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
2021 Elections Timeline
  • November 16, 2020 - Chapters set up their Nominations Committee
  • November 20, 2020 - Nominations Committee formed
  • December 1, 2020 - Nominations OPEN (Online Form)
  • February 1, 2021 - Nominations CLOSE
  • March 1 - Deadline for candidates to submit their candidate consent form, photo, and 100-word profile
  • April 20 - Electronic voting begins
  • May 21 - Electronic voting closes
  • June 1 - Election results released
  • July 16 - Delegate Assembly Committee Meetings
  • July 17 - Delegate Assembly, new officers sworn in
  • July 18 - Board Meeting and Executive Officer Elections