Have you ever wanted to serve on a board of directors for an LLC? Do you want to help our chapter grow and prosper as a 501c3 non-profit and give back to the local cybersecurity community? Do you want to work with other like-minded professionals who are passionate and strive to accomplish a common goal? If so, we have three opportunities for you.
During our 2020 Annual Meeting to be held on January 9, 2020 at Capital One in Tysons Corner, we will hold elections for the President, Secretary and Treasurer positions. Overall guidelines, requirements and a description of these three positions are copied from our ratified bylaws and pasted below:
Number and Qualification. The officers of the entity shall be a President, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Membership chair and other officers as determined by the directors. The entity may also have such agents, if any, as the directors may appoint. An officer must be in good standing as a member of the entity and as a member of (ISC) 2 . Officers cannot concurrently serve as an officer of another chapter organization. The Secretary shall be a resident of Virginia unless the entity has a resident agent duly appointed for the purpose of service of process. If required by the directors, any officer shall give the entity a bond for the faithful performance of his duties in such amount and with such surety or sureties as shall be satisfactory to the directors.
The president shall be chief executive officer of the entity and, subject to the control of the directors, shall have general charge and supervision of the affairs of the entity. The president shall preside at all meetings of the members and shall be chairman of the Board of Directors. The president shall have the obligation to report to the membership in writing [at least quarterly] regarding the activities of the entity during that quarter. The president shall not hold an executive officer position with any other competing security professional association.
The Secretary shall also be known as the “Vice President-Corporate Communication” and will have possession of the records of the entity and of the Board of Directors and shall be responsible for keeping the minutes of all meetings and shall be responsible for giving notice of meetings as set forth under these Bylaws. The Secretary may delegate the responsibilities of recording, distributing and maintaining the minutes of all meetings to a Recording Secretary selected from among the membership of the entity who shall keep minutes of all meetings and be responsible for giving notice of meetings as set forth under these Bylaws. The Secretary shall be in charge of all official correspondence of the entity and have such other duties, as the president deems appropriate.
The treasurer shall also be known as the “Vice President-Finance” and will be the chief financial officer and the chief accounting officer of the entity. The treasurer shall receive all money, keep amount of the same, and on approval of the Board of Directors make all proper disbursements. The treasurer’s accounts shall be audited annually by an audit committee elected annually by a majority of the members at the annual meeting of the entity.
If you are eligible and interested in running for a position, please send an email expressing your interest in one of these positions to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday December 2nd. We will be in touch shortly after we receive your email. Interested candidates must also register below for our December 5th social at Gordon Biersch in Tysons Corner which will serve as our unofficial candidate meet and greet:
December 5th Social Event
Candidates will also be expected to give a brief 1-2 minute stump speech during the January 9, 2020 meeting.
Make sure you also register for that here:
January 9th Chapter Meeting
We will vote shortly after speeches during this meeting. All ISC2 NOVA chapter members with an active ISC2 certification will be eligible to vote.
We look forward to introducing three new officers and thank you for your interest!