To all members of the WBAA Bosnia & Herzegovinian Chapter: As one of the National Representatives of the Bosnian & Herzegovinian Chapter has resigned, this is your chance to step in and become a member of the WBAA Regional Board!
Do you want to work for the improvements in higher education in your region?
Do you want to be active in a regional network and thus contribute to understanding within WB6?
Do you want to be part of a dedicated team of 12 National Representatives?
Do 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 Bosnia & Herzegovinian Chapter for the WBAA Regional Board!
If you are a member of the Bosnia & Herzegovinian 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 within WBAA. To run for the position, candidates must submit their application by Thursday, the 6th of July at 2:00 pm CEST via an online form in the Bosnia & Herzegovinian Chapter Group of the Online Community.
The promotion of the candidates will start on Friday, the 7th of July and the elections are scheduled for Monday, the 17th of June – Monday, the 24th of July 2023. The handover from the old to the new board member will then begin and will be completed by the end of August or latest beginning of September.
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 a voluntary basis, and it shall be based on democratic principles 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 WBAA in public and during events.
>> Manage strategic and other relevant activities of WBAA between two General Assembly Meetings.
>> Ensure logistical support for the strategic, operational, and financial plans of WBAA.
>>Conclude and terminate agreements on collaboration with the 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.
Please consider that applications must be done through a G-mail account. Otherwise, you will not be able to fill out the application form or to upload the necessary documents that are needed to apply.
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
22nd of June 2023