56th Biennial NAD Conference, June 30 - July 4, 2022, Orlando, Florida.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF

Transcript: Call for Candidates 2022

The NAD is thrilled to release the call for candidates for eight different positions:

– four executive board positions available for a term of two years, 2022-2024: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer

– four region board positions available for election for a term of four years, 2022-2026: Region I (northern states), Region II (mid-western states), Region III (southern states), and Region IV (western states)

Please review the NAD Election Standards and Procedures and email [email protected] if you have any questions. 

VIDEO DESC & TRANSCRIPT:

MELISSA: Hi! I’m Melissa Draganac-Hawk, I am the Board Liaison for the Elections committee. On behalf of the Elections Committee, we are pleased to announce a call for candidates to serve on the NAD Board. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to consider applying for a position. We’re looking for people who are passionate about advocacy. The NAD is looking for people who wish to improve the quality of life of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in the US. There are four executive board positions available for a term of two years, 2022-2024: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. There are also four region board positions available for election for a term of four years, 2022-2026: Region I (northern states), Region II (mid-western states), Region III (southern states), and Region IV (western states). You may wonder about the general expectations to serve on the NAD Board. The NAD Board meets in person four times a year in different states, our typical schedule is Wednesday-Sunday. We also meet virtually every month. About 4 hours or more per week is expected, whether it’s to join virtual meetings, respond to emails, work on different projects, and more. Each Board member also will serve as a Board Liaison for a committee or membership section. There are two requirements for candidates: 1) You must be a NAD member for at least the last two years. 2) You must be a member of either a national organization that is membership-based and affiliated with the NAD or a State Association that is affiliated with the NAD. If you’re considering applying, please be sure to review the Elections Standards and Procedures. If you have any questions, please email [email protected] Good luck!