Request for Nominations


The InfraGard Kansas City Members Alliance (IMA) is seeking nominations from our local membership for the positions that follow below. Please email your nominations for consideration to (KC_InfraGard@fbi.gov) by October 31st, 2018.


IMA Members: Please submit your proposed nominations (yourself or others).


President:  (Estimated Work Effort Per Month: 10-12 Hours)

  1. Any candidate for Officer of the Chapter shall have been a Member (Affiliate) of the Chapter for three months before standing election and taking office. 

  2. Terms of any particular office shall be for two years. Officers may stand election and serve two consecutive terms for the same office. 

  3. Duties and responsibilities of the President:

  4. The President shall be elected specifically for that position by the general membership. In the event the office is vacated, this President shall not assume the role as Immediate Past President. That position instead may be filled by the previous Past President at the discretion of the Board. This individual will serve a two-year term, however they may stand election and serve two consecutive terms. 

  5. If the office is vacated, the Board of Directors shall elect a qualified Member (Affiliate) from within the Board to serve the remainder of the term. 

  6. The President, with the Secretary, shall sign all written contracts for the Chapter as authorized by the Board of Directors. 

  7. The President shall serve as the recognized “Agent” as related to Chapter registration with the State of Missouri.

  8. The President, with the Treasurer shall have signature authority on the Chapters’ bank account. 

  9. The President shall direct all committee(s) Chairpersons and ad hoc liaisons. 

  10. The President, or their approved/appointed representative, shall serve as liaison with the FBI, INMA, the Midwest Region Representative, the West Region Representative, other Chapters, and other organizations for the purpose of active and current direction, coordination, representation and the vetting/passing of pertinent information to the Chapter membership. 

  11. The President shall preside at all Board, General Annual Chapter and any Special meetings. 

  12. In the absence of the President at a meeting in which he/she would normally preside, a Vice President, the Secretary or the immediate Past President may be directed to perform the duties of the President and/or perform other duties as directed by the President.  


Secretary:  (Estimated Work Effort Per Month: 6-8 Hours)

  1. Any candidate for Officer of the Chapter shall have been a Member (Affiliate) of the Chapter for three months before standing election and taking office. 

  2. Terms of any particular office shall be for two years. Officers may stand election and serve two consecutive terms for the same office. 

  3. Duties and responsibilities of the Secretary:

  4. The Secretary shall be elected specifically for that position by the general membership. This individual will serve a two-year term, however they may stand election and serve two consecutive terms. 

  5. If the office is vacated, the Board of Directors shall elect a qualified Member (Affiliate) from within the Board, or appoint an Affiliate as qualified from the Chapter to serve the remainder of the term. 

  6. The Secretary, with the President, shall sign all written contracts for the Chapter as authorized by the Board of Directors. 

  7. The Secretary, in the absence of the President and/or the Vice Presidents, at their express direction, shall perform the duties of the President and/or the Vice Presidents. 

  8. The Secretary shall maintain the minutes of all official Board and Chapter meetings. For those committee and special meetings that the Secretary would not normally attend, the Secretary shall designate an individual associated with the event/function to serve as Secretary in their staid. All such minutes shall be forwarded to and maintained by the Chapter Secretary. 

  9. With the assistance of one other non-officer member of the Chapter, the Secretary shall conduct and certify the results of all elections. 

  10. The Secretary shall additionally serve as “Chapter Historian” in that documents shall be maintained so that clear and accurate records concerning the Chapter activities, functions and performance by individuals is current. This, in accordance with FBI requirements, shall not include a comprehensive listing of the membership, which is restricted. 


Three (3) Board Members:  (Estimated Work Effort Per Month: 2-6 Hours)

  1. It is desired that the Board be made of individuals representing a broad cross-section of the Critical Infrastructure elements contained within the region/community. 

  2. Any candidate for the Board of Directors (and/or officers) shall have been a Member (Affiliate) of the Chapter for three months before standing election and taking office. 

  3. Terms of any Board of Director’s position shall not exceed two years. The term of the Board of Directors shall be for one or two years, at the discretion of the Board Members, with the exception of Officers. 

  4. The Board may not include more than one person from any single corporation or family. 

  5. No one may serve on the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) Board and as an IMA corporate officer, or voting delegate of an IMA, concurrently.

  6. Duties and responsibilities of the Board of Directors shall be such that: 

  7. The regulation of the affairs of the Chapter and the Organization shall be vested in the Board of Directors. 

  8. The Board of Directors shall serve as the policy-making body for the Chapter. 

  9. The Board of Directors shall serve as an evaluation committee to report on alliance meetings, programs, and other Organization activities. 

  10. The Board of Directors will elect representative members to attend any regularly scheduled INMA conferences, etc. (with the President normally being one of the selected attendees). 

  11. Individual Board members shall serve as the ad hoc committee member of an appointed or assigned committee for the purpose of being that committees link and oversight to the Board. It is the intent that each Board member have such additional engaged duties/responsibilities over and above serving only as a Board member. 

  12. The Board of Directors may amend, repeal or adopt new Bylaws subject to approval by the membership.