Board & Committee Nominations

To volunteer or nominate someone for a Committee, Director or Officer position, please complete the Nomination Form:

 

Committee Responsibilities

Executive Committee 
The Executive Committee has all the powers of the Board of Directors and is responsible for transacting business between Board of Directors meetings in accordance with rules established by the Board of Directors.  Actions required between Board of Directors meetings shall be ratified at the next meeting of the Board of Directors.

Nominations Committee
Nominations for President-elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Directors shall be made by the Nominations Committee. Members of the Nominations Committee must be members in good standing and are selected subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. The Nominations Committee shall receive nominations from the membership and identify members who are qualified to serve and who demonstrate leadership characteristics, as candidates for vacancies occurring for offices and Board of Directors. The Nominations Committee shall report their selections to the President and names of all properly nominated candidates shall appear on the Official Ballot

Other Committees
Committees may be established from time to time as appropriate and approved by the Board of Directors. These would include such committees as the Education Committee or Conference Committee.

 

Board, Director & Officer Responsibilities

It is the Board of Directors’ duty to carry out the objectives and purposes of the Association, and may exercise all powers of the Association. The Board of Directors is composed of Officers elected by the Board, and 4 additional Directors elected by the membership. Directors and Officers must be members in good standing with the Association. Officers shall have completed at least 3 continuous years of membership. Membership must be current and continuous. Officers must be residents of the state of Florida for at least 7 months out of the year and must have resided in Florida at least 7 months prior to being nominated.  Officers must hold credentials as sleep technologists issued by the BRPT, ABSM, or NBRC.   With the exception of the President-Elect, all Officers and Directors serve 2-year terms. 

 

DIRECTORS:  2-year terms

OFFICERS:   All positions except for President-Elect are 2-year terms

The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Association. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors. The President shall appoint the chairperson of all committees, except the Nominations Committee, subject to approval of the Board of Directors. The President shall designate members of the Board of Directors to act as board liaison for all committees. 

The President-elect shall preside at the meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors in the absence of the President.  In the event of the disability of the President, the President-elect shall become acting President with all the powers of the President. If there is no President-elect in office in the event of the disability of the President, succession shall proceed as defined in Section 4. The President-Elect shall perform such other duties as the President or Board of Directors may assign. 

The Secretary shall keep the records and papers of the Association and shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors. The secretary shall perform such other duties as the President or Board of Directors may assign. 

The Treasurer shall collect the annual dues of all members and shall keep account for the Association. The Treasurer shall have custody of the funds of the Association, and shall be authorized to open a bank account in the name of the Association. The Treasurer shall be required to submit an annual accounting and proposed budget, both of which shall be approved by the Board of Directors and shall be presented in printed form and available to all members at the annual meeting. The Treasurer shall secure a fidelity bond at the expense of the Association, the limits of which shall be fixed by the Board of Directors and reviewed as necessary. The Treasurer shall perform such other duties as the President or Board of Directors may assign.