Board Nominations

Please submit any nominations for available positions for the 2018 AATE Board Elections by March 2, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact President Stacey Ardelean at [email protected] or the AATE National Office at [email protected] or 202-909-1194.

AATE is looking to fill 5 board positions. We are looking for leaders willing to volunteer their time for the good of the organization. 

Listed below are some of the areas in which our board members serve.  We not only look for candidates with some of these skills, qualifications, and experience but hope that board members gain personal experience during their years on the board.  

    • Demonstrate leadership traits
      • Visionary strategic planning
      • Focus on the organizational mission
      • Collaboration
      • Membership engagement
      • Liaison between members and partnering organizations
    • Knowledge of fiduciary responsibilities
      • Budget planning and financial projections
      • Experience with grants and funding opportunities
      • Fundraising experience, including corporate sponsorships and foundations
    • Knowledge of the Theatre Education field
      • Current educational research and/or production trends in the field.
      • Awareness of legislation that impacts our field
      • Partnering organizations
    • Willingness to contribute to member services/benefits
      • Programming and event planning and management
      • Membership recruitment
      • Marketing planning
      • Publication planning and management
      • Social Media and website development
      • AATE Networks support
Available Positions:
  • Board Member at large (2-year term)
  • The President-Elect: Due to the special election this year, the President-Elect will serve a 5-year term – 1 as President-Elect, 2 as President and 2 as Past-President.  The President-Elect serves as part of the Executive Committee and other duties as determined with the Board.  
  • Nominations must be made via the 2018 AATE Board Nominations Form online. You must be logged into the AATE website to access this page.
  • Nominations must be agreed to by the nominee.
  • Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged. 
  • The nominee and nominator must be current AATE members.

Nomination Procedure:

  • All applicants must submit through the electronic application.
  • All applicants will be reviewed and approved by the Board Executive Committee.
2018 Board Election Nominations Application