A Director Is …
The Board of Directors (BOD) of the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists (Society) shall consist of ten (10) members. Nine (9) members of this Board of Directors shall be elected by a majority vote of the membership. In the event of a tie vote for a final choice, a re-vote shall be taken until one person has a majority vote. The results of the balloting shall be announced at a regular business session of the Society during the annual meeting.
Nominees for election as an OSRT Director must hold active membership in the Society and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists ( ASRT).
All directors shall be voting members of the Board of Directors and shall continue as a member until termination of his or her tenure as director. Each director shall have one vote.
The elected Directors of the Board shall be divided into three (3) classes of three (3) directors each and serve staggered three (3) year terms. At each annual meeting of the membership commencing in 1995, directors shall be elected to succeed the directors of the class whose terms shall expire in that year. Each director elected at any time shall hold office until his or her successor is duly elected and shall qualify or until his or her resignation, removal or death.
Board members are expected to participate in committee work and/or chair a committee throughout the three year term. In addition, board members are expected to attend the following events:
- Pre-Annual BOD Meeting (April)
- OSRT Annual Meeting (April)
- Business session at the annual meeting (April)
- Honors and Awards Banquet at the annual meeting (April)
- Post-Annual BOD Meeting (April)
- September BOD meeting*
- January BOD meeting*
- Committee meetings throughout the year(s)**
* These meetings are usually held on the 3rd or 4th Friday of the month (subject to change)
**Committee meetings are held at the discretion of the Committee Chairperson
The elected directors shall appoint one (1) member to the Board of Directors who must be an individual holding a student membership in the Society. Each appointed director shall serve a one (1) year term and may not hold an office.
Officers and Elections
The officers of the Society shall be chairperson of the board, president, and president-elect. Officers shall be active members of the Society.
All officers of the Society shall be elected by a majority vote of the Board of Directors, with the exception of the chairperson of the board. In the event of a tie vote, for a final choice, a re-vote shall be taken until one person has a majority vote. The results of the balloting shall be announced in an O.S.R.T. publication.
All officers shall serve a one (1) year term or until their successors have been elected and assumed office. The president shall serve a one (1) year term as chairperson of the Board of Directors immediately following his or her term of president.
Duties of Officers
The president shall preside at all meetings of the Society and perform all duties consistent with the office of president. The president shall an ex-officio member of all committee except the nominating committee. The president shall appoint all committees. In the absence of the president, the vice president shall assume the duties of the president.
The chairperson of the board shall serve as an advisor to the president. In the event of a tie vote on any issue before the board, the chairperson shall cast the tie breaking vote.
The recording secretary shall keep minutes of all business meetings and perform all duties that usually and customarily pertain to the office of recording secretary.
Directors, other than the officer positions described above, serve the board as directed by the president. Directors are appointed to serve as committee chairs/co-chairs.
Nominations are now being accepted for directors by the Nominations Committee. To nominate an individual or yourself, email Beth McCarthy and forward the following information (be sure to put OSRT Board in the subject line):
* Nominee name
* US Postal mailing address
* Telephone number(s)
* OSRT Member #
* ASRT Member #
* Email address
* Resume or curriculum vita
Nominations are accepted throughout the year. Elections take place by an e-voting process prior to the OSRT Annual Meeting held each spring (April). To be included in the slate of nominees, submissions must be received by January 15.