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MNSU IFO GENERAL INFORMATION

Membership Dues

For Additional Information on Membership and Dues, please visit ifo.org's webpage on membership dues: http://www.ifo.org/ifomembershipdueshome.htm

Officers

Faculty Member Extension Email Addresses Term Expires
President
Mary Visser
2670
2015
Vice-President
Gregg Marg
5731
2016
Secretary
Daniel (Dan) Swart
6454
2017
Treasurer
Bobby Bothmann
2010
2016
IFO Rep Roger Severns
5090
roger.severns@mnsu.edu
2016
IFO Rep Barbara Carson 6565 barbara.carson@mnsu.edu 2016
IFO Rep
Kirsti Cole
1525
2017
State Negotiator
Daniel (Dan) Cronn-Mills
6160
2016
Allied Health & Nursing
Kelly Krumwiede
6814
2016
Arts & Humanities
Gwen Westerman
5508
2016
Business
Joseph (Joe) Reising
5420
2017
Education
Library Services & Unaffiliated Faculty
Steven Gilbert
1455
2016
Science, Engineering, & Technology
John Thoemke
1718
2016
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Luis Posas
2257
2017

Elections

Following the appointment of the Nominations and Election Supervision Committee, the FA Administrative Assistant (Donna Blom) works closely with the Committee Chairperson and the members to insure that the following procedures are accomplished.

OCTOBER
1. President appoints a Nominations and Election Supervision Committee consisting of one member from each unit and designates its chair. ART. VII, Sect. 2

2. Association membership informed of the membership of this committee. ART. VII, Sect. 2

NOVEMBER
1. Committee determines offices subject to election, and eligibility of incumbents. ART. VII, Sect. 2A

2. Committee prepares a list of all offices that will be vacant at the beginning of the next academic year.

JANUARY
1. Committee sends one list with vacant offices to all Association members to solicit nominees for April election. ART. VII, Sect. 2B; BYLAW 3B

2. Association members return nominations to appropriate committee members. BYLAW 3B

FEBRUARY
1. Prior to distribution of preliminary ballot, nominees give permission, in writing, to appear on ballot. ART. VII, Sect. 3

2. Committee distributes preliminary ballot recommendations to entire membership nominating at least one person for each position to be elected, AND solicits nominations by petition from the Association membership. ART. VII, Sect. 2C; BYLAW 3C

FEBRUARY/MARCH - Members may nominate to final ballot by petition:
1. In the case of unit representatives on the Executive Committee or on Sub-Meet and Confer Committees signatures of at least 10 Association members from the appropriate constituency are required. ART. VII, Sect. 4
2. In the case of positions whose constituency is the whole campus signature of at least 25 Association members are required. ART. VII, Sect. 4

MARCH
1. Prior to distribution of final ballot, nominees give permission, in writing to appear on ballot. ART. VII, Sect. 3

2. Committee prepares final ballot no later than March 15, mails it to the Association membership (with instructions for its return to the Committee), and counts votes after ballots are returned. ART. VII, Sect. 2D

3. A plurality of votes is sufficient to elect a candidate, while tie votes are decided by lot following a procedure established by the Nominations and Election Supervision Committee. ART. VII, Sect. 5

APRIL
1. Results of the election are published to the membership no later than April 20. ART. VII, Sect. 2D

2. Committee informs Association Executive Committee, at its last Spring meeting, of election results. ART. VII, Sect. 6

3. Executive Committee retains results of the ballot as a resource for filling vacancies should they occur prior to the next election. BYLAW 3D

Faculty

For information about the Faculty & Staff, please visit the Faculty & Staff webpage at Minnesota State University, Mankato's website by clicking here: http://www.mnsu.edu/staff/.

Academic Programs

For information about the Academic Programs, please visit the Academic Programs webpage at Minnesota State University, Mankato's website by clicking here: http://www.mnsu.edu/programs/.

University Policies and Procedures

For information about the University Policies and Procedures, please visit the University Policies and Procedures webpage at Minnesota State University, Mankato's website by clicking here: http://www.mnsu.edu/policies/.

 


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