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Nominations are Currently Being Accepted for the Board of Governors

February 15, 2016

The Nominations Committee of the Board of Governors accepts nominations for members annually. All alumni of the College of Nursing and Health Professions are invited to participate in the process through an open call for nominations. The number of available elected director positions changes from year to year, depending on current directors' term limits. The board is committed to increasing its elected director profile to better match the demographics of our alumni to be more inclusive. Members of the Board of Governors are elected based upon their demonstrated leadership and service to their chosen profession, Drexel University, the Alumni Association and the community. Candidates should have a strong belief and commitment to the mission of the Alumni Association. To that end, the Alumni Association is actively seeking a representative group of qualified nominees who meet criteria and who are eager and willing to commit their time and share their wisdom in representing the alumni constituency. The Alumni Association is especially interested in expanding the diversity of its members to represent the alumni population. They  look to increase representation from all schools, colleges and affinity groups as well as geographical and culturally diverse members.

Board members are expected to accept a leadership and participatory role by working closely with the Office of Alumni Relations and the Alumni Association to further its mission and its strategic initiatives. Board participation requires a time commitment at quarterly meetings of the full Board, quarterly committee meetings, and a presence at campus and alumni events. Elected directors may serve up to two consecutive three-year terms.

A Letter of Interest is required to be submitted with each nomination. The guidelines are outlined below:

  1. Explain why you are interested in serving on the Board of Governors.
  2. Explain how you have been involved with the Alumni Association and/or the university. Elaborate on any leadership or volunteer roles that you have held.
  3. Explain what you know about the Board of Governors and how you feel the Alumni Association brings value to alumni.
  4. Discuss the particular skills and talents you feel you would bring to the Board of Governors.
  5. Explain your current affiliations within the Drexel community, and elaborate on any networks of Drexel alumni with whom you have regular contact.
  6. Discuss any current community organization service or leadership activities in which you are routinely involved.

Nominees are required to be alumni of Drexel University or its affiliates and must submit a Nomination Form along with a Letter of Interest no later than 5 p.m. on March 4, 2016. The Nominations process will be conducted through the month of April and may include a request for the submission of additional application materials, as well as, a personal interview. The election of chosen nominees will be held during the month of May.  Consider representing the College as an Alumni Association board member.

Click here for more information or to submit your nomination.