The NWBA Board of Directors has five positions available for election at the 2021 NWBA Annual Assembly. The NWBA Board of Directors also has up to three At-Large positions that may to be appointed by the Board of Directors.
Individuals interested in running for an open Board position, should review the Board of Directors Standards and Responsibilities document as well as the Qualifications outlined in the Bylaws BEFORE submitting a self-nomination (both references are included below).
By April 25, 2021 (60 days before Annual Assembly), self-nominations must be sent to the Governance Committee (Email Tim). Self-Nominations should include:
Current Registrations are not required to be elected for a position with the NWBA Board of Directors. However, if elected or appointed to a Board of Directors position, the individual would then be required to complete a current year NWBA Individual Membership Registration for Non-Athletes, as well as the Conflict of Interest and Gifts & Entertainment Disclosures.
1. General Qualifications:
a. Each director of the Board of Directors must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
b. A director shall:
a) have the highest personal and professional integrity,
b) have demonstrated exceptional ability and judgment,
c) be effective, in conjunction with the other members of the Board, in collectively serving the long-term interests of the NWBA,
d) possess an understanding of athletic competition and the Paralympic ideals,
e) have a high level of experience and capability in Board oversight responsibilities, including in the areas of finance, marketing, fundraising, audit, management, communications, sport, and other challenges that face the NWBA