Call for Nominations

2023 is more than half over! It’s time to consider running for an elected position for CRANE. We have an amazing foundation of members. There are so many of you passionate about our profession. Now is the time to share your talents and make a difference. We are reaching out to all to encourage you to run for office. Any active member in good standing for one full year is eligible to hold office.

2023 Offices up for nomination:  President-Elect, Vice-President, and Secretary. (Treasurer is a two-year term so will be up for nomination in 2024 for 2025).

CRANE Officers (Bylaws Section III)

Section III. Duties

President: The President shall be the chief executive officer of CRANE, shall preside over all meetings of the Executive Board and the membership, shall have general and active management of the business of CRANE and shall see that all orders and resolutions of the Executive Board are carried into effect; shall appoint all standing committee chairpersons, Web Liaison, and the parliamentarian, shall be an ex-officio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee. The President shall submit an annual report at the annual meeting combining the reports of all members of the Executive Board. Rationale: The Website Liaison is an integral liaison between the Board and the Webmaster.

President-Elect: The President-Elect shall succeed to the office of President at the conclusion of his/her (President’s) term of office. 

The President-Elect shall assist the President and the Vice President in their duties throughout the year. The President-Elect may appoint the Standing Committee Chairpersons and Web Liaison for his/her term of office prior to assuming the office of President. The President-Elect will be responsible for identifying potential annual meeting sites for approval by the Executive Board. Rationale: The Website Liaison is an integral liaison between the Board and the Webmaster. 

Vice-President: The Vice-President shall assume the duties and powers of the President in his/her absence. The Vice President shall be the coordinator of the annual meeting. 

Secretary: The Secretary shall be responsible for keeping a record of all proceedings and shall be responsible for general correspondence of CRANE. 

Treasurer: The Treasurer shall be responsible for the receipt and disbursement of all funds of CRANE. The Treasurer shall Chair the Finance Committee. The Treasurer shall submit a report at each of the Executive Board meetings and any general Business meeting. The Treasurer shall submit a report for the fiscal year at the annual meeting. The treasurer shall be responsible for filing all required paperwork with the Internal Revenue service

You may contact anyone on the Executive Committee to discuss running for an elected position for CRANE. Remember there are perks for elected Board Members!

  • Mileage to the annual meeting is covered
  • One free night at the hotel for the annual meeting
  • Annual meeting registration is covered

Please consider sharing your talents with the CRANE Membership. You’ll be working alongside of other board members for new ideas to benefit the CRANE membership. YOU HAVE A VOICE!! We look forward to hearing from you.

Deadline for call for nominations is October 4, 2023.