NAIA will be volunteering at the Ascend Amphitheater on May 20 and May 21 for the Thomas Rhett Event.
The Native American Indian Association will be hold an orientation and training for all elected Board of Director members to be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the NAIA Office. This will meeting will begin promptly at 10 am.
There is not much time to do all the things necessary for this year. So training and orientation must commence as soon as possible to allow for planning and implementation for the year’s activities.
- Charter and Bylaw
- Roberts Rules of Order
- Committee set up
- Rules and responsibilities
NAIA Bi-Monthly Board Meeting / Election will be on January 14, 2017 at 10 am to 2 pm (?).
BOARD OF DIRECTOR NOMINEES (Letter of Intent DEADLINE December 15, 2016):
This will be a very important meeting as we will be selecting new board members (1 year term) and Executive Officers: President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary (three year term). You will be able to meet the candidates and hear what they plan for NAIA.
If you are interested and we welcome you to apply. This is your opportunity to contribute to NAIA in ways that could resonate positively for Native American Indians in Tennessee. You must be forward thinking, able to commit to building a strong sustainable future while recognizing the cultural contributions Native American Indians have brought to Tennessee. Yes, there will be lots of work involved but you will have the chance to build NAIA into an organization that will not only meet the needs of Native American Indians living in Tennessee but will create a pathway for our future generations.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR BOARD MEMBERS:
- MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE.
- MUST BE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE.
- MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE ORGANIZATION IN GOOD STANDING AND AN ACTIVE MEMBER FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR PRECEDING THE TERM BEING APPLIED FOR.
- MUST HAVE A CURRENT MEMBERSHIP CARD. ALL DUES MUST BE PAID.
- MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTENT BY DECEMBER 15.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION FOR EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS:
The Executive Officers must be Native American Indian as defined by our bylaws. Executive Officers include and are limited to the office of the President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.
You are welcome to mail a letter of intent to NAIA, 230 Spence Lane, Nashville, TN 37210-3623 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.