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The Regional Director-Elect position is for a three year term. The Regional Director-Elect serves a one-year term as Director-Elect followed by a one-year term as Regional Director, which is then followed by a one-year term as Immediate Past Regional Director. 

Regional Director-Elect Job Description

I. Duties
The Regional Director-Elect serves to gain additional knowledge of ACCED-I under the incumbent Regional Director. The duties of the Regional Director-Elect shall include but are not limited to the following:
• Participates in monthly Leadership Development Action Team Conference Calls
• Provides monthly regional reports to the Leadership Development Action Team
• Participates in regular meetings with the Regional Director and Immediate Past Regional Director
• Maintains regular contact with the Action Team Chair and the ACCED-I staff liaison regarding activities and trends in the region
• Attends the Regional Leadership Training at the Annual Conference
• Chairs the Social Media/Regional Calendar Committee
• Co-chairs the Scholarships and Drive-Ins & Networking Events Committees with Regional Director
• Writes and submits articles with regional information for ACCED-I Connect and regional newsletters
• Promotes membership by marketing the Association to non-members in the region
• Utilizes the monthly membership roster and encourages member renewals
• Completes other duties as assigned by the Regional Director and Immediate Past Regional Director

II. Term of Office
The Regional Director-Elect serves a one-year term as Director-Elect followed by a one year term as Regional Director, which is then followed by a one year term as Immediate Past Regional Director.

III. Qualifications
• The Regional Director-Elect will have an Institutional, Individual or Associate membership in ACCED-I for at least one year
• The Regional Director-Elect must have minimum financial support from his/her institution or association for provision of telephone, fax and postage costs incurred during his/her term of office
• The Regional Director-Elect is required to attend the ACCED-I Annual Conference
• The Regional Director-Elect is required to attend the Regional Leadership Training held in conjunction with the ACCED-I Annual Conference prior to assuming office
• The Regional Director-Elect is financially responsible for his/her registration, lodging and travel to the ACCED-I Annual Conference
• The Regional Director-Elect shall possess leadership and organizational skills necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the office to ensure success of regional activities and membership development
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Any person serving as Regional Director-Elect must be a voting representative of an institutional or individual member category and shall be a member in good standing


Regional Director Job Description

I. Duties
The duties of the Regional Director shall include but are not limited to the following:
• Participates in monthly Leadership Development Action Team Conference Calls
• Provides monthly regional reports to the Leadership Development Action Team
• Participates in regular meetings with the Regional Director-Elect and Immediate Past Regional Director
• Maintains regular contact with the Action Team Chair and the ACCED-I staff liaison regarding activities and trends in the region
• Attends the Regional Leadership Training at the Annual Conference
• Provides information, training and mentoring to the Regional Director-Elect
• Co-chairs the Scholarships and Drive-Ins & Networking Events Committees with Regional Director-Elect
• Co-chairs Outreach & Recruitment Committee with Immediate Past Regional Director
• Manages the regional budget following the guidelines established by the Association (See
Financial Guidelines)
• Writes and submits articles with regional information for ACCED-I Connect and regional newsletters
• Promotes membership by marketing the Association to non-members in the region
• Utilizes the monthly membership roster and encourages member renewals
• Submits nomination(s) for ACCED-I awards categories with particular attention to candidates for the Volunteer of the Year award

II. Term of Office
The Regional Director serves a term of one year after completing one year as Regional Director-Elect. The Regional Director serves a one-year term as Immediate Past Regional Director after completing one year as Regional Director.

If the Regional Director is unable to complete his/her term, he/she will submit a letter of resignation to the Action Team Chair and ACCED-I staff liaison. He/she will make plans to transfer all information to the Regional Director-Elect.

III. Qualifications
• The Regional Director must have minimum financial support from his/her institution or association for provision of telephone, fax and postage costs incurred during his/her term of office
• The Regional Director is required to attend the ACCED-I Annual Conference
• The Regional Director is required to attend the Regional Leadership Training held in conjunction with the ACCED-I Annual Conference prior to assuming office
• The Regional Director is financially responsible for his/her registration, lodging and travel to the ACCED-I Annual Conference
• The Regional Director shall possess leadership and organizational skills necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the office and to ensure success of regional activities and membership development
•  Any person serving as Regional Director must be a voting representative of an institutional or individual member category and shall be a member in good standing


Immediate Past Regional Director Job Description

I. Duties
The Immediate Past Regional Director serves to share knowledge of ACCED-I and act as a mentor to the Regional Director and Regional Director-Elect.
The duties of the Immediate Past Regional Director shall include but are not limited to the following:
• Participates in monthly Leadership Development Action Team Conference Calls
• Provides monthly regional reports to the Leadership Development Action Team
• Participates in regular meetings with the Regional Director and Regional Director-Elect
• Maintains regular contact with the Action Team Chair and the ACCED-I staff liaison regarding activities and trends in the region
• Provides information, training and mentoring to the Regional Director and Regional Director-Elect
• Chairs the Elections, Sponsorships and Awards Committees
• Co-chairs the Outreach & Recruitment Committee with Regional Director
• Writes and submits articles with regional information for ACCED-I Connect and regional newsletters
• Promotes membership by marketing the Association to non-members in the region
• Utilizes the monthly membership roster and encourages member renewals

II. Term of Office

The Immediate Past Regional Director serves a term of one year after completing one year as Regional Director.

If the Immediate Past Regional Director is unable to complete his/her term, he/she will submit a letter of resignation to the Regional Leadership Chair and ACCED-I staff liaison. He/she will make plans to transfer all information to the Regional Director.

III. Qualifications
• The Immediate Past Regional Director must have minimum financial support from his/her institution or association for provision of telephone, fax and postage costs incurred during his/her term of office
• The Immediate Past Regional Director is required to attend the ACCED-I Annual Conference
• The Immediate Past Regional Director will complete a one-year term of service as Regional Director and a one-year term as Regional Director-Elect prior to assuming the position
• The Immediate Past Regional Director is financially responsible for his/her registration, lodging and travel to the ACCED-I Annual Conference
• The Immediate Past Regional Director shall possess leadership and organizational skills necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the office and to ensure success of regional activities and membership development
•  Any person serving as Immediate Past Regional Director must be a voting representative of an institutional or individual member category and shall be a member in good standing