Board of Directors Nomination Process FAQs

The AASM Foundation will be restructuring its Board of Directors and invites qualified individuals to nominate themselves or encourage others to be considered for seats that will open in 2022 on the AASM Foundation Board of Directors. Learn more about the AASM Foundation Board of Directors Nomination Process and review the frequently asked questions below for additional details.

Individuals may nominate themselves or may encourage a colleague to self-nominate. To self-nominate, individuals must complete the 3 required forms and submit them for the AASM Foundation Executive Committee to review.

Nominees must submit:

  • Board of Directors Interest Form and Questionnaire
  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form
  • CV, biosketch, or resume (maximum two pages)

Nomination materials are due Sunday, March 6, 2022.

The required documentation must be submitted to Christen Whittington by e-mail ( by Sunday, March 6, 2022.

The AASM Foundation Executive Committee meets to review the applications. They carefully consider all applications in relation to the special attributes of each nominee to select the candidate that represents an optimal balance of perspective, experience, knowledge of the AASM Foundation and areas of expertise. Upon completion of their deliberation, the names of the final candidates will be recommended to the AASM Board of Directors by the AASM Foundation Executive Committee for approval of appointment to the Board of Directors.

The time commitment is substantial and includes attending quarterly 2-4 hour virtual or in-person Board meetings, including a 1-2-day strategic planning meeting in 2022, and may also include serving as a Board liaison on an AASM Foundation committee or council. Advance preparation prior to each Board meeting is required and includes review of a 100+ pages of Board meeting materials.

At-large member terms are for three years, and Directors are eligible for reappointment for no more than on additional consecutive term. However, the first terms of the at-large members may be staggered, resulting in initial terms shorter than three years.

The current AASM Foundation Board can be found here on the AASM Foundation website.

Please contact Christen Whittington by e-mail at