Election


The nominating committee will announce the election results for the 2023-24 programing year soon. Thanks to the 57 members who took time to cast their votes. 

For the Office of President-Elect


2023 Nominee - Jennifer Zuercher, PhD, RD, LD

  • Automatically becomes President of the Illinois Academy at the beginning of the next fiscal year.
  • Performs functions of the office of President when absent.
  • Stays in contact with all duties of the President and of other elected officers.
  • Develop program and activities for term as President, incorporating goals in Strategic Plan and assist with budget development with the Treasurer to accomplish the program.
Length of Term: One Year
Volunteer Time Expectations: 5+ hours/week

 

For the Office of CPI Chair-Elect 


2023 Nominee - Madhu Jain, MS, RD, LDN

  • Automatically becomes CPI Committee Chair of the Illinois Academy at the beginning of the fiscal year.
  • Program Planning Committee Chair for the Illinois Academy Spring Assembly.
  • Responsible for the planning and coordinating the Illinois Academy Spring Assembly meeting with the Program Planning Committee.
Length of Term: One Year
Volunteer Time Expectation: 5 hours/week

 

For the Office of Nominating Chair-Elect


2023 Nominee - Elizabeth Gutierrez, MS

  • Automatically becomes Nominating Committee Chair of the Illinois Academy at the beginning of the fiscal year.
  • Stays in contact with all duties of the Nominating Chair.
  • Assist with soliciting potential candidates for each ballot position.
  • Assists with submission of articles to the Bulletin requesting suggestions for potential candidates from membership.
Length of Term: One Year
Volunteer Time Expectation: 1 hour/week

 

For the Office of Secretary


2023 Nominee - Amanda Lynch, MS, RD, LDN

  • Attends, takes roll and meeting minutes at the Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meetings. 
  • Files reports as requested by President.
  • Proofreads Illinois Academy documents as requested.
  • Stays in contact with the duties of membership. 
Length of Term: Two Years
Volunteer Time Expectation: 1 hour/week

 

For the Office of Delegate (North) 


Nominations are not needed until 2024

  • Attends Illinois Academy Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Academy House of Delegates, House Mid-Year Meetings and Area Meeting.
  • Responds to communication from Speaker of the House.
  • Listen and communicate concerns of members to the House of Delegates.
  • Formulate, organize thoughts, and speak effectively.
Length of Term: Three Years
Volunteer Time Expectation: 15-20 days per year

 

For the Office of Treasurer-Elect


Nominations are not needed until 2024

  • Automatically becomes Treasurer of the Illinois Academy at the beginning of the fiscal year.
  • Stays in contact with all duties of the Treasurer and assists with Financial Committee needs. 
  • Receive and have custody of all funds and securities.
  • See the full and accurate financial records are kept and reviewed.
  • Reports the financial status of the Illinois Academy to the Board of Directors and members.
Length of Term: One Year
Volunteer Time Expectation: 1 hour/week

 

Election Questions

For election questions or concerns reach out to our Nominating Chair, Anne Coltman at [email protected]