- The name of this organization is the State University of New York Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD)
A nominating committee shall be established by the Board of Directors in order to identify, solicit, and secure potential directors to serve on the board of the State University of New York Council for University Advancement.
The Nominating Committee shall be composed of five members of the board who have been appointed by the SUNYCUAD officers. The Nominating Committee, by its composition, shall represent a number of different perspectives. Other directors of the board who have not been appointed to the Nominating Committee can also assist the committee by suggesting potential candidates.
The primary duty of the committee is to lead the recruitment process for suitable members for the board in order to propose a slate of candidates to the SUNYCUAD Board of Directors. Other duties of the committee include:
To be most effective in ensuring the right candidates are considered, the selection criteria must consider the composition of the current board, the current directors’ qualities, and the dynamic needs of the organization.
The Nominating Committee will consider the following criteria in order to identify candidates for consideration:
The Nominating Committee shall carefully analyze these qualities with those of the current board and consider how the prospective members and current members will work together. The committee shall also consider how the prospective members will influence the existing board dynamics.
The Nominating Committee shall consider how the potential members will fit with the organization both in its current state and in the future. Factors that influence this include:
No later than the first week in February, the Nominating Committee will conduct an open call for nominations from among the SUNYCUAD membership. Individuals may be nominated by others or may self-nominate. The Nominating Committee may recruit potential directors as well. Nominations are to be submitted to the committee no later than March 1.
In order to be nominated, an individual must be a dues paying member. No more than two individuals from a campus may serve on the Board at one time. No more than three campuses with two representatives from each may serve on the board at one time.
All individuals nominated to the Board of Directors will be considered by the Nominating Committee. The committee will recommend a slate of candidates to the Board of Directors and a vote will be taken. The vote will be ratified by the general membership of SUNYCUAD at the annual meeting.
Newly elected board members will be notified by the President of their election.
a) Board members who miss two successive meetings without acceptable cause shall be subject to removal by vote of the Board of Directors.
a) Board members shall continue to be responsible for the normal overhead they incur in attending meetings. SUNYCUAD may charge dues at the discretion of the Board; operating funds shall be raised through conference and workshop registration fees.
a) The immediate Past President will conduct the orderly election of directors. In the event the immediate Past President is unable to serve in this capacity, the President will appoint an alternate elections officer.
b) Each dues-paying member shall have one vote in the primary nominations and election of directors. Members vote only for candidates within their own professional track.
The Officers shall be elected by the Board of Directors from within its own membership. Terms of officers shall be limited to two consecutive, one-year terms. The Executive Committee shall consist of four officers: President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary.
SUNYCUAD shall meet at least once yearly.
The parliamentary authority for SUNYCUAD shall be Robert’s Rules of Order (revised edition) which is to be followed on all cases applicable and consistent with the constitution. The President may designate a Board member to serve as parliamentarian.
The constitution shall take effect January 1, 1982 and shall govern the conduct of the organization pending a formal vote of ratification at the 1982 annual meeting and as amended by a majority vote of the membership present at subsequent annual business meetings.
As amended, June 10, 1999
As amended June 10, 2004
As amended June 14, 2007
As amended June 12, 2008
As amended June 10, 2010