2019 National Board of Directors Elections


It's that time of year again! In conjunction with the 2019 Safety+ Symposium, taking place August 27-30 in New Orleans, Lousiana, elections are scheduled to be held for VPPPA National Board of Directors' positions. This year there are several open positions:

• Vice Chairperson
• Secretary
• Director from a Site with a Collective Bargaining Agent
• Director from a DOE-VPP Site
• Director-at-Large (three positions available)


Each position has a term of two years, beginning at the end of the 2019 Safety+ Symposium and terminating at the 2021 Safety+ Symposium.

To be elected or appointed to the VPPPA National Board of Directors, a nominee must be an employee of a Full or Corporate member site in good standing with the association, and must have served on a Regional Committee, Regional Board or a National Committee, for at least one year. Possible candidates must also read the 2019 VPPPA National Board of Directors Requirements, Duties, Obligations and Responsibilities. They must fill out and sign the Nominations Form, including having their manager sign and date the Management Letter of Commitment (located on page 2 of the Nominations Form). They must also read, sign and return the last page of the 2019 Election Protocols. See all forms below.



Submission Deadline: May 24, 2019

Eligible candidates will be notified by June 5, 2019.


For any questions, please contact Kerri Carpenter, Nominating Committee Staff Liaison, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

7600-E Leesburg Pike, Suite 100
Falls Church, VA 22043-2004
Fax: (703) 761-1146


Special Election


The VPPPA is seeking nominations for the open board position of Director from a Site Without a Collective Bargaining Agent. This position will be up for reelection in 2020.

All interested parties should submit their Nominations Form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by close of business on Friday, May 24, 2019. The VPPPA National Board will review all candidates and appoint a new board member to fulfill the remainder of the term. Click here to read the requirements and duties of this position.

To serve on the National Board of Directors, an individual must be from a Full Member or Corporate site in good-standing, as defined by the national bylaws, and must have at least one year of experience on a regional board and/or committee experience on a regional or national level.

For additional information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call the main office at 703-761-1146.