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Dallas SWE’s parent region, Region C, has extended the deadline for submitting applications for Region C Lieutenant GovernorRegion Secretary, and Region Treasurer.  All terms are for one year beginning July 1, 2013.  The attached application must be completed and submitted to Claire Shortall by Thursday, February 21, 2013.  Please consider applying or encourage anyone you would like to be considered to apply.  

Eligibility requirements and brief position summaries are presented below.   Download the application here.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Candidates for lieutenant governor must have served at least two years in the aggregate as a professional member of the senate, professional section or members at large president, professional section or members at large representative, or region officer, except that one year as either a collegiate senator or collegiate representative may be counted toward this requirement.  Candidates for lieutenant governor must also be members of the region with the membership grade of fellow, senior, or professional.  
  • The secretary and treasurer must be voting members of the region (grades of fellow, senior, professional, or associate) or collegiate members who meet the qualifications stated in the Society bylaws for professional membership.  Collegiate members may apply only if they will receive a bachelors or advanced degree in engineering, engineering technology, or a science related to engineering by June 30, 2013, and will be a member of Region C after graduation.

Lieutenant governor responsibilities include:

  • Leading the region collegiate team (RCRs, RCCE, RCS, SWE-FLs, CLCC)
  • Serving as the point of contact for the region conference committee
  • Attending region meetings, including teleconferences
  • Assuming the duties of governor if necessary

Secretary responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the records of the region including minutes and action items
  • Having an up-to-date roll of the representatives at all meetings of the region council
  • Attending region meetings, including teleconferences

Treasurer responsibilities include:

  • Be responsible for the collection, distribution, and safekeeping of region funds
  • Prepare, maintain, and report as directed on the financial position of the region in relation to the approved budget
  • Submit a financial report to the Society and necessary documents to the IRS (e-postcard or form 990 as appropriate)

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