If you’d like to have a say in how the national organization runs itself, then now is the time to consider running for a spot to be a board member of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Here is the announcement:
Six SABEW board positions open up every year. We also fill the seat of the board member who has been elected secretary/treasurer. (This year, thatâ€™s Bernie Kohn of the Baltimore Sun.) We also fill any other openings that arise.
All SABEW members are eligible to run. We simply ask that you notify Rex Seline, immediate past president and chair of the Nominating Committee. Weâ€™ll also ask you to submit a brief biography and photo to Becky Bisbee, editor of The Business Journalist. Weâ€™ll publish the candidates in TBJ. The voting takes place at the annual conference in Minneapolis.
We will accept nominations until Jan. 20.
Board members are required to attend two governor meetings each year and serve on a number of board committees that oversee everything from the organizationâ€™s Web site to annual contests. Terms begin at the annual conference and last three years.
If you have questions, call Seline at 817-390-7729, or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You really can make a difference, and SABEW wants your help.