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Filling C&I chair vacancy on Executive Board

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There is now a vacancy in the position of TCTA Curriculum & Instruction Chairperson. Ms. Melody Young, the previous chair, was elected to the office of President-Elect effective June 1, 2023.

Article VI, Section 1, D, of the current TCTA Bylaws provides that:

In case of a vacancy in the office of Standing Committee Chairperson, the Directors’ Council shall elect a successor.

The remainder of this term of office for Curriculum & Instruction Chairperson extends through May 31, 2024. Accordingly, we are seeking nominations of qualified individuals to fill the final year of this two-year term.

Article VI, Section 1, C, of the current TCTA Bylaws provides that:

To be eligible for a committee chair, a candidate must have been an Active member of the Association for at least four (4) consecutive years immediately preceding election.

This vacancy will be filled by the Directors’ Council at the June 27, 2023, meeting. The candidate elected will serve until May 31, 2024. This position will be on the ballot for the full two-year term at the 2024 annual business meeting. Please submit the names of any qualified candidates that you, your local association, or other TCTA members may wish to nominate for consideration by the Directors’ Council. For candidates to be included on the ballot, written nominations must be received at TCTA Headquarters by 5 p.m. June 22, 2023, along with a signed Qualifications and Consent Statement. Submission of the Q&C Statement, if submitted by the deadline, will suffice for written notice; you may also send an email to Executive Director Ann Fickel at

A drawing will determine the order of the names listed on the ballot. Please note that individuals may nominate themselves. All qualified nominees will be notified of confirmation of their candidacy by Headquarters.

Candidates will be welcome to attend the Directors’ Council remote meeting on June 27 at 2 p.m., via Zoom. Candidates will be given a three-minute opportunity to address the Council during the opening session of the meeting, or may submit a video to of up to three minutes. A candidate may also choose to designate someone to speak to the Council on his/her behalf. Candidates should not use the official TCTA emblem, slogan, and/or stationery in any campaign literature, or campaign or discuss candidacy while conducting field service for the association.