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OHA 2021 Elections, Call for Nominations

OHA Nominations Committee
2021 OHA Elections
Call for Nominations

Deadline: March 22, 2021

Dear OHA members,

We are inviting you to help us move the organization forward towards its strategic goals and focus on social justice, by submitting statements of interest or recommendations (for self or another) for three (3) OHA leadership positions commencing October, 2021:

  • OHA President Elect (1 seat) to be elected for a one-year term (2021-2022) and a three-year commitment.
  • OHA Council (2 seats) to be elected for a three-year term (2021-2024).

The nominations committee enthusiastically embraces opening the process for broader inclusion and diversity and acknowledgement of the oral history community.

OHA is led by a group of volunteers who serve as officers, Council members, and committee members. See OHA Operations Manual for more detailed description of the roles and responsibilities of OHA officers and council members. https://www.oralhistory.org/about/association-business/

Under-represented members are especially welcome, as per the OHA Statement on Diversity and Inclusivity: https://www.oralhistory.org/about/oha-statement-on-diversity-and-inclusivity/

The Committee will review all statements of interest and recommendations and select two candidates for each position to bring to the membership for election. Statements of interest and recommendations must include; name, contact information, and a paragraph summarizing the nominee’s qualifications and vision. All candidates need to become OHA members following their official nomination.

Please submit using this form:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSegggHb7H3smlJla1YUwleyRiZfDdLDsMh92EvW5A7MHtr3Yg/viewform?usp=sf_link.

OHA Nomination Committee Co-Chairs

Nicki Pombier & Nishani Frazier
Email: nickipombier@gmail.com

2020-2021 Nomination Committee Members

David Cline
Sharon Utakis
Tara White
Winona Wheeler
Tomas Summers Sandoval, OHA Council Liaison

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