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Board of Directors Elections


American Society of Safety Professional's Board of Directors is responsible for the organization’s management and governance, and for planning and implementing strategies, programs and activities that advance the organization’s mission.

Learn more and access the nomination forms by clicking on the position or positions you are interested in applying for.

Open Positions

Board of Directors

  • Senior Vice president (1-year term 7/1/2024 to 6/30/2025, succeeds to President-Elect, 1-year term 7/1/2025 to 6/30/2026, then succeeds to President 7/1/2026 – 6/30/2027)
  • Director-At-Large (3-year term, 7/1/2024 to 6/30/2027)
  • Director-At-Large (3-year term, 7/1/2024 to 6/30/2027)

Requirements & Qualifications

To be eligible, you must be a professional member in good standing with ASSP and cannot concurrently hold other elected Society offices. Each candidate should also possess several "overarching qualifications” — clearly defined in Society Operating Guidelines, section 6.8.

Board of Directors – Competency Requirements

ASSP seeks to develop a Board of Directors that has a strategic combination of demonstrated knowledge skills & abilities, personal attributes, knowledge/expertise and competencies that ensure that our Board, has a diversity of experiences, perspectives, information, connections, and skills to carry out the mission of the organization. The required and desired competencies for the 2024 Board of Director Candidates can be viewed here 2024 Board Competencies.


Board of Directors Nomination Form

For your Nomination Form, you will include the following:

  • A series of questions regarding your demonstrated competencies and how they align to the role you are applying for.
  • Brief biography (limited to 250 words). If selected for the ballot, this will be published on the ASSP election website and on the election ballot.
  • Platform statement addressing your vision for the position (limited to 300 words for Director at Large, 500 words for Senior Vice President). If selected for the ballot,this will be published on the ASSP election website and on the election ballot.
  • Photo [hi-resolution, small (2 x 3, 300 dpi) or low-resolution, large (8 x 10, 72 dpi); JPG preferred

In addition, you will be required to complete a conflict of interest statement. ASSP reserves the right to limit volunteer participation of any member who serves in a volunteer or leader capacity with competitors in order to lessen conflict of interests and maintain confidentiality.


Other Questions?

Please contact ASSP governance staff.

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