Committee: Board of Directors
Position: President and Chair of the Board of Directors
Term Dates: Two Years

The president of the association and chair of the Board of Directors is nominated from the Board of Directors and elected by the membership and serves a two-year term.

As outlined in the by-laws:

"The affairs of NAFSA shall be managed by the Board of Directors, whose duties include, but are not limited to, exercising leadership in the affairs of NAFSA, developing its policies, priorities and positions, and providing direction for the development and stewardship of its resources through a strategic plan.

As the chair of the board of directors, the president leads the board in discharging these duties.

In addition, the president has significant responsibilities in representing the association, communicating with the membership, and ensuring that strong volunteer and staff leaders are in place to execute the association’s plans.

Position updated January 2020

The application period for this position has closed for 2020. It will reopen early in 2021 for the next application cycle.

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