TIG governing committee members shall serve two-year terms. Officers that are re-elected are limited to a maximum of four consecutive years (two terms) for each elected position. Term years will extend from April 1st to March 31st and will last for two years (except President-elect position). The election of various TIG officer positions is staggered to ensure continuity within the governing committee.
The TIG Governing Committee members include:
4.1.1 All Members
4.1.2 President (two-year term)
4.1.3 President-Elect (one-year term)
The President-elect is elected the year after the current President has completed one year of their term. This one-year President-elect term is intended to familiarize them to the current status of the committee before taking office as President.
4.1.4 Immediate Past-President (one-year term)
4.1.5 Secretary (two-year term)
4.1.6 Trainee Mentorship Series Coordinator (two-year term)
4.1.7 Membership & Recruitment Chair (two-year term)
Nominations for the Membership & Recruitment Chair are eligible to trainee members who are currently involved with the TIG Global Recruitment Committee (GRC).
4.1.8 Social Media & Communications Chair (two-year term)
Nominations for the Social Media & Communications Chair are eligible to trainee members currently participating as a volunteer or committee member with the ISRHML Social Media (SoMe) committee.
4.1.9 Newsletter & Blog Editor (two-year term)
4.1.10 TIG Advisors (two-year term)
The two TIG advisors are suggested by the TIG governing committee and appointed by the ISRHML President on alternating years to provide guidance and support to the TIG.
4.1.11 Past TIG Advisor
4.2.1 General Election Information
TIG governing committee elections shall take place annually coinciding with the ISRHML Executive Committee elections. TIG officers should meet certain prerequisites to be eligible to run for office:
4.2.2 Election Nomination Process
Open positions on the TIG Governing Committee are announced annually to the TIG membership. Self-nominations are encouraged and shall be submitted to the TIG President. Applications should include:
Applications must be complete and submitted before or on the deadline to be considered. Applications will be reviewed by the TIG Governing Committee to ensure the nominee has met all prerequisites, as outlined in section 4.2.1. Application materials of the eligible nominees will be shared with the TIG-at-large at the time of voting.
Given the significant involvement of the Social Media & Communications Chair with the SoMe committee and the Membership & Recruitment Chair with the TIG GRC, nominations for these positions will be open to individuals participating in these respective committees. If no nominations are received from within the committees, only then will nominations to open to the TIG-at-large.
For all other positions, a call for nominations will be circulated to the TIG membership. Preference will be given to current TIG members with previous involvement with the ISRHML TIG and/or other leadership experience. Following nominations, the TIG-at-large will have an opportunity to vote for the nominees of each open position. The positions will be officially appointed by the TIG President following membership voting and additional discussion and recommendations from the TIG Advisors and ISRHML President.
The TIG Governing Committee should have a minimum of four conference calls per membership year. Additionally, the TIG Governing Committee shall have one in-person meeting during the biennial ISRHML conference. In case a member is unable to attend a meeting, they shall notify the TIG President ahead of time. Quorum (70% Governing Committee membership) shall be reached for each meeting, unless in urgent/time-sensitive situations as identified by the TIG President.Items that require motion and voting include, but are not limited to: meeting agenda and minutes, activities involving financial support from the ISRHML Executive Committee, significant changes to current operating processes that will affect TIG membership, and event planning.
5.3.1 TIG President
5.3.2 TIG President-Elect
5.3.3 TIG Membership & Recruitment Chair
5.3.4 TIG Secretary
5.3.5 Regional Representatives (one-year term)