SAA Foundation Nominating Committee


I. Purpose

The Nominating Committee is responsible for creating a slate of candidates for nomination by the Foundation Board to the SAA Council at its spring meeting.

II. Committee Selection, Size, and Length of Term

The Nominating Committee is an appointed body of the SAA Foundation Board. The Committee consists of the SAAF Executive Committee member (who serves as Chair) and three additional members of the Board, selected by the Board no later than the close of the Board’s annual meeting. Foundation Board members in the last year of their current term are not eligilbe to serve on the Nominating Committee. The Executive Director serves ex officio with voice, but without vote.

III. Reporting Procedures

The Nominating Committee reports to each full meeting of the Foundation Board of Directors and at other times as requested by the Board. 

IV. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Solicit from the SAAF Board specific skills or expertise needed or desired for the coming year and beyond. 
  • Identify and prioritize potential Class B members. 
  • Prepare a statement of responsibilities to share with SAAF Board candidates. 
  • Request a résumé and statement of interest from each candidate. 
  • Review résumés and statements, prioritize candidates, and determine a tentative final slate. Contact individuals to determine their interest/consent to serve. 
  • Present a final slate to the SAAF Board by March 15 for discussion and approval. 

V. Meetings

The Committee meets via conference call periodically and may meet in person provided that 1) there is a compelling need and 2) the Board approves the necessary resources.

Creation of committee approved by the SAAF Board, November 2017; description approved March 2018. Revisions approved, March 2022.