Become an Officer Candidate
Interested in becoming an officer on the ASBA Board of Directors?
Five officers serve as the executive committee on the ASBA Board of Directors. They are the president, president-elect, treasurer, secretary and immediate past-president. Each position is held for a one-year term. The officers serve on the board alongside 17 county directors and ex officio voting members that include caucus and alliance presidents.
Election of the president-elect, treasurer and secretary are held each year at the ASBA Annual Membership Meeting.
Application and Deadline for Applying to Become an Officer Candidate
Those interested in running for president-elect, treasurer or secretary for 2024 must submit an online application by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. (The online application opens Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023.) The application is now open.
The officer application consists of:
- Basic information about the applicant’s board service
- A snapshot of their recent involvement with ASBA
- Narrative questions designed to demonstrate the assets the individual will bring to the ASBA Board of Directors if elected
Scroll down to fill out application at the bottom of this page.
Process for Selecting Candidates
Applications will be reviewed by the ASBA Nominating Committee, which is comprised of a diverse group of currently serving board members from throughout the state. No interviews will be required; the nominating committee will review eligibility requirements. The Nominating Committee is charged with putting forth a slate of all eligible candidates for each position: president-elect, treasurer and secretary.
All eligible school board members will be notified by the nominating committee chair to move forward as candidates.
ASBA Online Officer Voting Guide
On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, all ASBA members will receive an email featuring all candidates for each position that will link to the ASBA dedicated webpage, “Online Officer Voting Guide”. The webpage will contain the comprehensive information provided by each candidate in their application.
Election of Officers
Election of officers will take place on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, at 3:30 p.m. at the ASBA Annual Membership Meeting, which will be held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Scottsdale in conjunction with the ASBA-ASA Annual Conference. Every ASBA member district is eligible to send a delegate to cast its vote.
All eligible candidates put forth by the Nominating Committee must be present at the meeting to be elected and will have the opportunity to give a speech of up to two minutes.
Individuals may also choose to run from the floor for one of the three positions and will be given the opportunity to make a two-minute speech. No information about individuals who choose to run from the floor will be presented to members in the “ASBA Officer Voting Guide.”
Questions regarding this application and the election process should be directed to Kristi Sisk, executive assistant to the executive director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-254-1100.