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ATSA is seeking members with a clinical, research, professional, and/or academic background in the field of sexual violence and sexual violence prevention; to serve in leadership positions on the Board of Directors. Serving on the ATSA Board is one way you, as a member of ATSA, can influence the policy and direction of our organization. You may nominate yourself or a colleague.

Nominations are being accepted for the following elected positions:

  • President-Elect
  • Prevention Representative
  • Public Policy Representative
  • At-Large Representative
Nominations are being accepted for the following appointed positions:
  • Education and Training Representative
  • Organization and Development Representative

If you are interested in serving on the Board or know of potential candidates for the Public Policy Representative position, please take a moment to complete the nomination form at the bottom of this page.

Nominations for all positions must be received by
Wednesday, April 15, 2020.


CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS


President-Elect

Term: Four years (2021-2024)

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Prevention Representative

Term: Three years (2021-2023)

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Public Policy Representative

Term: Three years (2021-2023)

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Elected At-Large Representative

Term: Three years (2021-2023)

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Education and Training Representative

Term: Three years (2021-2023)

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Organization and Development Representative

Term: Three years (2021-2023)

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Each term begins January 1st of the year following the election.


RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL BOARD MEMBERS

The Executive Board of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) is responsible for overseeing the mission and purpose of the organization. Its duties include participation in strategic planning and making policy decisions, then securing the financing of them and the monitoring of their execution. Members must be willing to attend the requisite meetings*, follow through on commitments, and participate fully in the decision-making process. The board also presents the organization’s image to the community and solicits support in achieving ATSA’s goals.

*Board Meetings: There are two in-person board meetings a year; spring and autumn. Meetings are generally held at that year’s conference site. The spring meeting is scheduled for members to travel on Friday, the board meets for a full day on Saturday and the morning of Sunday. The Fall Board meeting takes place the Tuesday before the ATSA conference opens. Two telephonic conferences are held during the year in January and June or July. If necessary other telephonic conferences may be scheduled throughout the year if there is pressing business.


GENERAL BOARD MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in strategic planning and the setting of long-term goals;
  • Attend and fully participate in the Board of Directors meetings and decision making
    • Second week of January - Conference Call (2 Hour);
    • Last weekend of April - In-person meeting;
    • Second Saturday in August - Conference Call (2 Hour);
    • Tuesday before Conference - In-person meeting
  • Attend and contribute to the organization’s annual conference;
  • Assure the financial stability of the organization by reviewing revenues and expenses on an annual basis (or as determined);
  • Support and participate in marketing, fund raising, development planning, and continuous sustaining activities;
  • Act on behalf of the organization and its interests, putting aside personal concerns, affiliations, or constituencies;
  • Set procedures and policies to ensure that any affiliate or chapter is organized and administered in a manner that is in compliance with applicable law;
  • Promote ATSA’s mission, generating good will for the organization, and encouraging support for the association’s strategic goals;
  • Make introductions to new communities, corporate sponsors, foundations, and helpful individuals;
  • Actively recruit new members and encourage appropriate non-Board members to serve on committees in order to develop more people who are committed to and knowledgeable about the Association; and
  • Ensure accountability to ATSA’s membership, the people to whom ATSA members provides services and to people affected and concerned with sexual violence.

The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) is an international, multi-disciplinary not for profit organization dedicated to preventing sexual abuse. Through research, education, and shared learning ATSA promotes evidence based practice, public policy and community strategies that lead to the effective assessment, treatment and management of individuals who have sexually abused or are at risk to abuse.


For consideration by the ATSA Nominating Committee

Nominations for the ATSA Board of Directors


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