Each year the general membership elects the offices of NDEMSA. Currently the NDEMSA Officers are:
|Office Title||Current Holder||Elected in|
|President||Kelly Dollinger||Even Years|
|Vice President||Cheryl Flick||Odd Years|
|Secretary/Treasurer||Suzan Hanson||Even Years|
|Past President||Curt Halmrast
Positions up for election in 2021 include;
Vice President Position
To be eligible for the Vice President position, candidates must be a current NDEMSA member and have previously served a full term on the NDEMSA board. The Vice President term will begin at the ND EMS Annual Conference after the annual meeting. If you would like to be, or if you know someone who should be included on the 2021 ballot for the Vice President please download and review the Nomination and Election Rules below. After you have reviewed the rules please download and complete the Nomination Form, also found below. The nomination deadline is December 31, 2020. In following election policies nominations are NOT accepted from the floor during the annual meeting. The December 31st deadline allows for adequate time for the candidate biography to be shared in the February Response Time and social media.
The nomination deadline is in place to provide time for the Nominations and Elections Committee time to verify all candidates' eligibility for office, as well as provide an opportunity for all candidates to introduce themselves to the general membership in the February Response Time.
2021 Election Nominations Deadline is December 31, 2020!
The Nomination Process
Open positions in each region will be posted for nomination solicitations beginning July 1st and will continue until December 31st. Eligible members will be required to submit an application no later than December 31, 2020. To be eligible, the nominee must be an active member of ND EMS Association and be running in his or her respective region. Services By Region
All candidates for Primary or Regional Board positions will be required to submit a nomination statement and photo to be published in the Winter Response Time magazine and on NDEMSA social media sites.
Regional Directors will now be elected between February 14 to February, 28 (or immediately after the conclusion of the last winter regional conference) elected during the the annual conference meeting. The 2021 Election will be done February 15 - March 1.
Voting will occur through a combination of online and mail voting methods as determined by the Board of Directors. A four (4) person committee will count votes. The Election Chair and three (3) additional appointed people comprised of the Election Committee and/or NDEMSA Board member.
As a member of the Board of Directors, each Director must assume their legal and fiduciary responsibilities to the organization. Moreover, they must recognize the significance of their philosophical responsibilities and execute them to the best of their abilities.
Leadership, Governance and Oversight