It's that time of year again! In conjunction with the 2018 Safety+ Symposium, taking place Aug. 28-31 in Nashville, Tennessee, elections are scheduled to be held for VPPPA National Board of Directors' positions. This year there are several open positions:

• Chair
• Treasurer
• Director from a Site without a Collective Bargaining Agent
• Director from a VPP Contractor/Construcction Site
• Director-at-Large (three positions available)

Each position has a term of two years, beginning at the end of the 2018 Safety+ Symposium and terminating at the 2020 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. Nominees must have management commitment from their companies, which includes support to attend meetings and financial support.

Please refer to the 2018 Requirements, Duties, Obligations and Responsibilities (PDF) and the VPPPA Bylaws for further details regarding serving on the Board. Then fill out the 2018 Nominations Form, which includes the Management Letter of Committment, as well as the 2018 Election Protocols form

Submission Deadline: May 25, 2018

After May 25, 2018, all nominations will be reviewed for eligibility. By June 6, 2018, all eligible candidates will be notified. Nominations will be accepted from the floor at the Annual Meeting of the Membership prior to the Opening General Session of the 2018 Safety+ Symposium; however, no information will be published for those nominees.

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.

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