Nominations Now Accepted for SHAPE America Board of Directors

Nominations Deadline: October 15, 2017


Members of the 2017-18 Board of Directors
Front row: Artie Kamiya, Terri Drain, Judy LoBianco, Fran Cleland and Jackie Lund
Back row: Baker Harrell, Steve Mitchell, Collin Brooks, Ann Paulls-Neal, Anne Wiggin and Judy Young
Missing from the photo are Charlene Burgeson and Brett Fuller

The SHAPE America Nominations Committee is currently seeking candidates for the Board of Directors. During the 2018 election process, SHAPE America members will vote for one president-elect and three new at-large members, also known as directors. Each position is a three-year term.

The Board of Directors is the governing body of SHAPE America and has supervision, control and direction of the business, property, finances and affairs of the association. The Board is composed of 11 professional members including the president, past president and president-elect.

Professional members who have been a member in good standing for five years immediately prior to the election are eligible. Any SHAPE America member may suggest candidates (or themselves) to the Nominations Committee. The nomination criteria can be found here.

Application Materials

All candidate application materials must be received electronically on or before October 15, 2017. Fill out forms below:

For more information, contact Patti Hartle at

2018 Election Timeline
  • February 21: Voting opens and members receive email instructions on how to cast their ballot.
  • March 21: Members meet candidates at the opening general session of the 2018 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Nashville.
  • March 22: Voting ends.
  • March 23: New board members are announced at the Annual Business Meeting in Nashville.
Nominations for District Leadership Councils

Some districts are still accepting nominations for 2018-19 Leadership Council positions. For deadlines and forms, visit the district website: