During the recruitment and application period of July to September, members are encouraged to forward names of qualified candidates to the Member Network by sending the person’s name and school to firstname.lastname@example.org or a member of the Member Network.
The Regional Representatives for Regions II, IV, and VI are elected to a two-year term during even numbered years. These positions will open for the 2022 elections.
Regional Nominations & Appointments Committees will recruit members, review applications and supporting materials, and determine the slate of candidates for each region. The final slate of candidates will be certified by the NIRSA Nominations & Appointments Committee and announced in mid-December. Electronic elections will occur January 19-31, 2022, with results announced shortly thereafter.
Candidates interested in serving as a Regional Representative for Regions II, IV, and VI must submit the following to email@example.com:
- Letter of Application, indicating interest, highlighting work experience and skills, and NIRSA involvement applicable to the position,
- Current resume
Deadline for applications has been extended to October 13, 2021 at 12pm PT. Our decision to extend the deadline is not based on the quality of the applications that have already been received, rather it will allow us to increase the size and diversity of our applicant pool and ensure that we have a robust candidate pool to choose from. The committee will then invite finalists to submit the Regional Representative application package which will be due on November 1, 2021.
The application will include a brief bio, answers to specific leadership questions, three references, a photo and letter of institutional support. The final slate of candidates will be approved by the current NIRSA Board and announced in mid-December. Electronic elections will occur January 19-31, 2022, with results announced shortly thereafter.
Regional Representatives for Regions I, III, V and Canada will open again for the 2023 elections.
NIRSA Student Members in each region elect the NIRSA Student Leader & their Regional Student Leaders annually.
The recruitment and slating process for the NIRSA Student Leader is conducted by a subcommittee of the NIRSA Nominations & Appointments Committee, which includes the current and previous year’s NIRSA Student Leader.
The recruitment and slating process for Regional Student Leaders is conducted by regional committees headed by current Regional Student Leaders. The final slate of candidates will be certified by the NIRSA Nominations & Appointments Committee.
Deadline for the NIRSA Student Leader & Regional Student Leader positions will be November 1, 2021. Candidates interested in serving as NIRSA Student Leader or a Regional Student Leader must submit the following:
- Cover Letter
- Photo (The best photos will be 3.8 megapixels — around 1600 pixels by 2400 pixels. Please try to upload as high of quality as you can.)
Electronic elections will occur January 19-31, 2022, with results announced shortly thereafter.
If you have questions, please feel free to contact Sarah Heemstra 2021-2022 NIRSA Student Leader, or a member of the Student Leadership Team.
If you have questions or problems with the application, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.