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2019 Board of Directors Election Call for Nominations

10/29/2018, 1:15pm CDT
By USA Fencing Nominating Committee

Dear Members,

The USA Fencing Nominating Committee is accepting applications for two At-Large Director positions to be elected in 2019. The At-Large Directors will serve a two-year term commencing on Sept. 1, 2019. All USA Fencing members are invited to apply for the position and/or to suggest potential candidates for consideration by the Nominating Committee. The At-Large Directors must be voting members of USA Fencing in good standing.

The Nominating Committee is charged with finding and soliciting quality applicants and then selecting at least one qualified applicant for each position. The person(s) selected will then be nominated and put forth for election in a general membership vote.

The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

If you are interested in applying, please read the information provided on the roles, responsibilities and skills that we are seeking in addition to documents on attributes of high functioning boards. 

Links are as follows:

The USA Fencing Nominating Committee 

How do I apply? 
To apply, please submit:

  • Your resume or executive bio detailing your education, work experience and skills.
  • A qualifying affirmation (available here)
  • A cover letter (please try to limit to 250 words), which answers the following questions: 

    1)  Why are you applying to be a USA Fencing BOD member? 

    2)  How do you envision your role and responsibilities as a board member for USA Fencing? 

    3)  What do you envision as the top-three priorities for USA Fencing and why? (Please rank the goals and priorities you’ve chosen)

    4)  What involvement have you had in USA Fencing and/or what involvement have you had in any other organizations that might be relevant to this role? 

    5)  What board experience have you had previously? Please detail major achievements of that board and your direct role in those achievements. 

    6)  Please share any additional information you think would be relevant or you’d like us to know.  

All materials should be submitted to by December 4, 2018.

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