Nominations Sought for Election of Officers to the Academy of International Business Executive Board for 2014-2017
AIB’s new Constitution (http://aib.msu.edu/aboutaibconstitution.asp) and Bylaws (http://aib.msu.edu/aboutaibbylaws.asp) was approved by members in June 2012, resulting in a new governance structure for the AIB Executive Board. The Board now operates on a rolling basis, with new members elected annually to fill open positions.
Reflecting this new structure, the Nominations Committee, composed of the three immediate Past Presidents of the Academy, is hereby soliciting nominations for the following positions and will present a slate to the membership for election later this Fall.
a. President - Elect
b. Vice President Program - Elect
c. Vice President Administration
One candidate will be nominated from among those previously elected Vice-President for either Program or Administration. The elected person will serve a three year term: as President-Elect for 2014-2015, President for 2015-2016 and as Immediate Past President for 2016-2017. The AIB President presides at all meetings of the Academy and of the Executive Board, appoints and instructs all committees and is responsible for the strategic direction of the Academy and for supervising the functions of the other officers and of the Executive Director.
Vice President Program-Elect:
Two candidates will be nominated. The elected person will serve a three year term: as VP Program-Elect for 2014-2015 and be responsible for organizing the pre-meeting activities for the 2015 Conference, VP Program for 2015-2016 and responsible for putting the 2016 conference program together, and as VP Program-Past for 2016-2017.
Vice President Administration:
Two candidates will be nominated. The elected person will serve a three year term and will be one of three individuals serving as VP Administration on the Board. The VPs Administration have oversight responsibility for finances, membership and chapter relations. The AIB President determines the type and sequencing of the responsibilities between the multiple officers serving this position.
Nominations (including self-nominations) for any of these positions should be sent to the Secretariat at [log in to unmask] , by no later than November 15, 2013.
Yves DozMary Ann Von Glinow