AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS DIRECTOR AND SECRETARY NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN
Do you have a strong passion for the paralegal field and a deep commitment to extending its influence throughout the United States? If you do, we have an incredible opportunity for you! NALA is searching for an Affiliated Associations (AA) Director and Secretary who will wholeheartedly support present and future NALA Affiliated Associations. These two roles are crucial in fortifying the paralegal community nationwide by advocating for the valuable services and resources NALA offers to its AAs.
If you would like to serve as Affiliated Association Director or Secretary for the 2023-2024 term, then it is essential to begin securing nominations right away. You are not allowed to nominate yourself. You need to convince an Affiliated Association to nominate you. Nominations can only be submitted by AA Presidents and NALA Liaisons. NALA is willing to assist you in establishing important connections so you can obtain a nomination. Send an email to email@example.com, and we will give you the contact details of the President and NALA Liaison of each Affiliated Association. This will enable you to present your case for why they should nominate you for the position of AA Director or Secretary.
If you are interested in running for the NALA Affiliated Associations Director position, click here to read about the qualifications, role, and responsibilities of this position.
If you would like to run for the NALA Affiliated Associations Secretary position, click here to read about the qualifications, role, and responsibilities of this position.
Affiliated Associations now have the opportunity to send in nominations for the roles of AA Director and AA Secretary. The submission deadline for nominations is May 1, 2023, at 5 p.m. CT, and NALA will only accept one nomination per position per association. Affiliated Association Presidents will confer with their board of directors, including their NALA Liaison, to choose the nominees.
Affliated Associations, when you are ready to submit your nominations, click here to complete the 2023 AA Director Nomination Form or the 2023 AA Secretary Nomination Form. Scroll down to Affiliated Association Information and choose the drop down for 2023/2024 Nominations & Voting - Affiliated Association Director & Affiliated Association Secretary. Both forms are beneath that. You can only submit one nomination per position. Please note that Student Affiliated Associations are not eligible to nominate or vote for either Affiliated Associations Director or Secretary positions.
All Affiliated Associations need to select their designated voting representative by May 15, 2023. Click here to complete your 2023 AA Voting Representative Form. Scroll down to Affiliated Association Information and choose the drop down for 2023/2024 Nominations & Voting - Affiliated Association Director & Affiliated Association Secretary. The designated voter form is beneath the nomination forms. NALA will share the process and schedule for the 2023-2024 elections with the designated voter.
On May 15th, NALA will provide a list of nominees and their biographies to the AA designated voter, AA President, and AA NALA Liaison to aid in their decision making. Voting will begin on June 1, 2023, and finish at 5 p.m. CT on June 30, 2023.
We encourage all eligible and interested candidates to begin securing nominations in time for the May 1st deadline. NALA is looking forward to receiving your nominations. We wish the best of luck to all who want to serve as Affiliated Associations Director or Secretary.