2022 Board Applications

The Nominating Committee is accepting applications for the 2022-2023 VSAE Board of Directors November 15 - December 20. The board, comprised of 15 directors, helps set the strategic direction for VSAE. The committee is looking for candidates with diverse backgrounds, skills, experiences and expertise who are committed to giving back to the association community and helping shape the future direction of VSAE.


How many board positions are available?
There will be at least two vacancies on the 2022-2023 Board of Directors. 

What criteria will the Nominating Committee use to select board candidates?
The requirements of board candidates are that they 1) have been an Executive member of VSAE for at least two years, 2) attend VSAE events regularly, and 3) have served on or chaired a VSAE committee or task force. Knowledge and experience in areas of association management such as strategy, finance, staff management, and other areas are also considered. 


Who is the ideal board candidate?
VSAE wants its board to include individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, expertise and experience so that it can make well-rounded decisions that reflect its entire membership. The Nominating Committee is looking for members who are committed to giving back to the association community and want to have input in the future direction of VSAE. To see a complete list of desired characteristics, click here.


How much time does board service require?
VSAE’s Board meets three times per year and has a two-day retreat each May. Board members are expected to attend the Annual Conference, Fall Conference, and Awards Luncheon and Silent Auction, in addition to other educational programs and activities. Terms are two years with the next term beginning May 1, 2022, through April 30, 2024. 


When are applications due?
The deadline for submission is December 20, 2021.  


What questions should I be prepared to answer on the online application?
Why do you want to serve on the VSAE Board of Directors?
What do you think are the characteristics of a great board member?

How do your skills, background, expertise, and experience make you BEST qualified to serve in this position?
What do you see as the disruptive forces impacting this organization and how should the board ensure that VSAE remains relevant?


- November 15: Nominations open
- December 20: Deadline for applications
January 10-11: Finalist interviews
- March 4: Board slate presented to Board of Directors
- April 1: Election of Directors and Officers at the VSAE Annual Business Meeting
- May 2 (Annual Conference): New Board members installed

Other questions?
For more information about the nominating process, or about nominating criteria, contact Terry Monroe at (804) 249-2234 or [email protected].


View the 2021-2022 Board of Directors