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APHE Board of Directors

Nominations 2024


Spring 2024-Spring 2026 (2-year commitment)

Applicants must meet the following requirement:  

  • Current APHE membership status for a minimum of one year

  • Attendance to at least one APHE National Humane Education Conference (in person or virtually)

  • 1+ years of experience in the field of humane education or related field (paid or volunteer position)

Board Member Duties: 
  1. Attend and assist with hosting the annual conference

  2. Attend and actively participate in 4 annual full-board meetings

    • Two are in person* and are two days in length. One is scheduled in conjunction with the annual conference. 

    • Two other meetings will be 4 hour, virtual meetings.

  3. Serve and participate on at least three committees

  4. Advance the mission of the organization

    • Collaborate and communicate with board members

    • Follow through on assignments

*If circumstances permit, applicants must be prepared to travel twice a year for board meetings. This requires applicants to have support of their executive director and/or  board of directors as this commitment will require time away from work, travel costs, and availability to participate in conference calls. Limited funds may be available to assist with travel costs. However, if circumstances do not permit, the meeting will be held virtually.

How to Apply

The APHE Board of Directors requests that each applicant submit a resume, current photo, and cover letter. 

Within your cover letter, please include answers to the following questions:

1.  Why do you wish to serve on this board?

2.  What abilities do you have that you feel would be an asset to the organization?

3.  Tell us about your work history in this field.

Completed applicant submissions must be received by the APHE Nominating Committee at by January 15th, 2024.  

Due to our use of an online voting procedure, all nominee responses will be posted as is on the APHE website.  This will allow members to get to know and ask questions of each candidate to gain further clarification regarding their qualifications.

 ***Due to our use of an online voting procedure, your resume and cover letter will be viewed on the APHE website in its original format.***

The election process is as follows:

  • November 1, 2023 – call for nominations 

  • January 15, 2024 – nomination applications due

  • January 22, 2024 – nominees announced

  • January 22-26, 2024 – members are invited to ask questions of nominees online

  • February 5-9, 2024– voting period

  • February 19, 2024 – Board members announced

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