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LSTA Needs You!

Call for Nominations for LSTA Board Positions.

Do you want to become more involved in science education in Louisiana? Do you enjoy sharing your expertise with others? Are you ready to take a step into a leadership role? The Louisiana Science Teachers Association (LSTA) needs you!

Nominations are now open for the next two-year term of office, November 2021-December 2023, for the following positions:

    • President 
    • Vice-President 
    • Secretary 
    • Region 1 Representative 
    • Region 2 Representative 
    • Region 3 Representative 
    • Region 4 Representative 
    • Region 5 Representative 
    • Region 6 Representative 
    • Region 7 Representative 
    • Region 8 Representative

The LSTA Board typically meets four times each year either face-to-face or virtually. Duties of officers and regional representatives include attending board meetings, participating in various board projects including regional workshops, nominating and supporting colleagues for awards, and working at the annual conference. Regional representatives have the opportunity to serve their regions by informing members about opportunities in science education, sharing local science news for publication in each issue of the LASER, and facilitating regional workshops. Persons applying for the office of LSTA President are required to have previous Board experience.

Nomination packets should include the following:

    • letter with a statement from the nominee accepting the nomination, the reason the nominee is interested in serving as an LSTA officer, what experience and knowledge the nominee would bring to the office, and how the nominee envisions the role of LSTA in science education; 
    • resume which includes but is not limited to teaching experience and current position; and 
    • maximum of three letters of support (not to exceed one page each);

President, Vice President, Secretary positions only:

    • brief bio (100 words or less) explaining how they can benefit science educators as a leader of LSTA 
    • photograph is preferred LASER June 2021 Louisiana Science Teachers Association Newsletter (www.lsta.info)
Nomination packets should be sent to:

Patrice Mire
15537 S. Liberty Farm Rd.
Kaplan, LA 70548

Electronic copies should be sent to: patricemire16@gmail.com.

All nomination packets must be postmarked on or before Sunday, August 29, 2021. All electronic packets must be received by midnight Sunday, August 29, 2021. Nominees will receive acknowledgment of receipt of their nomination. The nominating committee, chaired by LSTA Past President, Patrice Mire, will select two nominees per office for the final ballot. Ballots will be distributed to active LSTA members in October via electronic message. Election results will be announced at the 2021 Virtual LSTA Awards Event in November or December and officers will immediately assume their positions.

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