2020 BICSI Board of Directors Nominations

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The Self-Nomination Form to Serve on the BICSI Board of Directors is Now Available

A prime opportunity to volunteer and give back is now available to you, and that is to serve on the BICSI Board of Directors. If elected, you would play a central role in keeping BICSI relevant and advancing our mission in the connected world.

If you feel you are qualified to serve, submit your self-nomination to volunteer as a member of the BICSI Board of Directors. The positions up for election on the Board: 

Secretary
Canada Region Director

Global Region Director
U.S. South-Central Region Director
U.S. Southeast Region Director
Western Region Director

Nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, 30 June 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (EDT).

 

Please visit bicsi.org/bodapplication to submit your self-nomination application.

 

If you did not receive an email with the link and want one re-sent to you, please contact nominations@bicsi.org

If you have questions about the nominations process or have technical issues when completing your submission, please contact nominations@bicsi.org.

Board of Directors Nominations Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does it mean to serve on the BICSI Board of Directors?

    All Board members serve a two-year term. During this time period you will further BICSI's mission, stated as:

    • Lead the information and communications technology industry with excellence in publications, education and knowledge assessment.
    • Advance our members’ ability to deliver the highest quality products and services.
    • Provide our members with opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced professional stature.
     
  • Do I need to be a BICSI member to self-nominate for a BICSI Board of Directors position?

    Yes, only active BICSI members are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors.

    For the office of President-Elect, the nominee must be a member of BICSI for at least thirty-six (36) consecutive months prior to the acceptance of the nomination by the Nominating Committee.

    For the first election held for Region Director when a District becomes a newly constituted Region, the nominee must be a member of BICSI for at least twelve (12) consecutive months prior to the acceptance of the nomination by the Nominating Committee.

    For all other positions on the Board of Directors, the nominee must be a member of BICSI for twenty-four (24) consecutive months prior to the acceptance of the nomination by the Nominating Committee. 

  • Does serving on the Board mean I have to travel to all BICSI conferences and events?

    Board members will be expected to attend the two BICSI U.S. annual conferences as well as a Board planning session held annually. Board members are also given committee assignments that will require their arrival at each conference site several days in advance of the actual conference. Board members will also be expected to participate in a minimum of four Board conference calls.

    BICSI pays for six (6) nights hotel stay during all two (2) U.S. conferences. The Winter Conference airfare will be paid for by BICSI for each Board member. Airfare is the responsibility of each Board member for the Fall Conference. Board members are responsible for their own ground transportation and meals during all conferences. For a non-conference scheduled meeting, BICSI will pay up to three (3) nights hotel stay, airfare, meals and transportation for all Board members attending the meeting for all current and incoming board members.

     

  • When does the nomination process begin and end?

    The nomination process begins on or before 15 April 2020. All active BICSI Members will receive email instructions on how to self-nominate for open Board of Directors positions.

    The self-nomination process was extended to Tuesday, 30 June 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

  • Are there any restrictions for serving on the Board?

    Yes. There are restrictions that apply to serving on the BICSI Board of Directors, which can be found on page 2 of the Nominating Committee Policies and Procedures document. All nominees are required to read and agree to these policies and procedures.