Texas Association for School Nutrition 2021 -2022 Call for Nomination
Deadline October 1, 2020


Continuous progress and advancement of TASN depends upon good leadership. The TASN Nominating Committee needs the memberships help in identifying potential committee chairs, Area Representatives, and candidates for elected office.

Please review the following leadership positions and indicate whether you are interested in volunteering to serve in any of the positions listed, or if you can recommend a member whom you consider to be well qualified for the leadership position. We also welcome anyone who has an interest in serving on any committee. Leadership positions as per our current bylaws include:

Elected Officers:
Vice President One- year term
Secretary/Treasurer elected in odd years and serves a two- year term
Chair of Area Representative elected in even years and serves a two -year term

Qualifications for Vice President:

  • Have served in a board position, standing, committee and/or special, committee (preferred).
  • Have attended at least two TASN Annual conferences.
  • Be a voting member of TASN and SNA for at least two previous years.


Qualifications for Secretary/Treasurer:

  • Have served on a committee or sub-committee of TASN (preferred).
  • Have attended at least two TASN Annual Conferences.
  • Be a voting member of TASN and SNA for at least two previous years.
  • Knowledge of taking minutes
  • Must have financial and budget experience.


Qualifications for Chair of Area Representative:

  • Have served on a committee or sub-committee, and/or on the Board of TASN (preferred).
  • Have attended at least two TASN Annual Conferences.
  • Be a voting member of TASN and SNA for their entire term.


Elected Committee Standing Chair:

Education Chair elected in even years and serves a two- year term
Membership Chair elected in even years and serves a two- year term
Public Policy & Legislative Chair elected in odd years and serves a two -year term

Qualifications for Standing Chairs:

  • Have served in a board position, standing, committee and/or special, committee (preferred).
  • Have held membership in TASN for at least one year.
  • Have attended at least two TASN Annual Conferences.
  • Be a voting member of TASN and SNA for their entire term.


Area Representatives:

Area 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 are elected in odd years and serve a two- year term
Area 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 are elected in even years and serve a two -year term

Qualifications:

  • Have held active membership in TASN for at least two years.
  • Have attended at least two TASN Annual Conferences.
  • Proof of previous organizational experience.
  • Must be a current member of TASN during the entire term.


The nominating committee is elected by the Board and issues this call for nominations in the TASNews, eblasts, and on the TASN website to encourage members to run for office. The committee may also solicit candidates for office.

Qualifications will be verified through TASN Headquarters. Consenting nominees are to submit a Professional Biography, resume and photo to TASN Headquarters for qualification verification and forwarded to the Nominating Committee for the interview process. Candidates will be selected on their professional competency, achievement in association work, goals for the position.

Consideration will be given to present a balanced ballot, representative of the state. The nominating committee shall report the slate of candidates to the Board of the Directors at the February Board meeting. There shall be no nominations from the floor.

Please return the completed form to:
TASN
4130 Spicewood Springs Road # 201
Austin, Texas 78759
Fax: 512-371-0125

Name of Nominee: _____________________________________________

School District: ________________________________________________

Position you are being nominated for: ________________________________

Phone # of nominee: ___________________________________________

Address of nominee: ____________________________________________

Email of nominee: _____________________________________________

Person submitting the nomination: ________________________________

ISD of person submitting nomination: _______________________________

Phone # of person submitting nomination: ___________________________


Days out of your District

 TASN Annual Conference (June)  4 days
 TASN Board of Director Meeting (Oct & Feb)  2 X 2 = 4 days
 TASN Industry Seminar (Oct or Jan)  3 days
 TASN Board Training (May)  1 day
 SNA Annual Conference (July)  5 days
 SNA Legislative Action Conference (Feb or March)  3-4 days
 Minimum of  21 days
 SNA Leadership Conference (Only Vice President) (April)  3-4 days
   25 days
   
Committee chairs and Area Representatives:

 TASN Annual Conference (June)  4 days
 TASN Board of Director Meetings (Oct. & Feb)  2 X 2 = 4 days
 TASN Board Training (May)  3 days
 TASN Leadership Camp (Sept or Oct. or Nov.)  1 day
Minimum of 10 days


When submitting nomination form, please include: this form, a letter from your immediate supervisor approving that you run for the position, a photo (headshot for the TASNews).

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