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OVS Accepting Board Nominations

The Ohio Valley Section of USITT is currently seeking nominations for the following positions to the 2017-2018 Board:

  • Secretary
  • Vice Chair of Special Projects
  • Vice Chair of Communications
  • (TWO) Board Members At-Large

All positions are a 3-year term, and all nominations are welcome.

If you are interested in serving on the board, please send your nomination and bio information to Ronnie Chamberlain, no later than July 1, 2017.

Please include a 250-word bio which should describe why you wish to be on the board and what you hope to accomplish by being on the board.

To serve on the board of directors for the USITT OVS section you must be a member in good standing of the section and the national organization. By being on the ballot, you agree to join National USITT within 30 days after election if you are not currently a member in good standing.


Board Member Responsibilities



  • Responsible for the Section roster of members.
  • Keep minutes of all meetings. 
  • Have charge of the minute books of the Section and shall also perform other duties as may be assigned by the bylaws or the board of directors.
  • Maintain the section Bylaws and the USITT-OVS Handbook
  • Communicate the state of each Board Member at the start of each fiscal year and at the beginning of the nomination process to the Membership of Organization. 
  • Additional responsibilities as listed in the USITT-OVS Handbook.



  • Coordinate all required communication from the Board to the Membership as well as all communication within the Membership about Section activities.
  • Ensure continuity of information made available by the Section to membership or other groups via direct mail, electronic mail, and social media.
  • Primarily responsible for the communication about any Section activities working in collaboration with the VC-Programming, VC-Operations, and VC-Special Projects
  • Responsible for sharing news and information about the Section throughout the Section’s geographic area.
  • Responsible for timely submissions to the USITT National office and publications including SIGHTLINES.
  • Responsible for approving any use of the Section logo, or the name USITT-OVS by the Section or by the individual members for the purposes of promoting activities or information of the Section.
  • Any additional responsibilities as listed in the USITT-OVS Handbook



  • Plan, execute, and complete any projects selected by the Board and delegated to them.
  • Any additional responsibilities as listed in the USITT-OVS Handbook



There shall be six (6) At-Large Members who enjoy the full rights and privileges of Board Membership. At-Large Members assist the Vice Commissioners with their work and the projects of the Board in general. At-Large Members are encouraged to be active in the Section committees by serving as the Administrative Assistant of one or more committee to facilitate governance and communication between the committees and the Board as well as complete any additional duties as assigned in the current Handbook