Dear All--A few reminders!
Membership meeting in one week: Please attend our online membership meeting on Dec 8, from 12-1pm!
There is no “agenda” or need to prep! Just come to our virtual space, bring your lunch or a beverage and chat! We’ll talk about our future directions for AAAFSC, elections, spring book club, and just catch up!
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Minor Feelings Book Club and Book Giveaway
UPDATE: Several copies still available!
In Feb 2022 AAAFSC will be hosting a book club organized around the bestselling work essay collection, Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong. In this short volume, Hong explores Asian American racial consciousness with incisive honesty.
The first 10 AAAFSC members to respond to this email (by writing to email@example.com) with their Name and Departmental Address will receive a free copy of the book! Books will be sent to you via interdepartmental mail.
A PDF is available as well, if you prefer.
Elections! Please consider running for Vice-Chair OR Member-At Large. Please note, the board currently has no representation from staff nor from CNMS or COEIT.
UPDATE: We have one candidate for Vice-Chair and none for member-at-large! Please consider running!
The Vice-Chair responsibilities include:
Running the election of AAAFSC Executive Board members.
Helping the chair set and draft the agenda for Executive Board meetings and membership meetings.
Assisting chair in drafting, coordinating, and sending communications with Executive Board and membership.
Collating information and data on Asian and Asian American faculty and staff within the university so that it may be shared with the membership with help from the chair.
Assisting the Chair’s other responsibilities as needed.
The Vice-Chair also receives yearly compensation of $1000 for the duration of their term.
At large council members
Aid in the recruitment and outreach of new members across the colleges and among staff.
Assist in AAAFSC programming and coordinating tasks as needed.
The At Large Council Members receive yearly compensation of $450 for the duration of their term.
If you would like to run: please email firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec 10 with a brief bio we can share with the membership.
The elections will take place in early December 10, with the new incumbents beginning at the start of Spring 2022.