NAM Elections

As a NAM member, we invite you to take the next step and consider your involvement in the leadership of NAM. Your involvement provides an opportunity to influence the role that NAM plays within the mathematical community in the years to come. You may nominate yourself or other members of NAM for the following positions.

Open Positions:

  • Secretary (still accepting nominations)
  • Region C Representative (still accepting nominations)
  • Community College Representative (still accepting nominations)

The upcoming election to fill the vacancies for the NAM officers and other positions will be held in the Winter of 2022/2023. Election results will be announced shortly after. The term will begin upon election and will be effective until January 31, 2026. While finding time for service is never easy and is often selfless, serving on the NAM Board of Directors in any of these capacities would go a long way towards keeping the organization moving forward in a direction that can continue to inspire future generations.

Candidates must be a current member of NAM; must be currently employed as a professional mathematician; and must have had previous employment at an institution of higher learning for at least two of the last five years prior to the current year, an exception is to be made for the representative on the Board selected for Outside of Academia. For membership information click here.

Please consider nominating yourself or someone else.

If you have any questions please contact Michael Young, Chair of the Nomination Subcommittee, at


Description of Offices

The President and members of the NAM Board of Directors serve for three years. The Board determines all policy of the organization, creates and oversees committees, and appoints the editor and the executive director. In addition, each board member chairs one of the organization's committees.

    • Secretary

          The Secretary is the Vice-Chairperson of the Region A Activity Committee. According to the NAM By-Laws, "The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors and the Corporation, and shall maintain and keep the official records of the Board of Directors/Corporation." This elected position would take office from February 1, 2023 through January 31, 2026.

    • Region C Representative

          The Region C Member is the Chairperson of the Region C Activity Committee, and is the vice chair of the Programs Committee. According to the NAM By-Laws, "The regional and special interest representatives shall consist of persons elected by the general membership to represent designated geographical regions and designated special interest groups. Each person duly elected is to serve as NAM's liaison person as well as NAM's Coordinator of Activities for that region/special interest group. State/area representatives shall consist of all persons selected/appointed by NAM's Board of Directors to serve as NAM's State/Area liaison persons. Any State, Area or Territory of the United States having two or more HBCU/MI's qualifies as a candidate for NAM's Board of Directors to select-appoint a State/Area Representative to serve as a liaison person for the promotion and facilitation of NAM's activities and affairs in that State/Area/Territory. Region C (Midwest/Southwest) consists of Arkansas, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas." This elected position would take office from February 1, 2023 through January 31, 2026.

    • Community College Representative:

          The Community College Member is the Chairperson of the Membership Committee, and is the Vice-Chairperson of the Region C Activity Committee. According to the NAM By-Laws, "This Committee has the responsibility for keeping the membership of NAM viable. This Committee is to develop proper forms for membership applications, for acknowledging the receipt of membership dues (membership cards), for informing and reminding persons that their dues are in the rear." This elected position would take office from February 1, 2023 through January 31, 2026.

In order to be considered as a nominee you must be a current NAM member. Membership information can be found here.

Nomination Form

Complete all forms below. You must include a short narrative (250) about why you are interested in serving on the NAM board. Please e-mail Michael Young at a copy of your CV and a headshot to appear on the ballot.

Candidate Name:
Professional Title:
Current Career Level:
E-Mail Address:
How long have you been a NAM member?
Membership Type:
Previous Board Participation?
Highest Degree Earned:
Education History:
250 Word Narrative: