Nominating Committee

 

Charge

The Nominating Committee selects a slate of election candidates annually for all open officer and governor positions.

This committee reports to the Board of Governors. View a list of the current committee members.

Commitment

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings 1
Length of meetings 2 days
Typical meeting days Saturday–Sunday
Meeting locations Washington, DC
(adjacent to CAP Policy Meeting)
Number of conference calls 3–4; conference calls last approximately 1 hour
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings Members 8–10, Chair 20+

Activities of Committee

  • Reviews the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Elections Processes and Timelines.
  • Reviews and understands the roles and responsibilities of the CAP Board of Governors and the individual Board positions.
  • Reviews information from the Board Qualities Matrix for considering the leadership needs of the CAP.
  • Develops criteria on which to base its selection of a slate and communicate those criteria to candidates and potential candidates.
  • Interviews all qualified candidates and potential candidates (including incumbents).
    • Note: A critical condition of committee service is ability and willingness to travel to the meeting on the predetermined date in order to interview the candidates for nomination.
  • Selects 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.

Expertise or Experience

  • Familiarity with the CAP's governance structure
  • Familiarity with the CAP's current initiatives and programs

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the CAP's election and governance processes
  • Interaction with colleagues to discuss CAP needs and candidate qualifications
  • Opportunity to influence the direction and leadership of the CAP
 

Interested in Joining this Committee?