Application for Board Positions


(Nomination Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2017, 5:00 pm)

No candidates filed by deadline for Second Vice-President, Region IV and Region VI so
Nominating Committee is extending date to Friday, March 3, 2017, 5:00 pm

By: Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, Nominating Committee Chair

At the September 2017, Oregon Association of Municipal Recorders (OAMR) Annual Business Meeting, the OAMR membership will consider electing officers for the 2017-18 year for the following Board positions:

SECOND VICE PRESIDENT: The Second Vice President’s term of office is a four-year commitment beginning with the position of Second Vice President and succeeding to First Vice President, President and Immediate Past President. The Second Vice President shall chair Special Projects/Fundraising Committee; solicit quotes from lodging/conference facilities and travel to site visits; act as First Vice President in the absence of First Vice President; and serve as a member of the Budget Committee, etc.

SECRETARY: The Secretary’s term of office is a two-year term. The Secretary shall attend and keep minutes of all OAMR Board meetings; keep official copy of current OAMR Bylaws; and serve as official OAMR Records Officer.

The Region Director’s term of office is a two-year term. The Directors shall attend all OAMR Board meetings and OAMR Annual Conference; encourage membership in OAMR and International Institute of Municipal Clerks to new regional members; encourage members to attend mid-year and annual academies and annual conference; contribute information to OAMR newsletter; coordinate region basket for annual fundraiser; and write letters of recommendation for members seeking CMC certification.

Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, and Yamhill Counties

Lane and Douglas Counties

Hood River, Sherman, Wasco, Jefferson, Crook and Deschutes Counties 

: In accordance with the OAMR Bylaws, Article V, Section 3, only active members of the Association, in good standing, shall be eligible to hold office. Candidates must have actively participated on an Association committee for two years, within the past four years, prior to taking office.

 Ask yourself:

  • Do I want to be part of the body that is responsible for making decisions regarding policy, service and education?
  • Do I want my decisions, direction and vision about OAMR’s future to directly impact the membership?

 If you answered yes to either of the questions, then it is time to take the initial step forward and put your perspective, leadership and knowledge to task by serving as an OAMR Board of Director. The OAMR provides an excellent leadership mentoring program if needed.

To apply for candidacy, please submit the following items to the Nominating Committee by Friday, February 17, 2017, 5:00 p.m. 
  • Declaration of Candidacy form;
  • Candidate Statement;
  • Letter of Support from Mayor or municipality you represent;
  • Recent photograph (high quality digital color photograph); and
  • Provide copies of OAMR Certificates issued for active participation on OAMR Committees for two years, within the past four years.

The information provided will be published in the newsletter and annual conference program. Please click on links above to view responsibilities and/or additional details. The Election shall be conducted at the annual meeting in accordance with Article VI of the OAMR Bylaws.

Anna Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
OAMR Nominating Committee Chair
City of Forest Grove,
P. O. Box 326,
Forest Grove, OR 97116-0326

l Fax 503.992.3207


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