Monday, February 25, 2013

NASSS ELECTIONS: Call for Nominations 2013

Dear NASSS Colleagues:

The North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) invites you to consider serving NASSS by running for one of the following positions:
• President-elect: This position requires a 3-year commitment that involves serving one year each as President-elect, President, and Past President. The President-elect serves as Chair of the Program Committee for the upcoming NASSS Conference. As President, this person oversees the business of NASSS, while the past-President serves on the Board in an advisory capacity.

• TreasurerThe Treasurer is elected by the membership to serve a 2-year term. The Treasurer shall chair the finance committee and shall have charge and custody of, and be responsible for, all funds and securities of the Society in accordance with the provisions of the NASSS Bylaws. The Treasurer shall prepare an annual financial report of the Society at the close of each fiscal year and a proposed budget for the biennium; shall arrange for an annual audit, and advises the Executive Board on fiscal issues as they arise.

• Member-at-Large: The member-at-large (MAL) serves on the NASSS Board for 2 years during which time s/he chairs one of the award committees. (2 seats open)

Procedures for Nomination: You may nominate yourself or someone else to run for an office. If you wish to nominate someone else, you must contact the person you are nominating and confirm their desire to run for office.

Materials needed: Candidates who wish to run for office need to provide a brief Vision Statement for NASSS, in addition to a Biographical Statement that outlines the candidate’s qualifications for the office, including a summary of publications and/or a report on other professional activities.

For further details about each position please see the NASSS bylaws, at: Please contact Vicky Paraschak, NASSS Elections Chairperson ( should you have further questions.

NOTE: In order to vote in this year’s NASSS elections, you must be current with your dues. Membership fees may now be paid via the NASSS website. If you have any questions about membership, please contact Robert Pitter (

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