ACSS Elections Information

Chapter Position Descriptions

Chapter President 

  • Manage the business and affairs of the chapter;
  • Supervise the activities of all other officers and agents of the chapter;
  • Preside over all meetings of the members;
  • Maintain relationships with ACSS and other chapters.

Vice President

  • Assume and discharge the responsibilities of the President while the President is unable to do so;
  • In the event of vacancy in the office of  Chapter President, the Vice President shall perform the duties of President until such vacancy has been filled.


  • Shall keep the minutes of all chapter meetings and action of the chapter and the membership;
  • Maintain copies of the chapter's membership records;
  • Retain copies of all correspondence, documents, and other records of the chapter;
  • Maintain a copy of the Chapter Bylaws, available at any time, by the voting members of the chapter. 


  • Attends ACSS Delegate Assembly as an elected representative of their respective chapter by speaking or voting on behalf of the entire chapter membership;
  • Elects the Board of Directors of ACSS at Delegate Assembly, adopts a 3-year budget and votes on other general business of ACSS;
  • Encouraged to be involved, attend chapter meetings and participate as part of the chapter. 
ACSS Elections Documents
Important Dates
  • October - December 2017 - Chapter Nominations Meetings (Visit the Events Calendar to find the date of your local Chapter's Nominations meeting.)
  • March 1, 2018 - Chapters report nominated candidates to ACSS
  • March 25, 2018 - Candidate Consent forms and 100-word profiles due
  • April 20, 2018 - Elections OPEN. Vote online!
  • May 21, 2018 - Elections CLOSE at 5 p.m.
  • May 30, 2018 - Candidates are notified of election results
  • June 1, 2018 - Election results are publicly announced
  • June 11th, 2018 - Election protests must be received by the close of business
  • July 13, 2018 - Delegate Assembly Committee meetings
  • July 14, 2018 - ACSS' 12th Delegate Assembly meeting
  • July 15, 2018 - ACSS Board Meeting and Executive Officer elections