Updated July 14, 2012
Board of Governors
Charge: The Nominating Committee selects a slate of election candidates annually for all open officer and governor positions.
Number of face-to-face meetings: 1
Length of each meeting: 2 days
Date of 2013 meeting: April 13-14, 2013
Location of meetings: Chicago Hilton O’Hare
Number of conference calls: 5-6, approximately 1 hour each
Hours of committee work required outside of
Member: 15 hours
Vice Chair: 20+ hours/year
Chair: 30+ hours/year
- Encourage qualified Fellows who would be good Board candidates to submit their application to run for office.
- Review the CAP Elections Processes and Timelines.
- Review and understand the roles and responsibilities of the CAP Board of Governors and the individual Board positions.
- Review information from the Board Qualities Matrix for considering the leadership needs of the College.
- Develop criteria on which to base its selection of a slate and communicate that criteria to candidates and potential candidates.
- Interview all qualified candidates and potential candidates (including incumbents).
- Note: A critical condition of committee service is ability and willingness to travel to Chicago for the meeting on the predetermined date in order to interview the candidates for nomination.
- Select one candidate for each open Officer/Governor position and recommend the selected slate to the CAP membership.
- Nominating Committee members are required to keep the deliberations of the committee strictly confidential and refrain from circulating petitions or participating in the campaign of any candidate or potential candidate.
- Familiarity with the CAP’s governance structure
- Familiarity with the College’s current initiatives and programs
- Opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the College’s election and governance processes
- Interaction with colleagues to discuss College needs and candidate qualifications
- Opportunity to influence the direction and leadership of the College