The ACSA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 ACSA Election:
Second Vice President: Sharon Haar
Secretary/Treasurer: Antje Steinmuller
At-Large Director: Gundula Proksch
They will be joined by Sara Taketatsu (University of Colorado / AIAS) as the incoming ACSA Student Director.
Congratulations to all of the new board members.
Candidates and Online Voting
Below is information on the 2020 ACSA election, including candidate information. Official ballots were emailed to all full-member ACSA schools’ Faculty Councilors, who are the voting representatives. Faculty Councilors must complete the online ballot by close of business, February 7, 2020.
The Second Vice President will serve on the Board for a four-year term, beginning on July 1, 2020, with the first year served as Second Vice President, the second year served as First Vice President/President-Elect, the third year served as President, and the fourth year served as Past President. The links below include campaign statements written by each candidate and short curricula vitae.
University of Michigan
University of New Mexico
The Secretary/Treasurer serves as a voting member and officer of the Board of Director for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2020, and is responsible for the corporate and financial records of the Association. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the Secretary/Treasurer oversees preparation of minutes of meetings and maintenance of the Bylaws of the Association, the Rules of the Board of Directors, and other policy documents. The Secretary/Treasurer oversees the financial affairs of the organization by serving as Chair of the Finance Committee and working with the staff and independent accounting personal on organizational budgets, reports, and annual audits.
California College of the Arts
The At-Large Director serves for a three-year term, beginning on July 1, 2020. At-Large Directors serve as voting members of the Board. In addition, they have the following roles and responsibilities: (A) Liaison with Member Schools, including participating in organized business meetings; maintaining contact with Faculty Councilors and others associated with member schools; assisting member schools upon request; advising candidate or affiliated schools; and advising the Board of issues and concerns raised by members; (B) Contributing to the Work of the Board through actively serving on Board committees and contributing to collective deliberations; and (C) Performing Other Duties, as provided by the Rules of the Board of Directors or requested by the Board. The links below include campaign statements written by each candidate and short curricula vitae.
University of Arkansas
University of Washington
ACSA Bylaws, Article VIII. Nominations, Elections, and Recall, Section 3: Election Process: “Elections shall be held in accordance with the Rules of the Board of Directors. Faculty Councilors of member schools shall be responsible for encouraging colleagues to express their views regarding candidates for Association elections, and shall submit the vote of the member school they represent on behalf of all members of the faculty. The Association shall announce the results of elections and appointments as soon as feasible, consistent with the Rules of the Board of Directors.”
The Faculty Councilor from each ACSA full-member school is the voting representative. Faculty Councilors must complete the online ballot by close of business, February 7, 2020.
January 9, 2020 Ballots emailed to all full-member schools, Faculty Councilors*
February 7, 2020 Deadline for receipt of completed online ballots
March 2020 Winners introduced at ACSA Annual Business Meeting in San Diego
* The Faculty Councilor from each ACSA full-member school is the voting representative and must complete the online ballot by close of business, February 7, 2020.