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07Mar2012
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SOA seeks nominees for 2012-13 Board of Directors

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” –Warren G. Bennis Are you committed to the actuarial profession? A strong leader? An enthusiastic communicator and strategic thi

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14Nov2011
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Member comments sought on nominations process

by Peter Hepokoski, Chair, Nominations Process Task Force The Board has appointed a Nominations Process Task Force to assess whether changes should be made to the way the SOA develops its annual election ballot, and the Task Force wants input from members. Background on  the current process The SOA's Nominating Committee  is responsible for selecting the names for the SOA ballot.  This process has been in place since 2006. In adopting this process, the Board sought to strengthen its elections by the Nominating Committee  assessing nominees' fit with the job descriptions for the positions they seek and recommending which nominees should be placed on the ballot.  In the Board's judgment, the previous ballot process was not adequately assessing the skills, experience and leadership potential of nominees, and that too often seniority, longevity and name recognition were the keys to winning election. The Board's decision relied in part on reports from a Governance Audit Task Force in 2003 and a Task Force on Nominations and Elections in 2005. (more…)

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