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The NAGC Board of Directors are the stewards of the association and are responsible for reflecting the views and interests of all of our members. The Board is responsible for the fiscal health of the organization and provides leadership, a shared vision, and sense of mission.

In accordance with NAGC nomination and election procedures, NAGC voting members in good standing are invited to submit their applications for:

At-Large Member (2 positions Available): Three-Year Term
Governance Secretary: Two-Year Term (Officer Position*)
Network Representative:  Three-Year Term
School/District Representative:  Three-Year Term
Treasurer:  Two-Year Term (Officer Position*)

Please click on the above link for more specific detail about the position available. 

How to apply (application checklist): Download your application for the Board of Directors

Important note: Board members are expected to attend all three (3) Board meetings: one in the Fall; the second meeting in conjunction with Convention; and a third meeting in the Spring in Washington, DC. Carefully think about your commitment before you apply. Your participation is essential!

All nomination materials must be emailed or postmarked by April 7, 2014 to be considered by the Elections Committee. Late applications will not be accepted/reviewed. The Board of Directors for the National Association for Gifted Children is member-elected.

NAGC Regulations (Approved in February, 2007, this language covers sixteen articles describing the broad tenets of NAGC's governance structure, as determined by Ohio law and best practice in nonprofit management.) 

Past Presidents may not run for the Board again at the conclusion of their term of office.

  • Board Members are limited to two (2) terms which may be served consecutively.
  • *Officer positions require prior NAGC Board of Directors service within the past 10 years.
  • Board Members may not serve simultaneously on organizational committees; if elected, you will be asked to resign from any organizational committees to which you belong.

Timeline for 2014 Board Elections

Friday, January 17 Board nominations open
Monday, April 7 Application postmark deadline
By mid-May Ballot of candidates approved
By mid-June E-ballot voting opens
By mid-July Voting concludes at midnight
By July 31 Results of election published
Monday, September 1 All terms begin
September 2013 Board Retreat (tentative)
Wed., November 12 Board Meeting: Baltimore, MD (during Annual Convention)
March 2015 Board Meeting in conjuction with State Affiliate Conference

For information on Network elections, please click here.