Nominations & Elections Committee

  • Nominates two persons for each elective position and recommends procedures for conducting the election.

    Committee Charge

    Nominations & Elections Committee is charged to: 

    1. Encourage the membership to submit nominations for the Board of Directors and President-Elect by March 1. 

    2. Review the applications and select the candidates for the Board of Directors by the end of June. The selection of candidates is:
      • Governed by the NCTM Bylaws which require each candidate to have been a member of NCTM continuously for the past three years, balanced across levels (elementary, middle, high school, and college or university) and geographic regions; 
      • Guided by evidence of the candidate demonstrating leadership, vision, and collaboration; commitment to mathematics education; and a wide range of experiences.

    3. Review the applications and select two candidates for President Elect in the appropriate year. The selection of candidates is:
      • Governed by the NCTM Bylaws which require each candidate to have been a member of NCTM continuously for the past five years and have served on the Board of Directors, as a major chair, or in another major leadership role in the Council; 
      • Guided by evidence of the candidate demonstrating strong leadership and vision for the Council; commitment to mathematics education; and a wide range of experiences.

    4. Notify candidates and their supervisors that they will be placed on the slate of candidates for the Board or President Elect. 


    5. Submit a report to the Board two weeks prior to the summer meeting:
      • Informing them of the slate of candidates for the Board
      • Informing them of candidates for the President-Elect

    6. Monitor, facilitate, and evaluate all aspects of the nominations and elections process according to the Election Timeline.

    7. Review and respond to all requests from the Board.


    Committee Members

    Latrenda Knighten - Chair - 2018 Election
    Baton Rouge, LA
    2017-2018

    Laurie Boswell - Member
    Franconia, NH
    2016-2018

    Shelley Ferguson - Member
    San Diego, CA
    2015-2018

    Linda Gojak - Past President
    Willowick, OH
    2016-2018

    Joleigh Honey - Member
    Sandy, UT
    2016-2019

    Karen Karp - Member
    Louisville, KY
    2016-2019

    Gladis Kersaint - Member
    Storrs Mansfield, CT
    2016-2019

    Tom Muchlinski - Member
    Plymouth, MN
    2017-2020

    Jamie Pyper - Member
    Kingston, ON Canada
    2017-2020