February 10, 2013 | Leave a comment Apply to become an Illinois Sister cCties Association Board Member Please read and print and fill out the form. ARTICLE III – MEMBERSHIP Section 3.1 Active Members Organizations eligible to be Active Members shall be those communities in Illinois having a sister cities relationship with an international community. A member shall be considered active upon payment of annual dues. ARTICLE VII – BOARD OF DIRECTORS Section 7.3 Qualifications Minimum qualifications to serve as a Director are active membership or participation in an Active Member organization of the Association. Application Form—Personal Data Sheet 2013 ILLINOIS SISTER CITIES ASSOCIATION Board of Directors DISTRICT (see ): APPLICANT (First, M.I., Last): HOME PHONE: WORK PHONE: E-MAIL ADDRESS: CELL PHONE: PREFERRED PHONE NUMBER: HOME ADDRESS: CITY: STATE: ZIP CODE: LOCAL SISTER CITIES ORGANIZATION: ORGANIZATION ADDRESS: CITY: STATE: ZIP CODE: PRESENT POSITION: DESCRIPTION OF PRESENT POSITION: MEMBER SINCE (year): Guidelines for using this form Please furnish all requested information using the “Tab” key to move from one field to the next. “Click here” fields have a drop-down menu. After completing the form, save this and the following pages as a single document in Microsoft Word. Then attach this document to an e-mail message and e-mail it to: Carol Jones at email@example.com. ALTERNATE SUBMISSION: Complete this form online, print it, and send it via USPS to: Carol Jones, ISCA Leadership Development Committee, 1117 South Peoria, Dixon, IL 61021. If you do not receive an email confirmation in ten days of your filing, please follow up with an email message to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Your responses to all five (5) areas on the following pages must not exceed a total of three (3) pages. Please check your Word document so that it does not exceed this length. Please submit this application by MARCH 31. Five Items to Be Addressed Your response should highlight evidence of leadership, vision, and collaboration; commitment to Sister Cities mission; and a wide range of experiences. Professional and Leadership Activities (Please identify any acronyms used.) 1. Briefly describe your role in ILLINOIS SISTER CITIES ASSOCIATION activities, such as committees and conferences, with dates, beginning with most recent. 2. Briefly describe your role in your local Sister Cities organization activities, including offices, committees, and exchanges, with dates. 3. Briefly summarize your non-Sister Cities activities, such as career, community roles, presentations, and honors, including dates. Personal Statements Please note that if you are selected as a candidate, ISCA may use an edited version of your responses in candidate information published to members. 4. Identify one major challenge facing the ILLINOIS SISTER CITIES ASSOCIATION as an organization, and describe how the ILLINOIS SISTER CITIES ASSOCIATION could respond to this challenge. 5. What strengths would you bring to the ILLINOIS SISTER CITIES ASSOCIATION Board of Directors?