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Contracting Excellence Magazine - Oct 2010





IACCM is currently inviting qualified applicants to stand for election for the 2011 IACCM Board of Directors. There are 6 vacancies open for election (for current Board Membership, please see
http://www.iaccm.com/about/board/ ).
Details regarding these positions appear below.
THE CUT-OFF FOR CANDIDATES TO THE IACCM BOARD OF DIRECTORS IS TUESDAY NOVEMBER 16TH. If you would like to discuss these positions informally before making a decision, please e-mail tcummins@iaccm.com.
To be eligible as a candidate for the Board, you must be a fully-paid member of IACCM at the time of election and you must be in compliance with the IACCM Code of Practice (see below)*. When elected, Board Members must also sign the IACCM Conflicts of Interest Policy. ( http://www.iaccm.com/downloads/Conflict%20of%20Interest%20Form.doc )
As a registered not-for-profit association, Board Members are accountable to the membership (our 'owners') for the standards of governance and compliance with the by-laws. Board members (or their employer) are also responsible for travel and related expenses associated with their term of office.
Participation as an IACCM Board member offers the opportunity to be at the forefront of change and influence in today's complex negotiations and relationship environment. You will join a team of senior Contracts / Commercial, Legal and Procurement executives from some of the world’s leading corporations.
IACCM is one of the fastest growing international associations and the only professional grouping focused on the emerging importance of contract and relationship management for both buyers and suppliers. With members from more than half the current 'Global 500' corporations and located in over 120 countries, you gain unique and privileged access and insights. In return, IACCM requires strong commitment to advancing our profession and promoting the work of the Association.
IACCM Board positions are for a period of up to 3 years. They are subject to election and all eligible IACCM members have a right to vote. The election will be undertaken on-line over the period November 29th – December 10th. Candidates must submit notice that they intend to stand, together with a brief biography and statement of goals, by 12:00 midnight GMT on Tuesday 16th November, 2010. Candidates must be able to travel internationally in order to participate in the face to face meetings which occur three times each year (once in the US, once in Europe and once in Asia).

If you are not already a member or would like to extend your membership - please click on this link http://www.iaccm.com/membership/individual/


IACCM will run two major conferences in the US next year. The first, in March, will be in conjunction with the Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON), March 01 - 03, 2011 - The Peabody, Orlando, FL.

The second event will be a "traditional" IACCM Americas Conference and is planned for October 2011 in Arizona.

IACCM will also have an EMEA Conference in 2011, which will be in conjunction with the Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) in Amsterdam, May 9 - 12, 2011.

IACCM is pleased to announce the IACCM APAC Conference in conjunction with the SSON Shared Services Exchange Asia-Pacific, in Singapore, September, 2011 - we will have dates soon!







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