Board Nominations Now Open

Date Published: Feb 20, 2018

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is calling for nominations for individuals interested in being considered for membership to its Board of Directors.Nominations will be accepted through March 15th for interested parties available to serve beginning August 12th, 2018.

Under the ATC’s bylaws, membership meetings are now held each year, rather than every other year, and the elected leadership serves staggered terms, with one-third of the positions coming open each year. This year’s membership meeting will be held on August 12th at the National Conservation Training Center near Shepherdstown, WV.

A diverse range of skills and experiences suitable for national nonprofit governance is being sought among nominees, and the ATC’s members are encouraged to engage in the process. Desirable qualifications include a passion for the A.T. and commitment to its partnership network, as well as various skills.

The board, representing all of the ATC’s members, focuses on directions for the ATC, financial stability, and operations in a strategic sense. All nominations should include both the nominee’s and the nominator’s name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address, with a description of the person’s relevant experience, skills, and attributes. Additional materials, such as a résumé, are welcome. The committee’s slate will be announced in an ATC publication between June 14 and July 23.

Nominations should be sent not later than March 15, 2018,to:[email protected] or by mail to Betsy Thompson, Chair, Nominating Committee, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, P.O. Box 807, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425.

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