2018 AFA Officer and Director
Positions are Available

The American Fence Association is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2018 Board of Directors.

Participation on the AFA Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for professionals to shape the future of the AFA. Board participation is a chance to grow personally and professionally, to develop skills, gain unique experience and make lasting connections with other fence professionals. Please review the open positions, located at the bottom of this page, and nominate a qualified member today.

Read open letter from Randy Ward, 2017 Chair Board of Governors

The Board Members of AFA are expected to attend the Following Meetings:

• Two in‐person Board of Directors Meetings each year (one is held at the Annual Meeting at FENCETECH typically in February, and one in July at Mid-Year Meeting).
• 10 additional Board of Directors conference calls.
• Strategic Planning Meeting (if scheduled separately but often combined with the July Board meeting)
• Depending upon your elected office, there may be other engagements that require your presence.

AFA Financial Support:

• Hotel accommodations for Board of Directors are paid by AFA in conjunction with required meetings.
• Airfare purchased following AFA’s Expense Policy will be reimbursed.
• Transportation to/from meeting venues for airport following AFA’s Expense Policy will be reimbursed.

Time Commitment:

• This varies based on the position and time of the year. Please contact the immediate past president for specific questions.

Immediate Steps:

• A completed AFA Nomination form is required before your name will be considered as a candidate for nomination.
• A letter of support from your organization stating they will support you with time and/or financially for the duration of your elected term is optional but preferred.
• Review the AFA bylaws with particular attention to those sections related to the duties and term of office.

Election Calendar of Events:

• Nominations accepted until November 15, 2016.
• Nominee sent acceptance form to confirm nominations.
• Nominee acceptance form and bio submitted to AFA Staff by December 15, 2016
• Elections to take place Thursday, February 2, 2017 at FENCETECH in San Antonio, TX with results immediately shared.

2018 Open Positions