CAPTA Seeks Nominees for 2015 Executive Board Elections

This fall, CAPTA will hold elections for three open positions on the CAPTA Executive Board. Members of the Executive Board will be directors and peer tutors of secondary school writing centers or those involved with secondary school writing centers. All board members serve staggered two year terms except for immediate past president and student representatives who will serve one year terms. Board members will meet on a monthly or bimonthly basis, as agreed upon by the Board itself.

The open positions are:

At-Large Member (three open seats): At-large members will be integral members of the board, responsible for providing input and participating on Standing Committees to further the purposes and mission of the organization. They will have voting rights on the board. Secondary school writing center directors, administrators, and university partners are eligible to apply. Two year term.

Please consider running for a position or nominating a colleague. Serving on the board is a great way to promote the work of writing centers, meet writing center colleagues throughout the region, and gain professional development.

How do I nominate a colleague or tutor?

Before the December 4 deadline, email the name and email address of the person you would like to nominate, and the position for which you are nominating. We will take care of the rest.

How do I self-nominate?

Self-nominating is very common, and we encourage it, so don’t be shy. Please read these guidelinesand write a brief bio as instructed. Email your bio, as well as the position for which you are running, to by the December 4 deadline.

Online elections will be held from December 11-December 18.

The new board members will be notified via email on December 18th and will attend our January 12th board meeting.  

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