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Positions for 2024-2025

  • Member-at-Large: Central (1 year commitment)

  • Member-at-Large: North (1 year commitment)

  • Member-at-Large: South (1 year commitment)

  • President Elect (2 year commitment)

  • Secretary (1 year commitment)

  • Vice-President (1 year commitment)

  • Officer Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 year commitment)

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Application Process: 

  • Express your interest or be nominated by someone using the this form by March 4, 2024.

  • All confirmed candidates will be asked to submit a picture, written candidate statement, and a 1 minute video. 

  • Candidate information will be distributed to WACUHO members via WAVES and WACUHO website.

  • Candidates attend an orientation during WACE.

  • Candidates are announced and videos will be played during the candidate lunch. 

  • President-elect candidates submit a speech video to be played during the conference/ give a speech during the candidate lunch. 

  • Elections and results will take place in-person, during the Annual Business Meeting at WACE

  • What is the time commitment?
    Executive Committee members are expected to attend the following*: 2-day in person transition meeting in June 2023 - Anaheim (June 11, 12) 2-day in-person meeting in Fall, 2-3 day in-person meeting in Winter and a 1-day in-person meeting the Saturday before WACE (virtual if necessary) Monthly 1-1.5 hour phone/virtual conference meetings Other responsibilities will vary based on position responsibilities and committee liaisons. * Executive travel expenses are paid for by the association in accordance with the WACUHO Travel Policy in the Leadership Manual. Expenses exceeding the per diem allowance are the responsibility of the Executive Committee member
  • What is the application process?
    Express your interest or be nominated by someone using the link below by March 3rd at: (https://forms.gle/DamTwJ3uePK3EiUT6). Confirmed candidates will be asked to submit a picture, written candidate statement, and/or a 1 minute video. Candidate information will be distributed to WACUHO members via WAVES and WACUHO website. For candidates attending WACE, there will be a candidate orientation, and candidates will be introduced during the candidate lunch. President-elect candidates will be asked to make a short 2-3 minute speech. Elections and results will take place during the Annual Business Meeting at WACE.
  • How do elections work?
    At the Annual Business Meeting during WACE, each institution has 1 voting representative (everyone is welcome to attend the meeting). This is usually the Senior Housing Officer or a designee. Each member institution gets 1 vote per position. Candidate information is distributed before WACE online and in the WAVES Institutions should caucus before the Annual Business Meeting to decide who to vote for. Votes are counted during the meeting and if there are any ties, a run-off vote is taken Positions are elected by a simple majority and announced at the end of the Annual Business Meeting.
  • Am I qualified to serve on Exec?
    To be a member of the Executive Committee, you must be employed by a member institution. There are no experience or years of service prerequisites to serve on the Executive Committee. For positions such as President/President Elect or Treasurer, it is recommended that candidates have past experience serving on committees or other involvement in the association for better context and understanding of processes.
  • Do I have to attend WACE to be elected?
    There are a number of benefits to you and your candidacy by attending WACE! Some of these include the ability to attend the candidate session, expand your network, and observe the current Executive Committee member responsibilities. However, if circumstances do not allow for you to be in attendance, it is not a candidacy requirement.
  • How does the appointment process work?
    The Technology Coordinators are non-voting members of the Executive Committee. After the election period is complete, the new Executive Committee will send out a call for interest in the appointed positions. The Technology Coordinators are selected by the Executive Committee.
  • Want to learn more?
    For details on each position, please refer to the leadership manual: https://www.wacuho.org/copy-of-leadership-manual-bylaws For general information about the Executive Committee, please refer to the website: https://www.wacuho.org/exec Email us at: exec@wacuho.org Check out WACUHO Family and Friends Facebook page or Instagram for more information!
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