Nominations Chair Position Description

One year: January 1 to December 31.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Upon appointment by the chair, and concurrence by the section leadership committee, review the nomination and election requirements found in the section operating agreement
  • Review or establish policy for any part of the nomination and election process not described by society requirements
  • Work with the nominating committee on the following:
    • Identify at least one potential candidate for each elected position as required by the Society and any applicable section policies
    • Contact potential candidates and confirm willingness to serve, if elected
    • Ensure that a call for nominations from the general division membership is made at least 30 days prior to the presentation of nominees. See the SOA for nomination requirements



  • Must be an ASQ member affiliated with the section
  • It is recommended that the immediate past chair of the section hold this position or be a member of the committee


Time Commitment
Approximately six hours per year.