President-Elect

Job Responsibilities:

a)      Succeed to the office of President.

b)      Chair the Convention Committee for the fall meeting of the Association (including program, site, meal arrangements, and speaker(s)).

c)       Assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President and the Retiring President.

d)      Function as a working and voting member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.

e)      Serve as ex-officio member, without vote, on all Standing Committees.

f)       Represent the Association (or appoint a representative) at the NSTA National Congress on Science Education meeting with reimbursement of documented expenses to be paid by the Association, within budgetary limitations.


2.     Recording Secretary

Job Responsibilities:

a)      Keep or cause to be kept, accurate minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors and the Association and shall within a month after each such meeting, send a copy of the minutes to each board member.

b)      Receive and file reports and programs of regular and special meetings of the Association.

c)       Attend all regular and special meetings or submit a written report to the President prior to the meeting. 


3.     Mid/Jr High Level Director

4.     College Level Director

Job Responsibilities for Level Directors:

a)      Attend all general membership and Board meetings or submit a written report to the President prior to the meeting.

b)      Maintain contact with teachers from their respective levels and with local, regional, and national organizations, which serve their specific level.

c)       Encourage quarterly newsletter article submission by their constituents and will submit an article of activities for each newsletter

d)      Keep the Board of Directors advised on trends/goals, needs, and opportunities at their particular level.


5.     Northwest Regional Director

6.     Central Regional Director

7.     Southwest Regional Director

Job Responsibilities for Regional Directors:

a)      Attend all general membership and Board meetings or submit a written report to the President prior to the meeting.

b)      Maintain contact with school districts and other science education units within their region.

c)       Inform district contact persons of ASTA activities, meetings, and promote membership.

d)      Encourage quarterly newsletter article submission by members and will submit an article of activities for each newsletter.


INTERESTED? Please self-nominate by September 30th and provide to lhehr@uark.edu not the listserv:

·         Full Name

·         Email Address

·         School (if you are retired, the last school/district/other for which you worked)

·         50-75 Bio Blurb that will be used on the ballot