Board Nominations

Available Board Position: Student Representative

Student Representative (will serve through the end of April 2021)

The SPO Board of Directors is currently seeking an eligible student SPO member to run for office to serve on the Board of Directors as Student Representative.


  • The Nominating Committee will consider only nominations submitted using the website form made available when nominations open.
  • Members may serve only in one elected or appointed position at any given time.


A student who is registered for undergraduate, graduate or professional studies at an academic institution may become the student representative of SPO. When students apply for the open board member position they must indicate that they are members of an academic program and a current member of SPO. Students must commit to at least one year of service as an executive board member and may continue on the executive board for no longer than 3 consecutive years in the same position unless the SPO executive board grants an extension. The student representative is provided with the privileges of being a member of the executive board, holding an executive vote, attending the annual executive board meetings each spring, and conference calls throughout the year.

Board Nomination Form

  • Nominee Information

  • Please select the office you are nominating the SPO member for.
  • Please describe reasons why you support this nomination.
  • Please Provide Information On:

  • Nominee Consent Statement

    Please review the following consent statement with the nominee and indicate that they have agreed below: "I am willing to serve in the office if selected for nomination and elected by the membership."
  • Nominator Information

  • File Submissions

    The candidate should submit a 250-word statement for inclusion with the ballot describing what the nominee hopes to achieve through the office. PLEASE NOTE: Statements over 250 words will be edited. The statement is for public use and will be included with the ballot sent to all SPO members for voting purposes. Include: Nominee name, The Office of, Statement (250 words or less)
  • Please submit a copy of the candidates c.v. along with the nomination.