2019 Board of Directors

Call for Nominations

We are recruiting to fill vacancies for our 2019 Board of Directors- and we need YOU!

The nominating committee is now seeking candidates from our membership who are interested in serving on our all-volunteer Board of Directors.

Position Description

President Elect

VP of Learning

VP of Membership

Director of Communications

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Director of Virtual Programs

Director of Volunteers and Outreach

Director of Programs

Director of Professional Development

Are You Eligible?

Per Article VI Section A of our chapter's bylaws, candidates for all board positions shall be active Chapter members for a minimum of three months and shall agree to maintain membership in the National Association if elected/appointed to a board position. Candidates must be able to demonstrate active involvement in and awareness of Chapter activities.

Chapter Leader Benefits

There are many benefits to joining the Board of Directors, including:

  • Opportunities to network with some of the top talent development professionals in the area
  • Opportunities to build leadership skills, contribute existing skills, and grow and enhance new skills
  • Mentoring and support from fellow board members
  • A chance to give back to your profession


All Board Members are required to:

  • Be members in good standing with both ATD and the Metro DC Chapter of ATD
  • Successfully demonstrate commitment to the Metro DC Chapter of ATD- previous volunteer experience preferred
  • Be available to participate in chapter leader on-boarding throughout the fall, the Board of Directors' strategic planning retreat (held in November), and the ALC conference in Crystal City October 11-13 (optional but highly recommended)
  • Attend monthly board meetings and complete position requirements (typically an additional 10-20 hours each month)

Elections Timeline

July 1: Nominations open - fill out your nomination form today!

August 1: Nominations close

August 2-12: Nominee interviews

August 15: Nomination slate sent to membership

September 7: Voting opens

September 14: Voting ends

September 15: Elected candidates announced to membership

To Apply:

Click here to complete the nomination form!


Please email Bernadette Costello at president_past@dcatd.org

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