Election Information

Advance the higher ed HR industry and make meaningful connections by working closely with other pros when you join the CUPA-HR Oregon Chapter Board of Directors. If you have a passion for higher ed HR, we have opportunities to build your leadership skills, grow your professional network and make a positive impact on your peers. Whether you’re early in your career or a Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO), your involvement can strengthen the association and open new doors for you.

2020 Spring Elections

CUPA-HR Oregon Chapter Elections will be held during the Spring 2020 Conference for the following board positions:

The President-Elect shall serve as the special aide to the President, and shall assume all presidential duties in the absence of the President. The President-elect serves as Chair of the Program Planning Committee charged with planning and implementing the annual conferences and meetings of the chapter. This position is a three year commitment as the President-Elect moves to the President position in their 2nd year and Past-President in their third year. (For more information contact Christina Kraus at ).

The Secretary  The Secretary is primarily responsible for coordinating and taking minutes at the monthly board meetings and board retreats.  Assist with conference planning and elections, including creating evaluations for conferences, collecting data and reporting back to board.  Work with board members to order supplies needed for conferences and ensure conference program is created, updated, and printed. This position is a two year commitment. (For more information contact Tricia Gerding ).

The Board Member-at-Large: Treasure-Elect shall Assist the Treasurer to ensure that the Chapter operates on sound fiscal principles and prepare to take responsibility for ensuring that the Chapter operates on sound fiscal principles during the second year of their tenure. The Treasurer-Elect shall assist the Treasurer with all chapter financial record keeping; building relationships with sponsors to generate interest; and work closely with Treasurer to gain skills and knowledge to prepare for role as Treasurer. This position is a two year commitment. (For more information contact Shawna Gilbert at ).

Please consider that in order to be run for an elected board member position the following applies:

  • You must be listed as a representative of a higher education institution that is a member of the CUPA-HR national organization.
  • You must be an employee of a post-secondary educational institution in Oregon.
  • You must be a human resource professional who is currently in the field with no less than 50% of her/his job devoted to human resources activities.
  • You must be willing to demonstrate commitment to the Chapter and its activities and provide leadership that is consistent with CUPA-HR’s commitment to providing equal opportunity for participation in all aspects of the organization without regard to race, religion, gender, national/ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, veteran, disabled status or any other protected status category.

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