Candidates for 2018-19 SRC Executive Committee

Chair
Darryl Castaneda
Rachel Panik-Thompson

Region I Representative
Desiree Demski-Hamelin
Justin Romeo

Region II Representative
Nathan Manning
Rebecca Van Dyke

Region III Representative
Dara Osher

Region IV Representative
Gabrielle Boyd
Nicholas Keeling
Kyle Storey

Region V Representative
Charles Liuzzo

Region VI Representative
Alexander Yee

Note about voting

  • Every student member can vote for the chair position and a representative from their region.
  • APA has partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) to administer the association's 2017 election.
  • Ballots will be sent August 7 and 8.
  • If you did not receive a ballot, email getinvolved@planning.org with your full name and member ID to request a ballot.
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  • Candidate information will be accessible through that email.

Position Descriptions

2018/2019 SRC Election Timeline
March 15, 2017 Nomination window opens
May 15 Nomination window closes
August 3 Candidates announced
August 7 Voting opens
September 7 Voting closes
September/October All candidates notified, results posted on APA website
January 1, 2018 Newly elected officers begin term of office

Questions

Monica Groh
Director of Emerging Professionals
mgroh@planning.org
312-786-6363


SRC Officer Positions

As the SRC Chair you:

  • Preside at all meetings of the SRC and its Executive Committee including conference calls and in-person meetings at the APA Fall and Spring Leadership meetings;
    • Fall Leadership Meetings — September/October in Washington, D.C.
    • Spring Leadership Meetings — April/May where National Planning Conference is located
  • Prepare and present/distribute an Annual Report;
  • Provide APA President with recommendations for student members for appointment to APA Committees/Task Forces;
  • Keep up-to-date on APA and student activities;
  • Maintain regular contact with SRC Regional Representatives, PSO Student Representatives and APA staff liaison;
  • Promote APA and Student Membership and encourage registration of Planning Student Organizations (PSOs);
  • Create (as needed) committees or working groups of SRC members;
  • Participate in planning the student activities, programs, and sessions for the National Planning Conference;
  • Work with SRC and its Executive Committee to create and carry out strategic plans related to issues and topics of interest/concern to student members;
  • Work with APA staff in ensuring sound control of the student services budget and in allocating the SRC budget;
  • Cooperate with the Chapter Presidents' Council and Divisions Council in order to improve services to students and to increase student involvement in APA;

In addition, the SRC Chair serves as a member of the APA Board of Directors. In this capacity, the chair:

  • Attends APA Board of Directors at the APA Fall and Spring Leadership meetings, leadership retreats, and other meetings as needed, including
    • Fall Leadership Meetings — September/October in Washington, D.C.
    • Spring Leadership Meetings — April/May where National Planning Conference is located
    • Summer Board Retreat — two days (TBD)
    • Winter Board Retreat — two days (TBD)
  • Advises the Board on student-related issues; and
  • Serves on the APA Development Plan and Budget Committee.

As a SRC Regional Representative you:

  • Attend all meetings of the SRC and its Executive Committee including conference calls and in-person meetings at the APA Fall and Spring Leadership meetings;
    • Fall Leadership Meetings — September/October in Washington, D.C.
    • Spring Leadership Meetings — April/May where National Planning Conference is located
  • Foster communication among Council members and maintain regular contact with Representatives from within their region;
  • Attend and participate in meetings of the Council and the Executive Committee;
  • Report to the Council concerning activities within their specific region;
  • Work with other APA components to organize and encourage the development of student activities within their region;
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Chair.

As the SRC Immediate Past Chair you:

  • Attend all meetings of the SRC and its Executive Committee including conference calls and in-person meetings at the APA Fall and Spring Leadership meetings;
    • Fall Leadership Meetings — September/October in Washington, D.C.
    • Spring Leadership Meetings — April/May where National Planning Conference is located
  • Carry out duties as assigned by the Chair;
  • Offer advice to the SRC Chair with regard to input on the budget and other items pertaining to general operation of the Council;
  • Serve as Parliamentarian at meetings of the SRC;
  • Chair the Outstanding PSO Awards Jury;
  • Temporarily assume the duties of the SRC Chair in the absence of the Chair or in accord with Article IX., Section 2 of the SRC Bylaws.

As a PSO Student Representative you:

  • Attend all meetings of the SRC
  • Serve student members of the APA by providing them with an understanding of the services and opportunities offered by the APA;
  • Reciprocally participate in projects undertaken by the SRC.