Call for Nominations 2020

We are very excited to be holding our fourth cycle of officer nominations for MDCLCA. We will be selecting new officers for the positions of Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Student Representative.  

Nominations are open until Monday, March 16, 2020. You may nominate yourself or a colleague. Please make sure your colleague is interested in serving on our board before sending us his or her nomination. Scroll down for the nomination form.

At our annual conference on March 20, the nominees will be given a chance to share a few words with the group.  We will begin the voting process at the conference. Voting will continue until March 31st to allow those who were not able to attend the conference a chance to vote.

You may email us at with any questions.

New officers will assume office April 1, 2020. The length of the terms and duties are listed in the descriptions below.


The Vice-President serves a three year term: Year 1 as Vice-President, year 2 as President, and year 3 as Immediate Past-President. The Vice-President shall:

  • Assume the duties of the President in the President's absence;

  • Chair the Professional Development Committee, which includes coordination of the affiliate annual meeting/conference;

  • Coordinate any other professional development activities;

  • Assume the office of President after serving one year as Vice-President; and

  • Serve as a member of the Nomination Committee.



The Secretary serves a two-year term. The Secretary shall: 

  • Record the minutes of all business meetings of the membership and of the Board of Directors;

  • Prepare and submit to the membership any Bylaw revisions;

  • Notify members of all ratified changes in the Bylaws and maintain the accurate, most current copy of the same;

  • Ensure that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these Bylaws or as required by law;

  • Maintain and update the archives and records of the MDCLCA;

  • Serve on the Professional Development Committee to assist with planning of the annual affiliate meeting/conference;

  • Maintain and analyze a database of membership records;

  • Serve as registrar for affiliate annual meeting;

  • Receive and process membership dues and conference registration fees; and

  • Maintain and update membership listserv.



The Treasurer serves a two-year term. The Treasurer shall: 

  • Receive, record, hold, and disburse all monies of the MDCLCA at the direction of the Board of Directors;

  • Arrange for an annual compilation of the treasurer's accounts;

  • Present an annual statement of the MDCLCA's accounts to the membership;

  • Prepare the Annual Budget in conjunction with the board;

  • Arrange to have any tax forms or forms regarding the legal status of the MDCLCA properly prepared and submitted; and

  • Collect and account for monies related to the annual meetings and conferences.


Student Representative

The Student Representative will serve a one-year term. This officer must be a current student at a MDCLCA institution and shall exemplify outstanding student behavior in GPA (3.0), service to his or her learning center (tutor, student leader, peer mentor, tutee, office worker, etc.) and knowledge of the learning center mission. The Student Representative shall:

  • Advise the Board on student issues such as motivation, attendance, study skills, and general student needs when it comes to learning center support;

  • Vote as a member of the Board of Directors;

  • Attend bi-annual meetings either in-person or via phone call; and

  • Serve on the Professional Development Committee to represent the student perspective in planning the conference and other events.

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