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RAPS Board of Directors Nomination (2021-2023)

Signup Deadline: 27-Mar-2020
Starts: 01-Jan-2021
Ends: 31-Dec-2023


RAPS is seeking qualified individuals to serve on the RAPS Board of Directors for the 2021-2023 term. This is an opportunity to lead the premier global organization for regulatory professionals and to help shape the future of the regulatory profession. The Board is the strategic governing and policy body of RAPS. Members of the Board are instrumental in identifying opportunities to advance the profession as well as continually improve and expand association programs and services that support the profession worldwide.

This opportunity is open to all voting members in good standing. Associate and student members are not eligible to apply.

Board Position Openings
  • Director (four open positions for 2021-2023)
For additional information, please visit Board of Directors Position Descriptions and Duties.

In reviewing candidates, the RAPS nominations committee will consider:
  • Leadership and experience in the regulatory profession, including multinational work.
  • Involvement with and service to RAPS.
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to envision opportunities for the profession globally.
  • Positive leadership attributes and the ability to work collaboratively and engage in debate and discussion.
  • Commitment to participate in three to four meetings per year and to engage in regular review of monthly updates
  • Ability to represent RAPS as an ambassador with agencies and other organizations

How to Submit a Nomination:
  • Download the Board of Directors Nomination Form
    • Take some time to complete the form, as some detailed responses are required.
  • Once completed, click the "Apply Today!" button on this volunteer opportunity page
    • The "Apply Today!" button appears only once you've logged in.
    • RAPS Customer Service (raps@raps.org) can provide assistance if needed
  • On the next page, follow the simple instructions to upload the following documents.
    • The completed Nomination Form
    • At least two letters of support from colleagues (Letters should address the candidate’s professional leadership experience, ability to serve as an ambassador for RAPS and the ability to engage in strategic discussion and debate.)
  • Letters of Support may also be emailed separately to nominations@raps.org.
All application material must be received by 11:59 pm EST, Friday 27 March, 2020.

Nomination Process Timeline:
Call for applications open to all voting members: 20 January–27 March 2020
Nominations Committee review: April 2020
Nominations Committee announces slate: June 2020

Volunteers Needed:

4 (4 open slots)

Experience Required:

20+ Years Industry Experience

Volunteer Stars:



Wesley Carr
Director of Stakeholder Engagement