Call for Leadership
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International (ACCED-I) is seeking nominations for Board of Directors and Regional Director-Elect positions. Our goal is to recruit talented leaders from the general membership who will contribute significantly to the future of ACCED-I. The challenges and opportunities in our present environment and the diverse composition of our membership demand strong, capable and decisive leadership.
* There are two (2) Board of Directors positions that will become vacant in 2017. The positions are for a three-year term from March 2018 - March 2021. Please click here for full description of duties, term of office and qualifications.
* There are five (5) Regional Director-Elect positions that will become vacant in 2017. The positions are for a three-year term from March 2018 - March 2021. The Regional Director-Elect serves a one-year term as Director-Elect followed by a one-year term as Regional Director, which is then followed by a one-year term as Immediate Past Regional Director. Please click here for full description of duties, term of office and qualifications.
Nominators must verify that nominees meet these criteria and are willing to serve on the Board of Directors or as a Regional Director-Elect. Please contact your nominee(s) and obtain their consent before submitting nomination(s) for their candidacy.
The ACCED-I By-Laws do not preclude any professional member of the Association, including current and past directors, from being nominated or nominating him/herself. However, directors may not succeed themselves in the same capacity more than once. According to the ACCED-I By-Laws, corporate members are ineligible for the current leadership position openings.
Nominations for the upcoming Board of Directors and Regional Director-Elect vacancies must be received in the ACCED-I office by 5:00 pm MST, Friday, November 17, 2017.
Nominees are asked to email a personal statement (500 words or fewer) indicating why they want to serve on the Board or as a Regional Director-Elect and what expertise they will bring to the table and an electronic photograph to ACCED-I by Friday, November 17, 2017 so they can be included on the candidate profile. Electronic photos, approximately 2" x 2" of good clarity, are preferred as jpeg, gif or png file. Candidates must adhere to strict campaign guidelines which are listed here. Any candidates found to be in violation of the policies may be removed from consideration.
Please feel free to contact Karen Nedbal at or (970) 449-4960 ext. 4 if you have questions or need more information.
> Submit a nomination here.