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Application for Board Positions


(Extended Nomination/Candidacy Deadline: Friday, August 26, 2022, 5:00 p.m.)

By: Christie Teets, Nominating Committee Chair

At the September 2022 OAMR business meeting, the membership will be asked to elect officers for the 2022-23 year for offices of Second Vice President, Treasurer, and Directors for Regions I, III, V, and VII.

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 Treasurer is a two-year term.

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 I: Clatsop, Columbia, and Tillamook Counties
  • Region III: Benton, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, and Polk Counties
  • Region V: Coos, Curry, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Lake Counties
  • Region VII: Baker, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallow, and Wheeler 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 Friday, August 26, 2022, 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.

Christie Teets, City Recorder
OAMR Nominating Committee Chair
City of Molalla

Members of the Nominating Committee:
Cathy Nelson, CMC, Harrisburg
Susan Reeves, MMC, Scappoose
Debby Roth, MMC, Cornelius

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