballot and the instructions for voting.
not submit the following items with nominating materials. The two items will be
requested only if selected as a candidate. We have included the requirements so
potential candidates are aware of what will be required.
The two items must adhere to the following
The candidate must submit a photograph that
meets the following requirements:
- jpeg format
- portrait (not landscape) orientation
- head and shoulders only
- recent (not more than two years old)
- All candidates should provide the AATSP office with a written Statement of Candidacy in Spanish explaining why they are running for office and what
they hope to accomplish if elected.
- Within the Statement of Candidacy, candidates are encouraged to
briefly describe their experiences with the SHH chapters and any previous
- The Statement of Candidacy should contain no more than 250 words and
be written in Spanish.
Who selects the slate of candidates for the
The SHH President, in consultation with the
Director, appoints a Nominating Committee of at least three members: one or two
outgoing members of the National Council and a recent Chapter Sponsor of the
Year or State Director of the Year, none of whom shall be the incumbent of any
position to be filled.
The 2016 Nominating Committee consists of the
López, Chair; Telluride High School; Telluride, CO
Adriana Aloia; Westlake High School; Thornwood, NY
Rosa Perifimos; Carle Place High School; Carle Place, NY
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