News & Announcements
News & Announcements

Dear Rasch SIG Members,

We are writing to encourage you to submit nominations for the officers of the Rasch Measurement SIG. The following positions on the Rasch Measurement SIG are open for election. The length of the term is indicated in parentheses, and all terms start at the end of the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting.

  • Chair (2 years)
  • Secretary (2 years)
  • Treasurer (2 years)

AERA policy requires that all elections be competitive; that is, there must be two or more candidates for each elected office. Only Regular Members of AERA can run for office. Candidates must also be current members of the SIG and of AERA to serve as an officer. Self-nominations are welcome. Members who wish to nominate a candidate for consideration, or self-nominate themselves, should send a one-page biography including the qualifications of the nominee to the SIG Secretary, Eli Jones, at Nominations are due September 30, 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities of The Officers

Chair: The Chair shall be responsible for the general administration of the SIG, for ensuring that the SIG Bylaws are followed, and shall act as liaison between the SIG and AERA and the SIG and the SIG Executive Committee. The Chair shall preside at all meetings of the SIG’s Executive Committee and at the Annual Business Meeting. The Chair shall act as parliamentarian or shall appoint a SIG member to serve in that role for each meeting. The Chair shall appoint ad hoc committees as needed and shall appoint persons to assist officers, to chair committees, or to carry out other work of the SIG.

Secretary: The Secretary shall be responsible for managing any official correspondence and meeting minutes of the Rasch SIG. This person will also be responsible for maintaining the Rasch SIG website, or appointing an appropriate representative as need. 

Treasurer: The Treasurer shall be responsible for managing and reporting on the financial accounts of the Rasch SIG and the safe keeping of all financial documents of the Rasch SIG.

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