- March 27, 2023
- Posted by: EARSC
- Categories: EARSC News, Members News
According to the Article 11 of the EARSC Statutes, the Board of Directors shall be renewed during the Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held in Brussels on June 14, 2023.
Composed of 12 Directors, 9 seats will be renewed this year. It is an opportunity for EARSC Full members to be involved in the governance of the Association, contributes to the strategy and definition of actions to support the whole Industry.
Who can apply?
Directors are elected amongst EARSC Full Members. Either a CEO of a company or, in the case of large companies, a Head of an internal Unit can be selected as a Director of EARSC. As per Article 14 of EARSC Statutes at least one director shall be of Belgian nationality.
What are the Directors’ duties?
A Director attends four (4) meetings of the Board throughout the year and spends time deliberating on matters and policies related to the Association’s programs and services. In addition, Board Members should expect to carry out special assignments and to make appearances at dedicated industry meetings or other forums where EARSC’s leadership presence is needed.
The amount of preparation time will vary from Board to Board, depending on the nature of the subjects to be discussed. Spending one hour in preparation for each hour of the Board Meeting is a good rule of thumb. A Board Member should arrive at a Board Meeting prepared in order to be able to ask probing questions and take the initiative in dealing with the on-going EARSC issues.
The election process is as follows:
We are launching the announcement and you have until May 14, 2023, to apply by sending a half-page statement explaining why you wish to become an EARSC Director and attaching your recent CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that candidates, or standing Directors, who will not provide these documents will not be eligible for the election.
Please note that EARSC strives to maintain a healthy gender balance, and therefore both men and women are equally encouraged to apply. Please share this opportunity within your company!