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NEDRA is seeking nominees for the organization's board of directors - both self-nominations and nominations of your colleagues are enthusiastically welcomed. Scroll down for the board nomination form!

Being a board member gives you the opportunity to expand your professional network and be an advocate in the field!

NEDRA board members serve a two-year term beginning in July. The board meets several times a year in person and monthly by phone - board members also attend select NEDRA workshops and the annual conference.

The NEDRA board consists of at least 12 members who rotate and share responsibilities to:

  • Perform executive leadership and governance duties
  • Organize programs, boot camps, scholarship opportunities, and the annual conference
  • Produce, design, edit, and distribute marketing emails and news updates to the NEDRA community
  • Utilize social media and other tools to engage members throughout New England. 
  • Secure sponsors for conference and other programming opportunities
  • Grow and diversify membership
  • Collaborate with association management staff
  • Develop other member services and manage volunteer committees
  • Be passionate advocates for the profession

Board nominee criteria includes:

  • Experience in prospect research, management, analytics, or related industries
  • Active NEDRA membership
  • Prior volunteer involvement with NEDRA (e.g. contributor to NEDRA News, conference presenter, program speaker or host, Think Tank facilitator, committee member, etc.)
  • Interest in helping others advance in the profession as demonstrated by leadership within the workplace and/or among professionals in the field
  • Other relevant volunteer experience
  • Brings diversity of perspectives on the board (e.g. geographic diversity, institution type, institution size, etc.)

NEDRA is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and strongly encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to be nominated. 

Upon receipt of a nomination, a member of the Nominating Committee will contact the nominee to verify their interest in serving on the board and to answer any questions. The nominee will then be asked to submit a resume, and will have a short interview with members of the Nominating Committee.

Questions about the nominating process or duties/time commitment of a board member? Please contact Renana Kehoe, chair of the Nominating Committee, by email at rkehoe[at]hbs[dot]edu.



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