Delegate Requirements and Qualifications

Excerpted from ASRT Bylaws Section 3. Delegate Requirements and Qualifications

B. Chapter delegates

  1. Two delegates and two alternate delegates shall be elected annually by a plurality vote of the voting members of the ASRT.
  2. Delegates shall be elected for a term of two years. The term shall begin at the close of the annual meeting of the House of Delegates in the year the delegate is elected.
  3. A delegate shall be limited to two, two-year consecutive terms unless there is not a full slate of qualified candidates nominated.
  4. The delegate nominees receiving the third and fourth highest number of votes on the ballot are the elected alternate delegates.
  5. An alternate delegate shall serve a one-year term. The term shall begin at the close of the annual meeting of the House of Delegates in the year the alternate delegate is elected.
  6. If an alternate is not elected, this position remains open until the next regular election.
  7. A delegate shall be a voting member of the ASRT for two years immediately preceding nomination.
  8. A delegate, excluding a military delegate, shall be a member of an affiliate or have served as a Military Chapter delegate for two years immediately preceding nomination.
  9. A delegate, excluding a military delegate, shall have served as an officer, delegate, or an elected or appointed ASRT position, or as an officer on the Board of Directors or as a committee member in an affiliate.
  10. In clinical practice chapters where certification and/or postprimary examination offered by an ASRT-recognized organization exists, the delegate shall show proof of current credential and documentation of current practice in the discipline or specialty being represented.
  11. In management and education chapters, the delegate shall show proof of documentation of current practice in the discipline or specialty being represented.
  12. Military delegates shall be on active duty in the United States Armed Forces.
  13. A delegate, excluding a military delegate, shall only be elected to represent a chapter of which the delegate is a member for the two years immediately preceding nomination.
  14. A military delegate shall be a member of the Military Chapter at the time of nomination.
  15. A delegate who met qualification requirements at the time of nomination shall be permitted to complete the term regardless of employment status changes. A Military Delegate who met qualification requirements at the time of nomination shall be permitted to complete the term in the event of retirement or honorable discharge from active duty.
  16. A delegate may serve concurrently on the board of any national medical imaging or radiation therapy certification or national accreditation agency.
  17. A delegate shall have the time and availability for necessary travel to represent the ASRT.
  18. A delegate shall attend the annual meeting of the House of Delegates and all meetings required of delegates.

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