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International Unit Director Nomination Form
Directors Represent IU Regions
Six directors are elected annually to the IU Board. Each director represents a geographic region:
- Asia/Middle East.
- Australia/New Zealand, including the island nations of Oceania.
- Latin America/Caribbean.
How to submit a nomination
Interested individuals are invited to complete and submit an International Unit Director Nomination Form by 17 May 2013, to the attention of Debra Kildahl, Director of Membership, ACA International, P.O. Box 390106, Minneapolis, MN 55439-0106, USA. You may e-mail forms to email@example.com or fax to +1(952) 915-3955.
Nominees must meet the director qualifications listed below. IU Directors take office immediately following their election at the IU Annual Meeting and serve one-year terms. Directors may serve a maximum of six consecutive terms.
The qualified nominee or nominees in each region are announced in June and voting is conducted by electronic ballot. Any current IU agency member may cast one vote for a nominee to serve as IU Director, so long as that nominee’s principal place of business is headquartered within the same geographic region as the member casting the vote.
Directors qualified to serve shall be limited to those persons:
a) Whose business or any portion thereof, is related to the collection of third-party debt;
b) Who are members in good standing of ACA International and the Unit;
c) Who have been members of ACA International and the Unit for at least twelve (12) months immediately preceding the election;
d) Who have attended at least one ACA International Meeting of the membership and one Unit meeting; and
e) Who attend the Unit Meeting at which their nomination shall be taken under consideration.
-- Bylaws of the International Unit of ACA International, Article 10, Section 3.
Duties of an IU Director
Directors from the International Unit shall serve one-year terms. Directors may serve a maximum of six consecutive terms. -- Bylaws of the International Unit of ACA International, Article 10, Section 2.
The property, affairs and business of the Unit shall be managed and shall be under the direction of its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall be responsible to:
a) Establish the policies of the Unit;
b) Suspend or expel any member for cause;
c) Remove any Officers/Directors or committee member for cause;
d) Fill any officer or Director vacancies, should these occur between annual Meetings of the Unit, by a majority vote of the Directors remaining; and
e) Conduct such other business that shall be necessary and proper.
-- Bylaws of the International Unit of ACA International, Article 10, Section 4.
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