Call for Nominations: Board
Members and Officers for 2002-2003
The A-3 Assembly
is the representational body for all full-time, weekly-paid (non-exempt)
employees. The A-3 Assembly's primary goal is to represent the
interests of its membership throughout all segments of the University
of Pennsylvania community. In addition to inviting nominations
for the positions named below, the A-3 Assembly seeks volunteers
to serve on the Executive Board. The Executive Board consists
of 20 weekly-paid employees and serves as the elected official
voice of the A-3 Assembly. The A-3 Assembly accomplishes its mission
a non-exempt employee-based support mechanism to help employees
with job-related issues and provide appropriate resources to assist,
2. Create a supportive
network to work toward achieving the University's goals and objectives
and enhance the status of all staff.
3. Provide speakers
from the University community to provide information to address
the needs and concerns of non-exempt employees.
4. Offer programs
to enhance non-exempt employees' skills and development.
employees are invited to self-nominate or submit names for consideration
to Troy Odom; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone:( 215) 573-9235 no later than Monday, May 6, 2002.
Board Members: 20 positions are available. The Executive
Board Members participate in Executive Board meetings, and can
serve on other University committees. From the membership of
the Executive Board:
the following positions will be elected for the coming year
The Chairperson is the principal executive officer, who calls
meetings, prepares agendas, presides over meetings, and provides
leadership and representation at the University Council and
The Vice-Chairperson is the second executive officer of the
A-3 Assembly. The Vice-Chairperson shall be the primary advisor
to the Chairperson in University matters. In the temporary absence
of the Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson shall assume all duties
and responsibilities otherwise handled by the Chairperson.
The Secretary is the third executive officer of the A-3 Assembly.
The Secretary is responsible for all routine correspondence
of the Board. The Secretary acts as Chief communications officer
for the A-3 Assembly.
The Treasurer is the fourth executive officer of the A-3 Assembly.
The Treasurer shall be held accountable and responsible for
handling the finances and maintaining all financial records
of the Board. Such records should be made available for audit
upon request from the Board.
The home department
and campus extension of the nominee should be included along with
a brief bio (position, length of service, etc). A supporting statement
can be included, if desired. The current Executive Board will
compile the names and contact the nominees. A list of candidates
will be prepared and distributed to the A-3 Assembly membership
prior to the election to be held on May 22, 2002 from noon-1p.m.
in the Bishop White Room, 2nd Floor Houston Hall.
Questions on the
nominating and election process can be directed to Troy Odom at
or phone: (215) 573-9235.
--Troy Odom, Chair,