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The NAEA Board of Directors is elected by its members.

2024 Election

Gain valuable leadership experience and help shape your national professional association! The Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for the following NAEA Board of Directors positions:

  • Eastern Region Vice President–Elect
  • Pacific Region Vice President–Elect
  • Southeastern Region Vice President–Elect
  • Western Region Vice President–Elect


Vice President–Elects serve for a total of 4 years: 2 years as Vice President–Elect and then 2 years as Vice President. Candidates nominated for this primary leadership position must be members in good standing who have held active membership in the Association during the past 4 years.

The term of a Vice President–Elect begins at the conclusion of the 2024 NAEA National Convention in Minneapolis, April 4-6, and ends at the conclusion of the 2026 NAEA National Convention in Chicago, March 5-7. At that point, the candidate selected as the Vice President–Elect becomes a Vice President from April 2026 through March 2027.

Board Meeting Participation: As an Elect, attend and actively participate in the annual summer meeting of the Board of Directors; as a member of the Sitting Board, attend and actively participate in the three annual meetings of the Board of Directors (summer, fall, spring/Convention).


The Nominating Committee invites NAEA members to submit qualified names for consideration. Those interested in serving are encouraged to review NAEA’s mission; 2021-2025 Strategic Vision as well as the respective responsibilities for each position.

The following comprise a complete nomination packet that must be submitted online here by October 2, 2023 at 11:59pm ET, in order to be considered for nomination:

  • Completed Nomination, Vita, and Consent to Serve information (filled out online)

  • A letter of support written by the Nominator (please have this ready to upload when submitting nomination; pdf document preferred)

  • A color photograph