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Application for Board Positions


(Extended Nomination/Candidacy Deadline: Monday, August 2, 2021, 5:00 p.m.)
By: Debby Roth, Nominating Committee Chair

At the September 2021 OAMR business meeting, the membership will be asked to elect officers for the 2021-22 year for offices of Second Vice President, Secretary, and Directors for Regions II, IV and VI.

The office of Second Vice President 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 responsibilities of Second Vice President include: Chair Special Projects/Fund Raising Committee; Solicit quotes from lodging/conference facilities; Act as First Vice President in the absence of First Vice President; Serve as a member of the Budget Committee, etc.

The office of Secretary is a two-year term. The responsibilities of Secretary include: Attend all Board meetings and OAMR Annual Conference; Keep the minutes of all meetings of the OAMR Board and Annual Business Meeting; Keep official copy of the OAMR Bylaws; Serve as OAMR Records Officer; Maintain current list of names/address of all officers and committee members; Work with Historical Preservation Chair to ensure that the history of the Association is kept current; Produce correspondence as required by the President, etc.

REGION DIRECTORS The term of office for Region Directors is two years. Duties shall include, but are not limited to:

  • Attendance at all Board meetings and conferences
  • Encouraging membership in both OAMR and IIMC
  • Encouraging attendance at OAMR Mid-year and Annual Conferences
  • Contributing articles and/or information for inclusion in the OAMR quarterly newsletter
  • Coordinating region basket for fundraising at conference
  • Writing letters of support for members applying for their CMC designation

Region Director Positions up for election include (covering cities located within the listed counties):

  • Region II: Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, and Yamhill Counties
  • Region IV: Lane and Douglas Counties
  • Region VI: Hood River, Sherman, Wasco, Jefferson, Crook and Deschutes Counties

General eligibility criteria are that you must be an active member in good standing and have actively participated on an OAMR committee for two years within the past four years prior to taking office. 

Please consider applying for OAMR leadership roles. This organization gives so much to its members and serving on the Board is a very rewarding way to give back to a fabulous organization. OAMR provides a leadership mentoring program, so if you are feeling like you need a mentor to assist with Board development, a mentor can be assigned to you.

If you are interested in submitting your name as a candidate for any of the above positions, please complete all of the following steps, and submit a completed application to the Nominating Committee Chair by Monday, August 2, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.

  • Declaration of Candidacy Form
  • Candidate Statement
  • Letter of Support from the Mayor or municipality you represent
  • Recent Photograph (high quality digital)
  • Copies of OAMR certificates issued for participation on OAMR Committees for two years, within the past four years.

Information will be provided for publication in the OAMR Newsletter, as well as the Annual Conference program. Elections will be conducted in accordance with Article VI of the OAMR Bylaws at the Annual Conference.

Debby Roth, MMC, City Recorder
OAMR Nominating Committee Chair
City of Cornelius
1355 N Barlow Street
Cornelius, Oregon 97442

Members of the Nominating Committee:
Cathy Nelson, CMC, Harrisburg
Susan Reeves, MMC, Scappoose
Carla Holzworth, Corvallis
Anna Ruggles, CMC, Forest Grove

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