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2018 Annual Conference - Bloomington, Indiana

GLACUHO News: Committees

Committee Member Applications for 2018-2019 Now Open

Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Eric Musselman
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We are excited to announce GLACUHO Committee Member applications are live for next year’s committees! The work performed by our committee members is the backbone of GLACUHO, truly providing 365-day learning to our Association. We hope you consider joining us as a committee member for the upcoming year.

The deadline to apply is Friday, November 2, 2018 at midnight (CST). We encourage you to connect with outgoing or incoming committee chairs and board members by email, phone, or in person at the conference to learn more about the opportunities. In addition, visit our Committee Member Involvement page to learn about the committees, and learn the traditions and programs associated with each committee.

New Opportunities

In addition to our nine standing committees, we are excited to announce that we are recruiting for two new opportunities this year: the Conference Host Committee, and the Stewardship Committee.

Conference Host Committee

Starting in 2020, the annual conference planning and coordination will be performed by this committee, taking the place of host institutions under our old structure. Membership on this committee is open to all members across the region. As technology has offered new opportunities for collaboration and work, committee membership is not limited to certain geographic regions or states, and members do not need to be geographically located near the host city.

Stewardship Committee

This ad-hoc committee is appointed by the President with the goal of fostering stewardship in the region and support GLACUHO's fundraising endeavors. GLACUHO offers support via scholarships for GLACUHO affiliated members to attend ACUHO-I related events like Stars College, the James C. Grimm National Housing Training Institute, and the ACUHO-I Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE). We are excited to enhance these opportunities for GLACUHO members and this newly created committee will lead initiatives, fundraising, and stewardship for the association.

Full committee descriptions for these, as well as all of our committees, are located on our Committee Member Involvement page.

Committee Member Obligations

In order to serve the Association as a committee member, you must be able to fulfill the following expectations. Please complete the checklist below as you consider serving in this capacity:

  • Correspond with your committee chair on a regular basis (at minimum twice per month).
  • Attend the Winter Meeting at Camp Tecumseh, February 10–11, 2019 (GLACUHO covers the cost for meals and lodging on site).
  • Attend the GLACUHO Annual Conference, October 20-22, 2018, in East Lansing, Michigan.
  • Attend any additional meeting(s) such as monthly committee meetings (online).
  • Accept and complete any assignments to meet the goals of the committee and GLACUHO.
  • Gain immediate supervisor’s and institutional approval to serve prior to submitting your application.

Application Questions

You will be asked the following questions in your application:

  • Committee Interest: Why are you interested in serving on the committees you ranked as your top choices?
  • Are these areas of strength or areas of growth for you?
  • Professional Development Plan: How does the opportunity to serve on a GLACUHO committee fit into your professional development plan for the year?
  • Previous Committee Experience: Please list the GLACUHO committees on which you have previously served and the years that you served on each. If you have not served on a committee before, leave this question blank.
  • Other Regions' Committees: Please list any other housing region's committees on which you have previously served and the years that you served. If you have not served on another region's committees, leave this question blank.

To learn more and to apply, visit the Committee Member Involvement page on our website.

I hope you take time to reflect on the impact GLACUHO has had on your professional development, and consider applying to learn, lead, and serve. Should you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at eric.musselman@glacuho.org.

Sincerely,

Eric Musselman
President-Elect