Posted on: July 9, 2018

The Nominations and Elections Committee is seeking nominations from the membership to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors. The individuals elected as Directors will commence their terms of office in September 2018 at the close of the fall Board meeting.  Each of the Directors will serve a three-year term that expires in September 2021. A detailed director job description is available here.

How to Nominate a Candidate 

You may nominate yourself or be nominated by another IACET member.  If nominating yourself, complete the Director Nomination Form

If nominating someone else, please provide access to the form for completion by the nominee after he/she has agreed to accept the nomination. When nominating an individual or yourself, consider years of service and past contributions to IACET, as well as the ability to lead IACET in the years to come.  Board members actively participate on and chair committees and task forces, provide leadership and vision to develop and implement policy and projects, oversee the financial health of the association and represent IACET to the public.

Potential candidates must:

1. Have a desire to use his/her expertise for the benefit of IACET:  e.g. leadership in continuing education and training, marketing; association management; financial management as evidenced by the candidate’s statement of his/her expertise and how he/she plans to use that expertise for IACET.

2. Sign a statement declaring his/her qualifications for office and willingness to:

  • Attend spring and fall Board meetings.
  • Participate on and lead IACET committees, task forces and/or advisory boards.
  • Help implement the IACET vision and mission.
  • Pay travel expenses for Board meetings and other required activities that that exceed the authorized allowance for Board members.

3.  Be a member of IACET in good standing, as evidenced by:

  • IACET membership as the official representative of an Accredited Provider organization or as an individual member in IACET.
  • All fees paid up-to-date.
  • No conflict of interest as evidenced by Article 6.9 of the IACET Policies and Procedures – Rev 9/2016.

4. Have held a leadership position in IACET or another organization (e.g., hospital board, community organization, work unit or committee) or group as evidenced by a list of leadership roles, dates of roles, number of members in group, and contribution toward tangible results of the organization’s or group’s efforts. Simple membership in an organization, unit, committee or group does not qualify.

The Nominations and Elections Committee will review the nominations for compliance with IACET Policies and Procedures, check for clear and comprehensive responses to all questions, vet responses against criteria, check references and prepare a final slate.  Profiles of the eligible candidates will be sent with the election ballot to the IACET membership in August 2018. 

Nominations must be received at the IACET office by 5:00 PM ET on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Please email your application to before the deadline.

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