Board Development Committee

Board Development Committee

Function: To develop in conjunction with the board activities and materials for: board orientation, ongoing board training, and annual board member self-assessments, board assessments, and board roles and responsibilities. To pay attention to board composition and needs and assess board effectiveness. To identify and cultivate members for leadership positions, and to annually develop a slate of candidates for board positions. When building the slate, seek out the most qualified individuals and provide for broad representation, as outlined in YALSA’s Statement on Diversity. To educate members about governance and service on the YALSA Board, including conducting necessary outreach via an array of avenues to ensure diverse representation. To assist members in preparing for the election such as through a candidates' forum or candidate interviews. To review the process after each election and make recommendations for the next cycle. Size: 5-7 virtual members, who have governance experience, including the chair. At least one member will have served on a recent Board Development Committee, and no more than two may be current members of the Board. Term: January 1 through December 31. 

Membership: 5 - 7 members

Term of office: 12 months, commencing January 1 and ending December 31

Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels


Election Schedule

Position

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Vice President/President-Elect
3-year board term

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

Division Councilor
3-year board term

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

N/A

N/A

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

N/A

Fiscal Officer
3-year board term

N/A

N/A

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

N/A

N/A

Secretary
3-year board term

N/A

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

N/A

N/A

1 candidate minimum, elect 1

Director-at-large
3-year board term

2 candidates minimum, elect 2

2 candidates minimum, elect 2

3 candidates minimum, elect 3

2 candidates minimum, elect 2

2 candidates minimum, elect 2