The information you provide below will be used by the Nominations Committee appointed by the NCOPE Board of Directors to select candidates best qualified to serve on the board. You may nominate yourself. A letter of reference is recommended.
The Nominating Committee seeks candidates who will bring wisdom, effectiveness, diversity, candor and creative thinking to the board. In choosing among candidates to develop the nominee slate, in addition to other relevant factors, the Nominating Committee considers each candidate's back ground and experience.
Have an interest or background in education and/or accreditation.
Have prominence, respect and name recognition among his/her peers.
A record of significant accomplishment in more than one area of endeavor, e.g., an individual who has been successful in his/her vocation and has served on other boards or committees.
Willingness and ability to articulate a point of view clearly and persuasively.
The ability to provide constructive contributions, to compromise and to work towards consensus positions.
The ability to commit the time and effort necessary for active service as a member of the board.
Be appropriately credentialed in the O&P profession when filling certain defined positions per the bylaws.
Attend NCOPE board of directors meetings and/or conference calls.
Oversee the corporate and financial governance of NCOPE.
Review and approve proposed budget and fee structures.
Serve as an ambassador for NCOPE by participating in events and programs.
Participate on Board committees.
Assist NCOPE staff when requested.
*Board members receive no compensation or honoraria for the services, but are reimbursed for travel expenses related to NCOPE meetings.
Elected members serve three-years. Board members in good standing are eligible for a second term. New terms commence on January 1st.
Deadline Date for candidate nominee submissions is August 31, 2021.