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 September 1. 

    2. Review the applications and select the candidates for the Board of Directors by mid December. 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 collaboration, 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:
      • 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

    Jamie Pyper - Chair - 2021 Election
    Kingston, ON Canada
    Fall 2019 - Spring 2021 

    Diane Briars - Past President
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Fall 2018 - Spring 2021

    Mark Ellis - Member
    Fullerton, CA
    Fall 2018 - Spring 2022

    Cathy Martin - Member
    Denver, CO
    Fall 2018 - Spring 2022

    Tom Muchlinski - Member
    Plymouth, MN
    Fall 2017 - Spring 2021  

    Denise Spangler - Member
    Athens, GA
    Fall 2019 - Spring 2023

    John Staley - Member 
    Randallstown, MD
    Fall 2019 - Spring 2023

    Christine Thomas - Member
    Atlanta, GA   
    Fall 2018 - Spring 2022

    Bobson Wong - Member 
    Whitestone, NY
    Fall 2019 - Spring 2023