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SASAA Board Nominations Information 2019
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Nominate an Alumni Board Candidate

The 2019 SGUSAS Alumni Association Board membership nomination process is now open.

Submit a nomination form and supporting information by October 4th, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in the St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association (SGUSAS) Executive Board. As the volunteer leadership board to the SGUSAS Alumni Association, the Alumni Board seeks candidates who are proven leaders, have demonstrated service to the SGU community, are experienced in working in a collaborative environment, and are committed to serving as SGU ambassadors in their communities.

Please read below for more details about the nomination process. Nominations for the 2019-21 Alumni Board are due October 4th, 2019.

Elections will run from October 9 - 19, 2019, if there are multiple nominees for any position, and will be open to all members of the SGUSAS Alumni Association via the SGU Alumni Community website.  Notifications pertaining to nominations and elections will be sent via email and/or posted through SGU and SGUSASAA social media channels.

Submitting a Nomination

  • Fill out and submit the official new member nomination form online.
  • Submit a Personal Statement of Support for the nominee (optional).  This statement should point out qualities, experience, or activities that highlight the nominee as a suitable choice for the Board.
  •  Self-nominations are accepted.

About the Alumni Board

The board consists of 5 members with a term of volunteer service for two (2) years.  Alumni Board Members may serve as: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer or Public Relations Officer for the Board.  As you consider a nomination, please make note of the candidate’s ability to act in the capacity you are nominating him/her for, as well as the following:

  • The Alumni Board is an advisory board to the Alumni Association. Board members are the representative voices of alumni across their respective units, divisions, geographies, volunteer activities, and other organizations. Is this candidate someone who can advise from experiences as an alumna/us in particular areas?
  • Alumni Board members are ambassadors of the Alumni Association. Board members are representatives of Alumni Association leadership at local events and in their SGU networks. Is this candidate someone who is, or has been, active in his or her student or alumni community? Will this candidate have the time and ambition to attend alumni gatherings and participate in the larger community?
  • The Alumni Board and its members celebrate the alumni community.  The newest initiative for this is the Alumni Awards program. Board members are asked to contribute to the nominations pool and nominate alumni for recognition. Is this candidate someone who has made or will make the effort to recognize fellow alumni, and develop programming for alumni growth?

Members serve a two-year term, which begins on July 1, 2019 (retroactively). 

Candidate Eligibility

  • Must have matriculated at the University and earned credit toward one of its degree programs.
  • Must commit to attending meetings in person at least twice per semester and participating on committees and full board calls throughout the year.
  • Preferably should have a history of leadership, service to the University (or the willingness to serve), and the ability to collaborate and think strategically.
  •  Should be willing to serve as an enthusiastic ambassador for the University in their communities.
  • May be from any geographic location or degree unit.
  • Cannot have previously served two full two-year terms on the Alumni Board.
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