Saturday, October 5th
@ the SeaTac Airport Marriott
During the WSRID/WSAD Conference
We really want your involvement in the meeting!
In order to vote, you must renew or join by August 6th.
Keep an eye out for more information via email and or website!
Eight board positions are now open for nominations for the upcoming elections during our Annual Membership Meeting at the SeaTac Airport Marriott - Saturday, October 5th:
Vice President [two year term: 2019-2021]
Treasurer [two year term: 2019-2021]
Deaf/DeafBlind Member-at-Large [two year term: 2019-2021]
3 Director [two year term: 2019-2021]
1 Director [one year term: 2018-2020]
Student Director [one year term: 2019-2020]
If you would like to nominate someone, please email us using the link below. We will then confirm that they are eligible. If the nominee is eligible*, we will ask them if they accept the nomination. After accepting, we will request a photo, short bio, and finally a statement regarding their desire to serve on the board.
* All candidates for Board shall have been voting members in good standing for at least two (2) consecutive years immediately prior to candidacy, with the exception of the Student Director. Candidates for the Student Director position must be a member in good standing for sixty (60) days prior to election.
If you would like to make a proposal for changes to our bylaws, please email your proposal to the bylaws committee by August 6th. Proposals will be sent out to our membership before conference, so that, everyone will have the opportunity to ask questions before the annual membership meeting. This will help the voting process run more efficiently.
The Judie Husted Member of the Year Award is presented to a WSRID member who reflects the character traits and commitment to our organization as displayed by the namesake of this award. Those traits include dedication, mentoring, service, and involvement to better our organization and supports colleagues.
Theresa B. Smith Distinguished Service Award
An award WSRID gives to express its deep appreciation for dedication, inspiration, and vision, as well as many other contributions to the organization and the profession. Named after Theresa B. Smith, CSC, PhD has served WSRID as an active member since WSRID’s founding in 1968, serving as board member, mentor, and conscience of the organization.
If you would like to nominate a WSRID member you feel exemplifies dedication to our professions, please submit your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than September 1st, 2019.
It is helpful to the election committee if nominations are submitted in the form of a paragraph or letter outlining reasons why a person should receive this award rather than submitting only a name for nomination.