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CARA Elections

Coming Soon!

CARA is accepting nominations for people to serve on the Board of Directors and for three positions on the Executive Committee:

Corresponding Secretary

  • handles all correspondence of the organization

  • chairs the Publicity Committee

  • produces and distributes the CARA Newsletter


  • maintains all finances of the organization

  • submits a monthly financial report to the Board of Directors

  • prepares an annual budget

  • submits reports and audits to the Illinois Reading Council and the International Literacy Association

  • submits required documentation to the IRS

Vice President

  • chairs the Membership Committee

  • submits a monthly membership report to the Board of Directors

  • conducts membership campaigns as initiated by the Illinois Reading Council

  • continues to become President-Elect, President, and Past President - a four-year commitment


Members of the Board of Directors serve three-year terms. Members of the Executive Committee serve two-year terms, with the exception of the Vice President, who serves one year successively as Vice President, President Elect, President, and Past President (a four-year commitment). All members of CARA are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors. Only members of the Board are eligible to be nominated for the Executive Committee.