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Social Workers Sought for NASW-Michigan Leadership Positions

Tuesday, February 11, 2020   (0 Comments)
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Are you ready to take your social work career to the next level? NASW-Michigan is looking for creative, committed, and innovative social workers to serve on our Board of Directors or the Chapter Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification (CCNLI). Positions range from 1-3 year terms, all of which will begin on July 1, 2020.


If you are interested in applying please click the link below to complete an application. Applications should be completed by March 31, 2020 (DEADLINE EXTENDED FROM MARCH 10).  Please contact Tricia McCarthy at with any questions.


Please click on the position you are interested in below to learn more about the responsibilities, terms, and expectations. 


Click here to complete a leadership application.


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NASW-Michigan Board of DirectorsThe NASW-Michigan Chapter is governed by a 19-member Board of Directors, comprised of members elected by the general membership. Please click here to see a list of current board members and here to view the current chapter charter.


The Chapter Committee On Nominations & Leadership Identification (CCNLI) is responsible for annually developing of a slate of candidates for available positions on the Board of Directors and the Delegate Assembly, making recommendations for National committees activities, and developing a leadership roster for Presidential appointments.


Goal Statement Examples:

 Social workers serve Michigan residents across a wide range of service systems and geographic locations. It is my goal to help NASW-Michigan represent the interests of NASW-Michigan members and those we serve, by effectively engaging in the public policy dialogue with relevant and credible data, analysis and insights, so that we will help policy-makers to make informed decisions, and are respected in that capacity. This will be done in a manner that is courteous, civil, collaborative and resolute, effectively leveraging the strengths and resources of NASW-Michigan.


As the ___ Student Representative, I will support, promote, and advocate for the future of the social work profession. It is my professional goal to advance policies that improve the quality of life for our most vulnerable citizens in Michigan, particularly those affected by substance use disorders. Through involvement with the Board, I hope to inspire and empower social work students across the state to participate in matters that affect the future of our profession and the clients we serve.

What you will need to complete a leadership application

  • Contact information
  • NASW membership number
  • Goal statement (100 words or less)
  • Description of relevant experience
  • Photo (jpg or png file) should be emailed separately to with name and position listed

Click here to complete a leadership application.

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