|Call for Candidates
In preparation for the 2020 election, your SHS Section is seeking candidates for the following positions:
Officers (chair, vice chair, secretary, and treasurer) will serve in their positions for two years. At-large Directors will serve in their positions for three years.
All positions will begin in August 2020 at Fire-Rescue International.
If you’re a chief officer and a member of the SHS Section who’s interested in serving your fellow section members in this capacity, forward the following information to SHS Section liaison Taylor Munday by 5 PM ET on Monday, March 9:
Officer Eligibility and Duties:
Officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer) of the Section’s Board of Directors must be non-retired, current, Regular Section and IAFC members at the time of their candidacy and, if elected, must maintain IAFC and Section membership for the duration of their term.
To be an officer of the Section, the member must have served a minimum of one 3-year term as a member of the Section’s Board of Directors.
The Chair shall:
The Vice Chair shall:
The Secretary shall:
The Treasurer shall:
At-large Director Eligibility:
At least six of the nine at–large directors of the Section’s Board of Directors must be non-retired, current Regular Section and IAFC members at the time of their candidacy and, if elected, must maintain IAFC and Section memberships for the duration of their term. No more than three of the at-large directors may be retired chief officers. There is currently one retired At-Large Director.
Any at-large director of the Section’s board who retires while in office shall be permitted to remain in office for the duration of his/her term as long as the number of retired directors on the board does not exceed three. If a retirement causes this number to rise to four, the director shall remain in office until the next regular annual meeting of the Section, when a new director shall be elected by the membership.
Section members who are Associate members of the IAFC may not serve on the Section’s Board of Directors.