Call for Nominations | IAFFE Board of Directors

March 17, 2021

Please consider nominating a candidate (or candidates) for IAFFE President-Elect and for the IAFFE Board of Directors. Self-nominations are welcome.

We are looking for candidates who ...

  • believe in and support IAFFE’s mission.
  • have the time, skills and commitment to work with IAFFE and to help expand its outreach, stability, diversity, and advancement.  
  • will help the Board be demographically diverse in nationality/country of origin, ethnicity/race, gender, LGBTQ status, and age.
  • possess valuable and diverse skills, experiences, and core competencies, such as mission-related scholarship, mission-related teaching, nonprofit finance/risk management, nonprofit governance, development/fundraising/philanthropy, organizational leadership, and strategic planning. 

Current board members who are serving their first terms, as well as past board members, are eligible for nomination. Current IAFFE board members are listed on the IAFFE website at

Please submit your suggestions/nominations using the Nomination Form that we have set up for this purpose at You must be a member of IAFFE to to submit nominations for the IAFFE Board of Directors.  Please renew your membership for 2021 if you have not yet done so.

 The deadline for nominations is May 28, 2021.

Drawing from your suggestions/nominations, the Nominating Committee will present a slate of nominees (two for President-Elect and six for Board of Directors) to the IAFFE Board. 
Thank you in advance for your input! Please contact Andrea Collins,, with any question or concerns.

IAFFE Nominating Committee: Rhonda Sharpe (chair), Nata Duvvury, Valeria Esquivel, Barbara Hopkins, Santosh Nandal, Lyn Ossome and Lynda Pickbourn.