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Application Information for SAI Vice President Nomination

Please submit your name via email to Roark Horn by Dec. 15 if you are interested in pursuing the SAI vice president nomination. Your answers to the questions at the bottom and a resume are due at the SAI office by Dec. 31.

Any active SAI member who is a secondary principal (generally defined as having primary supervisory responsibilities for any combination of grades 7-12) and wishes to run for SAI vice president for 2018-19 is asked to answer the questions below and provide a resume.

The position of vice president is rotated annually among secondary, elementary and general administrators. The elected vice president begins a four-year commitment as a member of the SAI Executive Committee and moves through the chairs. The Executive Committee typically meets monthly.

The general administrators on the Representative Council will choose two nominees from the application forms submitted. The two nominees will then be placed on the ballot to be voted on by SAI members in April. The vice president will be elected by a majority vote of active SAI members.

Job Description: State Vice President

Qualifications: Active Membership in the Association

Reports to: SAI Representative Council and/or Executive Committee

Job Goal: To actively promote the mission and goals of the Association

Performance Responsibilities: 

1.  Act for the President-elect when the President-elect is unable to fulfill the duties of his/her office.

2. Be an active member of the Executive Committee.

3. Serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Educational Administration.

Please answer the following questions and return your responses to Roark Horn, SAI, 12199 Stratford Drive, Clive, IA 50325 or via email by Dec. 31, 2017. (You are welcome to use additional pages, as needed.)

  1. If you were elected vice president, what would be your goals for SAI?
  2. What do you see as the three most pressing educational leadership issues facing Iowa?
  3. What's the most important leadership lesson you've learned as an administrator?

Please enclose a copy of your resume with your responses to the above questions and a letter from your superintendent granting permission to serve.