The Nominating Committee is charged with nominating members of the academic staff for election to the Academic Staff Executive Committee and for election or appointment to appropriate UW-Madison committees. The Nominating Committee will make recommendations to the ASEC when asked to recommend academic staff for university committee assignments. The ASEC will choose from the list submitted by the Nominating Committee and will notify the Chair of the Nominating Committee of the appointment by sending a copy of the letter being sent to the appointing body. Responsibilities in the ASEC election process are outlined in 14.12.A.7. The Nominating Committee shall respond to appointment requests in the most timely fashion possible within the time frame set by the appointing authority’s request.