Section 5. Leadership Appointments

Have all positions in region filled by ‘appointment’; leverage decision teams representing the region, the functional area and the staff to ensure oversight. All volunteer leaders must be members in good standing of the HBA.

Policy authors

Barbara Bull, organizational growth and development, director

Amy Crolius, stakeholder relations, vice president


Purpose

 Maintain objectivity and effective oversight of leader choices; ensure local focus/knowledge/insights /representation in process; reduce/eliminate unnecessary administration; Simplify, simplify, simplify… with sufficient oversight.

Policy users

HBA leaders including: chapter and affiliates board members, regional directors, COE presidents, regional council members, global committees and their chairs and affinity group committees and volunteers.


Policy details

Nominating committee

Regional engagement COE president chairs the regional nominating committee and leads the process.  The nominating committee includes regional council chair, deputy chair and regional engagement COE president/

Regional council leadership roles

Executive committee: chair and deputy chair

  • Approved by regional chair and HBA director organizational growth and development 
  • Term: Two years (option to be appointed for an additional consecutive two year term (four years total))

Treasurer

  • Approved by HBA director organizational growth and development and HBA senior director finance and operations
  • Term: Two years (option to be appointed for an additional consecutive two year term (four years total))

Council:

Regional council of chapter presidents chair (RCCP) is established when six or more chapters exist in a region. Until that time, all chapter presidents in the region sit on the regional council.

  • Approved by winner by majority vote of current chapter presidents within the region
  • Term: Two years (option to be appointed for an additional consecutive two year term (four years total))

Centers of Excellence 

Presidents:

  • Approved by regional council chair, the respective global committee chair and HBA staff member responsible for the functional area. 
  • Term: Two years (option to be appointed for an additional consecutive two year term (four years total))

Regional Directors:

  • Approved by regional council chair, the respective global subcommittee chairs and HBA staff member responsible for the functional area
  • Term: Two years (option to be appointed for an additional two consecutive terms for a specific role (six years total))

Committee leads and subcommittee leads:

  • Approved by regional council chair, the respective global subcommittee chairs and HBA staff member responsible for the functional area
  • Term: One year (option to be appointed for an additional five consecutive terms for a specific role (six years total))

Chapter leadership roles

Executive committee: president, vice president, operations director

  • Approved by regional council chair, deputy chair and HBA director organizational growth and development
  • Term: Two years (option to be appointed for an additional consecutive two year term (four years total))

Directors at large

  • Approved by chapter executive committee
  • Term: Two years (option to be appointed for an additional two consecutive terms for a specific role (six years total))

Committee leads and subcommittee leads:

  • Approved by chapter executive committee
  • Term: one year (option to be appointed for an additional five consecutive terms for a specific role (six years total))