2022 Call For Nominations: Board Of Directors & Nominating Committee

April 15, 2022




Open Positions on the OADN Board of Directors:

  • (1) Director, Northeast Region from one of the following: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, District of Columbia, International Members from Europe and the Middle East.
  • (1) Director, Southwest Region from one of the following: Texas, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, International Members from South America.
  • (1) Director, Western Region from one of the following: Washington, Alaska, California, Oregon, Hawaii, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, International Members from Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Oceana.
  • (1) At-Large Director

The term of service for Regional Directors and At-Large Director is two (2) years. Board positions take effect at the OADN Convention, November 18 – 20, 2022. Board Directors, including all officers, regional directors, public directors, and the at-large director, shall participate in the development and implementation of the strategic plan, serve as liaisons to committees, task forces, and workgroups, and shall carry out other responsibilities as delegated by the Board of Directors. Regional Directors shall be residents of the designated regions, respectively. Board commitment includes attendance on monthly virtual meetings and 3 face-to-face meetings, funded by OADN, at locations to be determined annually.


Open Positions on the OADN Nominating Committee:

  • (2) Committee Members

The term of service for Nominating Committee Members is two (2) years. Nominating Committee members review and recommend candidates for offices to the Board of Directors in accordance with OADN Bylaws and an established timeline. The Nominating Committee meets via virtual meetings.


NEW ONLINE APPLICATION – To streamline the Annual Call for Nominations process this year, OADN has changed platforms to Survey Monkey Apply to complete the required candidate application. If you don’t have a Survey Monkey account, please create a free account. All you need is your name and email address to set this up.

Please review the candidate requirements carefully and follow the step-by-step instructions to complete all components of the online 2022 Call for Nominations Application. Application submission deadline is June 15, 2022 at 8pm Eastern/7pm Central/6pm Mountain/5pm Pacific.

Candidate Online Application Checklist

  • Candidate Consent Form: Review the OADN Member Manual Membership – (oadn.org)) and complete all required components of the online Candidate Consent Form
  • Board Member Expectations Form: Complete all required components of the online Board Member Expectations Form
  • Candidate Statement: Submit your Candidate Statement (file upload, max. 250 words). Please review Instructions for Candidate Statements for more helpful tips.
  • Candidate Letter of Support: Submit one (1) letter of support from a colleague for the candidate’s nomination.
  • Candidate Letter of Support from College President or Dean (Required for candidates applying for a Board of Director position ONLY): Submit one (1) letter of support from your college President or Dean acknowledging the time commitment for monthly virtual meetings and three (3) face-to-face meetings per year.
  • Candidate Professional Resume or CV: Submit your current curriculum vitae (CV) or professional resume.
  • Candidate Headshot Photo: Submit an electronic photo of your headshot for inclusion with the ballot. Candidate headshot should be between 400 x 400 at a minimum, to 7,680 (w) x 4,320 (h) in PNG or JPEG file. 

Incomplete applications or late submissions will not be accepted. Please carefully review all application instructions and helpful tips for more information. For additional questions regarding the 2022 OADN Call for Nominations, please contact Amy Owens, OADN Project Manager, at amy.owens@oadn.org