A Message from the Nominating Committee!

Greetings FAME Members!

We are now accepting nominations for the following positions for the Executive Board:

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Member-at-Large

For each nominee, please submit the name along with a resume or CV that includes the training using the Feierabend approach, educational background, teaching experience, and any other information that would be helpful. Please submit all names by March 1st to Missy Strong (docstrong26@gmail.com).   All nominees must be FAME members.

Elections will take place between April 1 – June 1, 2019. Those elected will begin their term at the annual board meeting in July 2019 in Philadelphia.

Descriptions of positions (as stated in the FAME bylaws):

The President-Elect shall: (a) serve on the Fiscal Committee, and chair the Planning and Development Committee (b) oversee the activities of the Nominating Committee and the Teacher Education Committee; and (c) in the absence of the President, or the event of the President’s death, resignation, removal, or inability or refusal to act, perform the duties of the President, and when so acting, shall have all the powers of and be subject to all the restrictions upon the President. shall: (a) chair the Conferences Committee; (b) and oversee the activities of any National Conference Business Coordinator and all conference planning sub-committees.

The Treasurer shall: (a) chair the Fiscal Committee, any Scholarship Committees, and Endowment Committees; (b) disseminate information on these funds to members in correlation with the Executive Treasurer; (c) solicit funds for the Scholarship and Endowment Funds; and (d) working with the Executive Treasurer will review the books of all operating funds, quarterly. The Elected Treasurer and the Executive Treasurer shall render to the Board of Directors, at such times as the Board directs, a report of all transactions and accounts of the corporation during the period of the report, and an annual report of the financial condition of the corporation as soon as practicable after the close of the fiscal year.

The Member(s)-at-Large shall: [a] be present at board meetings; [b] serve in leadership positions on committees as appointment by the President.

In addition to those duties specifically described in this Article, each member of the Board of Directors shall perform such other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned by the President or the Board of Directors. It shall be the obligation of all directors to act in the best interest of the corporation, which shall include the avoidance of conflict between personal or business interests and the interests of the corporation. Should such conflict of interest arise, the director shall refrain from voting on matters in which said director has a conflict of interest. Directors shall consider it their responsibility to comply with IRS requirements, to protect the tax exempt status of the corporation. 

Compensation: No elected director shall receive compensation for the performance of assigned duties, but a director may be reimbursed for expenses incurred in performing official duties, if the Board of Directors shall so approve. 

I look forward to receiving for your nominations!


Missy Strong, President-Elect
Chair, Nominating Committee