(Nomination/Candidacy Deadline: February 20, 2020, 5:00 p.m.)
By: Dawn Russ, Nominating Committee Chair
Ask yourself these questions: 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 both or either question, it’s time to put your ideas, perspective, knowledge, and leadership skills to work by taking the steps to become an OAMR Board member.
At the September, 2020, Oregon Association of Municipal Recorders (OAMR) Annual Business Meeting, the OAMR membership will consider electing officers for the 2020-2021 year. Pursuant to OAMR Bylaws, Article V, Section 3, only active members of the Association, in good standing, shall be eligible to hold office. Further, candidates must have actively participated on an Association Committee for two years, within the past four year, prior to taking office.
The following is the list of Board positions for the 2020-2021 year. These are abbreviated job descriptions, but complete job descriptions are available upon request, or can be located on the OAMR website.
The Second Vice President’s term of office is a four-year commitment, beginning with the position of Second Vice President, moving to First Vice President, then President, and finally Immediate Past President, as an Ex-Officio member of the Board. Duties include, but are not necessarily limited to:
The Treasurer position is a two-year commitment. Candidates are required to have a background with municipal financing. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Region Director positions up for election include (covering cities located within the listed counties):
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 Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.:
Region I: Columbia, Clatsop, and Tillamook Counties
Region III: Benton, Linn, Lincoln, Marion, and Polk Counties
Region V: Coos, Curry, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Lake Counties
Region VII: Gilliam, Grant, Morrow, Harney, Malheur, Baker, Union, Wallowa, Wheeler, and Umatilla Counties
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.
- Declaration of Candidacy form
Letter of Support from Mayor or municipality you represent
Recent photograph (high quality color digital)
Copies of OAMR Certificates issued for active participation on OAMR Committees for two years, within the past four years.
Dawn Russ, City Recorder
OAMR Nominating Committee Chair
City of Glendale
PO Box 361
Glendale, OR 97442