LDA’s nominating committee is ready to receive your nominations for the 2016-17 officers and board of directors. Positions to be filled at the Assembly of Delegates in Orlando on February 16, 2016, include: President (two year term), First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer (all one year terms), and four positions as members of the Board of Directors (all three year terms).
All of us have an important role in nominating and electing LDA’s Board of Directors, which is the governing body of LDA that enacts policies, adopts plans, monitors programs and services, and sets priorities of the organization subject to the approval of the Assembly of Delegates. Remember that prospective candidates must be LDA members in good standing and must be committed to work for the goals of LDA.
Nomination and recommendation forms can be completed electronically by the candidate and the nominator. Deadline for submittal is August 31. Forms and board responsibilities are available through your state affiliate or the national office (email@example.com). If you have questions about the process, please send them to this email address.
Thank you for your support of LDA.
Suzanne Fornaro serves as Chairman of the Nominating Committee; Co-Editor, THE LD SOURCE; member of the Marketing and Communications Committee and was President of LDA from 2004-2006. She has served on the Board, Executive Committee, and/or chaired committees for LDA since 1990 and also served on boards and as president of state and local affiliates. Suzanne is the parent of an adult child with learning disabilities.