Now Accepting Applications and Nominations for CMA Board of Directors

The CMA Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations and applications for service on the 2009-2010 Board of Directors. If you are interested in applying for a Director position, or you would like to nominate a candidate for service, please complete a Candidate Application or Nomination form and return it to CMA by January 12, 2009. Download the application form CMAdirectorap09

Board of Directors Qualifications and Responsibilities

As provided by the Bylaws of CMA, the Board of Directors oversees the general operation and sets policy for the Association. It is, therefore, essential that members of the Board understand their responsibilities and be willing to commit the time and effort necessary to do justice to this great organization.

The responsibilities and qualifications of a member of the Board are as follows:

1.    Read and be familiar with the Bylaws of the Corporation.

2.    A Board member is required to be the authorized representative of his/her company to CMA.

3.    Attend the Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers and Directors (or a similar – Chapter Annual Meeting)

4.    Attend Board meetings, five times per year, typically held on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

5.    Attend the Annual Board Retreat (2 days usually in May or June).

6.    Review and accept financial and operating statements of the Association.

7.    Review and approve reports of committees, project teams and boards of governors.

8.    Serve on various committees of the Association as assigned by the Chairman of the Board.

9.    Show support for the Association and its programs by participating in CMA’s member services and by attending educational and social functions, and promote CMA’s services to other members and prospective members at every opportunity.

10.    When possible, attend the annual NACM Credit Congress held each May or June, and/or the Western Region Credit Conference in September or October, sponsored by the NACM affiliated associations of the Western Region.

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