SPECIAL ELECTION

Make a difference by nominating a passionate, skilled and dedicated addiction professional to represent the Mid-South Region (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas) on the NAADAC Executive Committee for the 2018-2020 term. The nomination period is open from October 24, 2018 to November 16, 2018, with special election voting taking place November 26, 2018 through December 21, 2018.

Please note: Only current NAADAC members residing or working in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas may submit nominations.

Deadline: November 16, 2018 @ 5:00pm EST 

Procedure

STEP 1: Download Nomination Form
STEP 2: Return completed form to NAADAC by:

  • Email to heidianne@naadac.org
  • Fax to 703.741.7698
  • Mail to NAADAC, Attn: Nominations & Elections, 44 Canal Center Plaza Ste. 301, Alexandria, VA 22314
Qualifications
  • Must be a NAADAC Professional or Retired Member in good standing
  • Must reside and work in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, or Texas
  • A minimum of two years of active engagement in the addiction recovery profession immediately prior to the nomination
  • A minimum of two years of experience on either the NAADAC Board of Directors or a NAADAC Affiliate Board
  • Must be able to perform and fulfill all duties and functions of an RVP as enumerated and described in the Bylaws and Policies and Procedures
Regional Vice President Duties
  • Attend all face-to-face meetings, and participate in all conference calls and electronic meetings of the NAADAC Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Serve on NAADAC committees as directed by the President.
  • Communicate with Affiliates monthly to:
    • Solicit input and report their findings of the needs and issues of the members in the Affiliates in the region.
    • Provide information and support to the Affiliates on a monthly or more frequent basis.
    • Encourage participation in NAADAC functions such as the Annual Conference, Public Policy Conference, regional and local conferences and trainings, Recovery Month activities, and other addiction recovery-related events.
    • Assist with the development and fulfillment of Affiliates’ goals.
    • Support the NAADAC strategic plan.
  • Identify sponsors and exhibitors for NAADAC events.
  • Assist the President at the Annual Conference and Public Policy Conference.
  • Submit an annual Regional Report to the NAADAC office a minimum of fourteen (14) days prior to the Annual Business Meeting.
  • Represent his or her region’s concerns and issues to the NAADAC Board of Directors, and communicating Board responses to the Affiliates in the region.
  • Work with the NAADAC office to assist in promoting and organizing leadership training and other NAADAC events in the region.
  • Promote NAADAC membership in the region.
  • Lend assistance to Affiliates in the region when requested by the President, a Director, or a NAADAC Officer.
  • Attend Affiliate meetings to represent NAADAC.
  • Help Affiliates with membership recruitment, fundraising, and leadership development.
  • Provide written reports to the NAADAC Board of Directors (reporting on) regarding activities among the Region’s Affiliates four (4) times per year.
  • Answer calls, letters, and e-mails as needed from Affiliates in the region and provide copies of correspondence to the NAADAC office.
  • Participate in all scheduled RVP conference calls.
  • Lead the Annual Regional Caucus Meeting at the Annual Conference and reporting outcomes to the NAADAC office.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the President.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please email NAADAC Director of Operations & Finance HeidiAnne Werner, or call 703.741.7686 x101.