Dear Members,

Would you like to support fellow conflict resolution practitioners and students? Do you have ideas for programs or resources that you wish existed? Do you know some one seeking opportunities to to make a meaningful contribution to our field?

Submit a nomination for the ACR-GNY Board of Directors!

Nominations for the 2019-2021 ACR-GNY Board of Directors are now open! There are up to six (6) seats to be filled. Please read on for full details or see us online at

The deadline for nominations has been EXTENDED to  Friday, December 7, at 11:59pm.


Board Members:

  •   * Serve two (2) year terms
  •   * Attend Monthly meetings
  •   * Participate actively in committees (e.g. Communications, Programs, Membership, etc.)
  •   * Attend an annual strategic planning retreat
  •   * Engage with the planning and execution of the annual ACR-GNY Conference and other core events
  •   * See our Bylaws for more info


  •   * Any ACR-GNY member who will have been an ACR-GNY member for at least one (1) year prior to the commencement of the next term (February 1, 2019) is eligible to serve on the ACR-GNY Board of Directors.
  •   * All Directors must be Regular Members of ACR-GNY at the time they take office and during the duration of their service, which includes being a member of ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution), the parent organization.
  •   * A member may nominate themselves and/or others.
  •   * A member may nominate more than one candidate
  •   * All required materials for each nomination must be submitted by the deadlines specified in this notice. 


  •   * Send a separate email for each nomination.
  •   * Use subject line: "ACR-GNY Board Nomination".
  •   * Nominating: State the nominee’s name, email, and telephone number (if available).
  •   * Nominated by: State your name and email.
  •   * Send the nomination to


If you have been nominated:   

Nominees accepting a nomination must submit a resume and brief statement of interest -- of not more than 250 words -- stating the nominee’s background, experience, and the reasons the nominee wishes to serve on the Board of Directors.

Nominees must submit the resume and statement of interest as follows:

  •   * Use subject line: "ACR-GNY Board Nominee"
  •   * State the nominee’s name, title, email, and telephone number.
  •   * Send the email and documents to

A Nominating Committee has been formed to review the nominations and develop a preliminary list of candidates for the open seats. The Board of Directors will determine the final list of candidates. The 2018 ACR-GNY Nominating Committee members are:

  •   * Denise Shaw, Esq. ACR-GNY Past President and Member
  •   * Nancy Kramer, Esq. ACR-GNY Member
  •   * Robyn Weinstein, Esq. ACR-GNY Member


For voting purposes, you must be an active member of ACR-GNY as of Tuesday, December 18, 2018, in order to be eligible to vote. Voting will take place in January 2019.

Remember! The deadline for nominations is EXTENDED to Friday, December 7, at 11:59pm.

We look forward to your participation in this election process. Please contact me with any questions at 

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