To all members from the WBAA Chapter Albania: The mandate of one of the National Representative of the Albanian Chapter is ending this June, so here is your chance!
You want to work for improvements in higher education in your region?
You want to be active in a regional network and thus contribute to understanding within WB6?
You want to be part of a dedicated team of 12 National Representatives?
You want to make contacts within WBAA and with stakeholders in the region that will be helpful for your future career?
- Then apply for the open position as a National Representative of the Albanian Chapter for the WBAA Board!
If you are a member of the Albanian Chapter and have been registered in the WBAA Online Community for at least 6 months, this is your opportunity to take up an important position in WBAA. To run for the position, candidates must submit their application by Thursday, the 25th of May, 12pm CEST via online form in the Albanian Chapter Group of the Online Community.
The promotion of the candidates will start on Friday, the 26th of May and the elections are scheduled for Monday, the 5th of June – Sunday, the 11th of June 2023. The handover from the old to the new board member will then begin and will be completed by the end of June.
The Regional Board is the decision-making and management body of WBAA. It consists of twelve members – two representatives from each of the six WBAA chapters. Information on the current WBAA Regional Board can be found here.
Engagement in the Regional Board is on voluntary basis, and it shall be based on democratic principle such as the rule of the majority. Members of the Regional Board must meet at least once in two months for an online meeting and at least three times a year in person.
According to the WBAA Statute, the Regional Board has a mandate to:
>> Represent the WBAA in public and during events.
>> Manage strategic and other relevant activities of WBAA between two General Assembly Meetings.
>> Ensure logistical support for strategic, operational, and financial plans of WBAA.
>>Conclude and terminate agreements on collaboration with external partners of WBAA.
>>Present a report on the national/regional activities at every meeting of the board.
>> Convene the General Assembly Meeting.
>> Prepare and present the following documents at the GA meeting: Internal regulations required for the functioning of WBAA, the Annual Working Plan of WBAA, The Annual Working Report of WBAA.
>> Mandate WBAA-Teams and delegate special tasks to them.
>> Appoint a rapporteur out of the regional board for every WBAA-Team.
>> Decide on which WBAA-Teams or which tasks should be specifically supported.
>> Execute other tasks as defined in this Statute or by the General Assembly.
The Regional Board members are elected for a period of two years by a vote in the respective National Chapter. Voting will take place on the WBAA Online Community platform. Any member of the respective National Chapter who is registered on the WBAA Online Community platform for at least 6 months is automatically eligible to vote for the position in the Regional Board.
We look forward to receiving your applications and if you have any questions, please contact the WBAA Board:
Kimberly Schilitz on behalf of the Service Provider
11th of May 2023