NMATA needs New Board Members for 2020!!

NMATA needs board members for 2020!

NMATA is calling out for Nominations for new Board Member positions for 2020. We are hoping to create a diverse and inclusive group of passionate art therapists to serve our board for next year!

Positions Needed:

Executive Board:
President Elect (similar to Vice President)
Secretary
Treasurer

Professional Board Members
Student Professional Board Members

Executive Board members should hold New Mexico licensure as practicing art therapists.

General Board and Committee Member Responsibilities
To give all meetings and other activities pertaining to NMATA high priority on the calendar of commitments and to be prepared for all meetings.
Act as trustees for the organization’s assets.
The Board of Directors shall have the power to make such rules and regulations as they deem wise upon an affirmative vote of two thirds (2/3) of the whole membership of the Board.

The Board shall have the power to employ or enter into contracts as reasonable for the completion of duties or directives.
To be familiar with and stay current with all facts upon which board members must base their collective opinions and decisions. To seek answers when they seem lacking.
To volunteer to work on at least one committee and to attend committee meetings as regularly as possible.
To develop long- and short-term plans and policies for the organization’s continued growth.
To recognize that an essential function of a good board is fundraising and to participate fully in annual fundraising events.
To support artistic and healing endeavors by personally attending membership meetings, self-care workshops and pot lucks; CEU opportunities; art making workshops; community projects and workshops; etc.
To serve NMATA in creative and innovative ways through all deliberations, discussions, decisions affecting the on-going philosophy and future planning of the board. To be both a knowledgeable pursuer of “old business” and an assertive proposer of “new business.”

In summary, the trust bestowed upon each board and committee member is a seriously important one and the rewards include the great satisfaction of being part of something of the highest value for the good of our community.

Please email nmarttherapy@hotmail.com if you are interested in joining us or nominated someone you feel may be right for these roles.

***DEADLINE for nominations is Friday, October 18th at midnight.****

Voting will take place in November 2019.

Thank you!!