IMCAT Board of Directors Nominations

Help shape the future of the Instructional Materials Coordinators' Association of Texas! Apply to become a member of the IMCAT Board of Directors. Information about serving on the 2025 Board of Directors will be available in Fall 2024. 

As part of the application process, you will need to (a) upload a photo to include with your nomination form and (b) submit a letter of support from your immediate supervisor or superintendent. 

Board members will:

  • Have the support of their districts to attend—at district or personal expense—the annual conference (in person), Summer Institute (virtually), and at least three quarterly meetings (in person or virtually) each year during their term of office.
  • Be expected to share their knowledge of the Texas instructional materials system by presenting one or more educational sessions at the IMCAT Summer Institute and I.M. Texas, the annual conference.
  • Serve 3-year terms. Two employees of the same district or charter school may not serve on the Board at the same time. 

During the month of November, the IMCAT Nominations Committee will conduct video-recorded interviews of applicants to be made available to the IMCAT membership prior to the annual conference. IMCAT will elect members of the IMCAT Board of Directors during its annual meeting during I.M. Texas.

More About IMCAT Board Nominations

Executive Board Nominations/Elections

In the past, the election of the IMCAT Executive Board of Officers has been held at the general meeting on the second day of the yearly conference. The Executive Board of Officers includes: President, President Elect, Treasurer and Secretary. 

In review of the organization's Bylaws it was discovered that the election of the Boards Executive Officers is a function of the Board of Directors and is not held to a general election. IMCAT Bylaws Section 5.04 states:

5.04 Election of Officers. The Board of Directors shall elect its officers at its first meeting following the annual membership meeting.

A further review of the Bylaws determined the qualifications for becoming an officer of the board. To be considered for an officer position, a board member must have served at least one year on the Board of Directors. IMCAT Bylaws Section 6.07 states:

6.07 Qualification. An officer must have completed one year as a director of the Association and be serving on the Board of Directors at the time of his or her election.

Starting the fiscal year 2021, the IMCAT Board of Directors will take nominations from the Board and then elect its officers at the designated time according to the stated Bylaws. Nominations will be taken at the November meeting and votes will be taken at a designated time to be determined by the Board. Executive Board members will not be voted on by Association members, as stated in the Associations Bylaws. 

An announcement will be made at the time that the results of the Board members occurs. Executive Board members will be in place at the conclusion of the yearly conference or at the first meeting after the yearly conference. 

Board of Directors Nominations/Elections

The Board of Directors nominations are vetted by the Nominating Committee, and highly qualified candidates are placed on the ballot. 

All nominees will be asked to complete a questionnaire and be willing to be interviewed by the nomination committee if deemed necessary. Association membership will continue to vote on nominees at the annual membership meeting at the yearly conference. 


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