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WPSA Nominations: April 9

March 20, 2007, Volume 53, No. 26

All weekly-paid employees are invited to self-nominate or submit names to become a member of  the WPSA Board or an officer for 2007-2008. Contact Candice C. Milbourne Cozart; e-mail: candicem@pobox.upenn.edu or phone (215) 898-6993 no later than Monday, April 9, 2007.

Who is eligible? Any full-time non-union weekly-paid employee is eligible to vote and run for office in the assembly.

Executive 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 2007-2008:

Vice-Chair: 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.

Vice-Chairperson Elect: In the temporary absence of the Vice-Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson Elect shall assume all duties and responsibilities otherwise handled by the Vice-Chairperson. After one year of service, the Vice-Chairperson Elect shall serve as Vice-Chairperson.

Secretary: The Secretary is responsible for all routine correspondence of the Board. The Secretary acts as chief communications officer for the WPSA.

Treasurer: 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 WPSA membership prior to the election on April 19, 2007 from noon-2 p.m. in the Bishop White Room, 2nd floor, Houston Hall.

—Candice C. Milbourne Cozart, Chair, WPSA


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