Nominating Committee

/Nominating Committee
Nominating Committee 2015-01-30T18:13:40+00:00
1.      The Nominating Committee is composed of five members, one from each Region of the Association, appointed by the President.

2.      The Committee is chaired by the Immediate Past President.

3.      The Committee should refer to Article V, Sections 2 and 3, of the MCRA Bylaws for guidance in performing its duties.

4.      The Committee shall meet, consider nominations and suggestions for officers, and, upon securing the consent of the nominees, prepare a slate of candidates for office in the upcoming year.

5.      The Committee shall present a report to the membership by publication in Progress and/or an email to the membership, and by posting it on the Association’s website, by July 1 of each year and shall present the report again at the annual Business Meeting.

6.      The Chair shall submit a summary of proposed expenditures to the Board of Directors by the end of December of the current fiscal period if the amount budgeted for the committee exceeds $100. It shall not be assumed that the total amount allocated for this committee must be expended without reason or purpose.

7.      If necessary expenses should exceed the amount budgeted for the committee, the Chair shall request approval from the President or the Board for any additional funds.

8.      If applicable, the Chair shall include a breakdown of revenues acquired and/or expenses incurred, detailing how and when monies were received or expended in the annual committee report.

PRO BONO COMMITTEE
1.      The Pro Bono Committee shall be appointed by the Board of Directors.

2.      The Committee shall serve at the direction of and report to the President and the Board of Directors.

3.      The Committee should present an outline of any proposed activities for the year to the Board of Directors for approval.

4.      The Chair shall submit a summary of proposed expenditures to the Board of Directors by the end of December of the current fiscal period if the amount budgeted for the committee exceeds $100. It shall not be assumed that the total amount allocated for this committee must be expended without reason or purpose.

5.      If necessary expenses should exceed the amount budgeted for the committee, the Chair shall request approval from the President or the Board for any additional funds.

6.      If applicable, the Chair shall include a breakdown of revenues acquired and/or expenses incurred, detailing how and when monies were received or expended in the annual committee report.

PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE
1.      The Public Relations Committee shall be appointed by the President-Elect, with the approval of the President.

2.      The Committee shall serve at the direction of and report to the President and the Board of Directors.

3.      The Committee is responsible for activities promoting good will between the Missouri Court Reporters Association and the Bar and the Judiciary.

4.      The Committee should meet in the fall and make plans for the upcoming year. The Committee should submit recommendations and an outline of their proposed activities at the January Board of Directors meeting for board approval.

5.      The Chair shall submit pertinent public relations activities information to the Editor-in-Chief for publication in Progress.

6.      The Chair shall submit a summary of proposed expenditures to the Board of Directors by the end of December of the current fiscal period if the amount budgeted for the committee exceeds $100. It shall not be assumed that the total amount allocated for this committee must be expended without reason or purpose.

7.      If necessary expenses should exceed the amount budgeted for the committee, the Chair shall request approval from the President or the Board for any additional funds.

8.      If applicable, the Chair shall include a breakdown of revenues acquired and/or expenses incurred, detailing how and when monies were received or expended in the annual committee report.

REAL-TIME COMMITTEE
1.         The Real-Time Committee shall be appointed by the President-Elect, with the approval of the President.

2.      The Committee shall serve at the direction of and report to the President and the Board of Directors.

3.      The Committee will consider sponsoring a Missouri Certified Real-Time Reporter examination at each Convention. If a decision is made to conduct an examination for such certification, the Real-Time Committee will arrange for and administer the examination.

4.      The Chair shall inform the Editor-in-Chief of any successful test applicants for publication in Progress and the Web Administrator for publishing on the Association’s website, as well as upcoming testing information.

5.      The Chair shall submit a summary of proposed expenditures to the Board of Directors by the end of December of the current fiscal period if the amount budgeted for the committee exceeds $100. It shall not be assumed that the total amount allocated for this committee must be expended without reason or purpose.

6.      If necessary expenses should exceed the amount budgeted for the committee, the Chair shall request approval from the President or the Board for any additional funds.

7.      If applicable, the Chair shall include a breakdown of revenues acquired and/or expenses incurred, detailing how and when monies were received or expended in the annual committee report.

SPEED CONTEST CHAIR
1.         The Speed Contest Chair shall be appointed by the President.

2.      The Chair shall serve at the direction of and report to the President and the Board of Directors.

3.      The Chair will consider holding a speed contest at each Convention, if there is interest in such a contest. If a decision is made to hold a contest, the Speed Contest Chair will arrange for and administer the contest.

4.      The Chair shall inform the Editor-in-Chief of any successful contestants for publication in Progress and the Web Administrator for publishing on the Association’s website, as well as any upcoming testing information.

5.      The Chair shall submit a summary of proposed expenditures to the Board of Directors by the end of December of the current fiscal period if the amount budgeted for the committee exceeds $100. It shall not be assumed that the total amount allocated for this committee must be expended without reason or purpose.

6.      If necessary expenses should exceed the amount budgeted for the committee, the Chair shall request approval from the President or the Board for any additional funds.

7.      If applicable, the Chair shall include a breakdown of revenues acquired and/or expenses incurred, detailing how and when monies were received or expended in the annual committee report.

STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1.      The Student Affairs Committee shall be appointed by the President-Elect, with the approval of the President.

2.      The Committee shall serve at the direction of and report to the President and the Board of Directors.

3.      The Committee shall serve as a liaison between the student membership and the Board of Directors.

4.      The Committee will be responsible for hosting a Student Seminar each year.

5.      The Chair shall submit pertinent student affairs information to the Editor-in-Chief for publication inProgress and the Web Administrator for publication on the Association’s website.

6.      The Chair shall submit a summary of proposed expenditures to the Board of Directors by the end of December of the current fiscal period if the amount budgeted for the committee exceeds $100. It shall not be assumed that the total amount allocated for this committee must be expended without reason or purpose.

7.      If necessary expenses should exceed the amount budgeted for the committee, the Chair shall request approval from the President or the Board for any additional funds.

8.      If applicable, the Chair shall include a breakdown of revenues acquired and/or expenses incurred, detailing how and when monies were received or expended in the annual committee report.

STUDENT MENTORING COMMITTEE
1.      The Student Mentoring Committee shall be appointed by the President-Elect, with the approval of the President.

2.      The Committee shall serve at the direction of and report to the President and the Board of Directors.

3.      The Committee shall be chaired by the President-Elect.

4.      The Committee is responsible for coordinating the student sponsorship program for registration at the Convention.

5.      The Committee is responsible for securing reporter sponsors as mentors for participating students.

4.      The Chair shall submit pertinent student mentoring information to the Editor-in-Chief for publication inProgress.

7.      The Chair, at the onset of each term, shall contact all Missouri schools offering court reporting programs, requesting to be advised of graduating students on an ongoing basis, whose names shall be published in a subsequent issue of Progress, with a current list to be forwarded to the Membership Director.

8.      The Chair shall submit a summary of proposed expenditures to the Board of Directors by the end of December of the current fiscal period if the amount budgeted for the committee exceeds $100. It shall not be assumed that the total amount allocated for this committee must be expended without reason or purpose.

9.      If necessary expenses should exceed the amount budgeted for the committee, the Chair shall request approval from the President or the Board for any additional funds.

10.      If applicable, the Chair shall include a breakdown of revenues acquired and/or expenses incurred, detailing how and when monies were received or expended in the annual committee report.