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Call for Board Nominations

Wednesday, December 13, 2017  
Posted by: Rebecca Shoer
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SER's Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the upcoming election in 2018! As a reminder, all regional representative positions are up for re-election in every election. In 2018 we have 12 positions with terms that are ending:

  • 2 Directors-at-large
  • 1 Treasurer
  • 8 Regional representatives (all regions)
  • 1 Student representative
The nomination period will run through January 8, 2018. Please fill out an application and send your nominees to the SER Board Secretary, Stuart Allison:

See below for requirements of each open position.

Roles and Responsibilities

For details about the role and responsibilitiesof each of these positions, please see the following documents:

Any person who wishes to run for election must currently be a member in good standing, and have been a member for at least the previous two years.

  • Prior experience on chapter boards or other SER leadership roles recommended but not required
  • This election cycle, at least one of the two at-large seats must go to someone outside of our North American continental area. We strongly encourage nominations from our other continental regions!
  • Term: 4 years
  • Minimum of 2 years in SER leadership role (e.g. chapter/section board)
  • Basic knowledge/ability to read and analyze nonprofit financial reports and nonprofit budgeting/fiscal management.
  • Term: 2 years
Regional Representative
  • 1 each for Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America/Caribbean, and Pacific;3 for North America
  • Must live within the region they will serve
  • Prior experience on chapter boards or other SER leadership roles recommended but not required
  • Term: 2 years
Student Representative
  • Must be an active student with at least one full year remaining.
  • Term: 2 years


Don't forget to fill out an application form and submit it by January 15, 2018!