Candidates should be ORS members in good standing and served and actively participated within the last five (5) to seven (7) years on an ORS council, committee, task force, project team, mentor, reviewer, etc.
Leadership, familiar with, and support of the ORS 2020 vision. Well-respected in the ORS research community. Strong financial and analytical skills and understanding of financial statements, operating budgets, and investment strategies. Good communication skills- an ability to process and distill complex data into words that are understandable to intelligent, but busy people. Ability to work with others, including financial partners, and ORS professional staff. Support from your organization/institution.
The Treasurer shall remain fully advised as to the financial condition of the Society and shall regularly report to the Board of Directors on the financial conditions of the Society and the adequacy of the accounting records of the Society. The Treasurer will serve as the Chair of the ORS Finance Committee, and a member of the ORS Executive Committee. The Treasurer will provide a summary of the financial conditions of the ORS to the membership at the annual meeting.
Length of term
The elected Treasurer-Elect will serve for a period of four (4) years, commencing March 2018 as the Treasurer Elect, March 2019 – February 2022 as the Treasurer.
The new Treasurer shall be elected at the end of the incumbent Treasurer’s second year in office. During the third year of the incumbent term, the Treasurer-Elect shall sit as a non-voting member of the Board of Directors.
It is recommended that officers of the ORS not serve on the Board of Directors for a similar organization during their term.
What you will need to submit
If recommending a candidate, please ensure the candidate is aware of your recommendation and agrees to serve in this capacity. All candidates will need to upload the requested information noted below:
- A letter of recommendation from two (2) ORS members in good standing
- A letter of support from your institution/organization
- Tell us why you are interested in serving in this role
- Please describe your previous history of involvement with the ORS
- How has being an ORS member benefited you and your career?
- What previous experience that would be applicable to the position of Treasurer?