SCAND 2020-2021 Elections

The candidates listed below are running for elected Board positions.  Click each the bio and CV links by each name for more information. The ballots were emailed to SCAND members.  Please call SCAND at (803) 255-7223 if you did not receive a ballot.

President Elect: Katie Lybrand: BioCV

President-Elect: Three-year commitment (President-Elect, President, Past-President).
Qualifications: 1. Served in a leadership position at the District, State, or National level for at least 2 years. 2. Strong communication skills, organization and time-management skills. 3. Excellent conflict resolution skills.
Responsibilities: 1. Serve as a voting member of the Board and attend all meetings. 2. Support the President in leading the Association according to its strategic plan. 3. Serve on the Annual Meeting Planning Committee. 4. Attend Academy training (at SCAND's expense).

Secretary / Treasurer: Melissa Macher: BioCV

Secretary / Treasurer: Two-year commitment.
Qualifications: 1. Served in a leadership position at the District, State, or National level for at least 1 year. 2. Excellent money management skills.
Responsibilities: 1. Serve as a voting member of the Board and attend all meetings. 2. Oversee all financial activities. 3. Report the financial status of the Association to the Executive Committee (as needed), Board meetings, and to the Membership at the Annual meeting. 4. Prepare the annual budget, review income, expenses, unbudgeted funding proposals, make recommendations on fiscal policies and procedures, and plan for future expenditures. 5. Serve as the official custodian of corporate records of the Association, and supervise the recording and disbursement of of minutes. 6. Have any and all powers and functions vested in the office of Treasurer. 

Nominating Chair Elect: Pattie Francis: BioCV

Nominating-Chair Elect: Two-year commitment (Nominating-chair elect followed by one year as Nominating-Chair). 
Qualifications: 1. Experience in elected position(s) in local affiliate (required) and in SCAND (preferred). 2. Good organizational and communication skills. 
Responsibilities: 1. Serve as a non-voting member of the Board and attend all meetings. 2. Participate in all activities of the Nominating Committee. 3. Support the Nominating Chair to fulfill all responsibilities of that position