NAM Elections

As a NAM member, either past or current, we invite you to take the next step and consider 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.

Open Positions:

  • Region C Member
  • Community College Member
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

The election to fill the vacancies for the NAM officers and other positions will be held in the Fall of 2019 with ballots opening on Monday December 16, 2019 and closing on Friday January 10, 2019. All terms will be for three years beginning on February 1, 2020. 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, and must be currently employed as a professional mathematician at an institution of higher learning (except for the Outside of Academia representative). For membership information click here. Please consider nominating yourself or someone else.

The Legislation-Nomination Committee will notify the members of the nominees by Friday November 15. If you have any questions please contact Michael Young, the Legistation-Nomination Committee chair, 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, appoints the editors and executive secretaries, and each member also serves on one of the organizations committees.


  • Region C Member:

           is the Chairperson of the Region C Activity Committee, and is the Vice-Chairperson 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."


  • 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.”


  • The Secretary:

           is 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.''


  • The Treasurer:

           is Chairperson of the Finance Committee.   According to the NAM By-Laws, “The Treasurer has oversight of the financial affairs of the Corporation, is responsible for the Corporation’s financial Assets, and shall Chair the Finance Committee She/he shall keep the books of accounts of the Corporation, shall have the primary custody and control of all the monies of the Corporation and shall deposit the same in such banks or other financial institutions as may be designated by the Board.  He/she shall pay all legal claims against the Corporation when directed to do so by the Board of Directors. He/she shall make an annual report of the business and finances of the Corporation to the Board of Directors and to the general members of the Corporation, as well as any such reports the Board may request.”


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 by Friday November 15. 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: