NMUN-NY ADVISORY BOARD APPLICATION (2011-2013)
The NMUN-NY Advisory Board was created in 2008 to help assure the quality of the NMUN –NY simulation by both: (a)
providing advice to the Secretary-General and Directors-General of the NMUN-Conference; and, (b) giving attending
schools a voice in conference planning through the election of faculty members by their peers. The prior two year’s SGs
and DGs will typically also serve as part of our commitment to continually learn from past simulations and improve the
conference. The NMUN-NY Advisory Board is separate from the NCCA Board of Directors which manages organizational
finances and sets long term priorities for programs, including the NMUN Program. The NCCA views the creation of the
NMUN-NY Advisory Board as an asset to assure quality in planning the current year’s annual NMUN-NY conference while
the NCCA Board focuses on long-term, strategic issues.
The NMUN-NY Advisory Board will have up to 10 voting members with the election of additional faculty to two year terms
and the possible selection of the 2011 NMUN SG/DGs as advisors to the 2012 Secretariat . Terms are for two years. The
NCCA-NMUN Executive Director or designate will also serve on the Advisory Board as a liaison between the Advisory
Board and the NCCA.
Advisory Board Member responsibilities include participation in e-mail discussions of committee choices, topic selection,
volunteer staff training input. No travel is required.
Declaration of Candidacy
We urge you to speak with the current Advisory Board members to obtain a first-hand perspective on the positions and the
organization (e-mail addresses are on the NMUN Web site).
Current members, serving in voting or non-voting positions, are below. * = serve(d) also as a delegation’s advisor
2009-2011 NMUN-NY ADVISORY BOARDTERM 2010-2012 NMUN-NY ADVISORY BOARD TERMS
Prof. Tina Bertrand*, McMurry University Prof. Eric Cox*, Texas Christian U
Chris Leischwitz*, Ludwig Maximilians U Emefa Gbedemah, NMUN SG Emerita
Jennifer Hathaway Spalding, NMUN SG 2010 Prof. Nils Mueller*, Helmut Schmidt U
Lauren Judy, NMUN DG 2010
Sarah Tulley, NMUN DG 2010
Prof. Pam Chasek (Home Government Coordinator), Prof. Kevin Grisham (Advisor and DG NMUN DG Emeritus) and
Michael Eaton (Executive Director) have served ex-officio.
Submit the 1-page Board Application (page 2 of this document) and your résumé / CV by 15 March 2011 at noon
New York time to: Chris Leischwitz – firstname.lastname@example.org .
PLEASE WRITE NMUN ADVISORY BOARD APPLICATION in the subject line.
Two faculty members will be elected at the Faculty Business Meeting, Wednesday 2:00pm at the Sheraton in the
Central Park West room.
Time and Financial Considerations
After the election, a brief in-person meeting will be held in New York.
For work during the year, contact will be through e-mail dialogues or possibly conference calls for updates on
programs, approving committees and topics, advising on training.
Application for NMUN-NY Advisory Board Candidacy
We want to understand your views on NMUN operations and how your potential contributions might benefit
the conference. Please answer the following questions. Limit your response to this page/the space provided.
Address and contact information will not be distributed. You are welcome to also send your résumé or CV.
1. Please briefly describe your academic and professional background, and other relevant experience.
2. Why do you seek a position on the NMUN-NY Advisory Board?
3. Please briefly outline the specific skills you bring, or contributions you hope to make, to the Advisory Board.
LIMIT RESPONSE TO THE SPACE ABOVE!