2021 Region II Officer Candidates

Below are the nominees for the 2021 Region II Officer vacancies.  Please click each name to read the candidate’s statement of interest.

Chair-Elect
AdamGreenberg
City University of New York

Secretary
Berlin Bermudez
Rochester Institute of Technology

Member of the Board of Directors
Laura Kingsley
University of Pittsburgh

Dennis J. Paffrath
University of Maryland, Baltimore 

Brian Squilla
Thomas Jefferson University


Full descriptions of each Officer position can be found in the Region II Administrative Policies & Procedures. Summaries of each position are below.

Chair-Elect
Commitment: Three Years

  • 1-year as Chair-Elect, beginning on January 1, 2021
  • 1-year as Chair, beginning on January 1, 2022
  • 1-year as Immediate Past Chair, beginning on January 1, 2023

Primary Responsibilities: 
Chair-Elect: Chairs the Volunteer and Membership Development Committee. Serves as Region II’s Volunteer Coordinator. Serves as ex-officio member of the Region II Steering Committee.

Chair: Serves as chief executive officer of the Region.  Serves as Chair of the Regional Steering Committee.  Supports and encourages activities of the Region’s Standing Committees, as well as the overall day-to-day operations of the Region. 

Immediate Past Chair:  Serves as Chair of the Leadership Development and Nominating Committee.  Serves as ex-officio member of the Region II Steering Committee.

Member of the Board of Directors
Commitment: Two Years

Primary Responsibilities
Member of the Board of Directors: The Region II Member of the Board of Directors shall participate in all activities of the National Board of Directors as required, and shall provide regular reports to the Regional Steering Committee and Region Membership as appropriate.

Secretary
Commitment: 1-year, beginning on January 1, 2021

Primary Responsibilities: Records minutes of Regional Steering Committee and all Business Meetings, and maintains the other non-financial records of the Region.  Serves as Chair of the Communications Committee and has primary responsibility for leading communication efforts on behalf of the Region.  Serves as ex-officio member of the Region II Steering Committee.