MAMFT is enriched by the diversity of its membership and strives to maintain a Board of Directors that is representative of its membership and the wide range of contexts in which MFT’s work throughout the state. The Board works not only to enhance the professional life of its members, but also to ensure that Marriage and Family Therapy continues to be a viable profession in Minnesota.
All members are encouraged to nominate a respected colleague for an appropriate position, or to think about how they themselves might become more involved in the important work of our association.
All nominees must be members in good standing with MAMFT and in the appropriate membership category. Nominations will be accepted NOW through July 31, 2017.
Nominations are being sought for the following positions:
President Elect of the Board (term 2018-2019; 2 years) This individual is a member of the Executive Board and will serve a total of 5 years, including a 2-year President Elect term, a 2-year President’s term, and a 1-year Past President’s term. The President Elect leads at all meetings in absence of the President; Acts for President in President’s absences or inability to serve; is an active member/leader of a committee during the term of President-Elect. Membership as a Clinical Fellow is required.
Legislative Chair (term 2018-2020; 3 years) This individual is a member of the Executive Board and is expected to attend Executive Board meetings, monthly board meetings, collaborative meetings and the Annual Board Retreat. This position also attends legislative meetings to keep MFT’s visible to the State of Minnesota. Membership as a Clinical Fellow is required.
At-Large Board Member (term 2018–2020; 3 years) – 2 positions As a voting member of the Board, this person will be expected to attend monthly board meetings, collaborative meetings and the Annual Board Retreat. Each At-Large Board Member also chairs one of the standing committees during their term. Membership as a Clinical Fellow or Pre-Clinical Fellow is required.
Pre-Clinical Representative to the Board (term 2018-2020; 3 years) As a voting member of the Board, this person will be expected to attend monthly board meetings, collaborative meetings, the Annual Board Retreat, and chairs the Pre-Clinical Committee. Membership as a Pre-Clinical Fellow is required.
The Student Representative to the Board (term 2018-2019; 2 years) This position on the Board is elected by the Student members of MAMFT only, in order to serve as liaison for MFT students and graduate programs. The Student Rep is involved in monthly board meetings, collaborative meetings, the Annual Board Retreat, chairs the Student Committee and submits articles quarterly for MAMFT News. Membership as a Student and enrollment in a graduate MFT program is required.
Elections Committee Members (term 2018-2020; 3 years) – 2 positions As one of the 5 members serving on this non-voting independent committee, this individual will help recruit a diverse roster of candidates for the Board and oversee the election process each year. Membership as a Clinical Fellow is required.
For more information contact Christina Corwin (Elections Committee Chair) at firstname.lastname@example.org.