Call for Nominations for FY 2013 UF Alumni Association Board of Directors

Published: January 6th, 2012

Category: Memos

Danita D. Nias, Executive Director; Jason Rosenberg, Chair, Nominating Committee

With the guidance of a new strategic plan to Be the Best, the University of Florida Alumni Association is embracing an enhanced role as an indispensible resource for the Gator that lives in all of us. We are currently seeking nominations of driven, successful individuals who can represent their fellow Gators as we strive to provide relevant, high quality services that support, engage, and educate the Gator Nation. To fill the expected vacancies for the fiscal year 2012-2013 Board of Directors, our Nominating Committee will consider and evaluate each candidate to select ideal individuals who will be considered by the full Board at the Spring 2012 meeting. The newly elected directors will take office on July 1, 2012.

The UFAA Board of Directors is the volunteer entity that serves the University of Florida’s mission of teaching, research, and service by fostering and enhancing the relationship between the University and its alumni, students, and friends.  The Board is integral to the success of the UF Alumni Association and the execution of the strategic plan to Be the Best.

When nominating candidates for Board membership, please consider an individual who can:

*   Advocate for and promote the University of Florida;
*   Utilize personal expertise to advance the goals of the University of Florida Alumni Association;
*   Commit to participate in scheduled meetings of the Board and events;

While the committee will give full consideration to all nominations, in an effort to strengthen the current Board and fully engage our diverse Gator Nation, we particularly need to identify qualified candidates who meet the following demographic criteria:

*   Women
*   Ethnic minorities
*   Residents of the Florida Panhandle, Central Florida and Southwest Florida as well as other states

If you have any questions or would like to discuss potential nominees, please contact Jason Rosenberg, Nominating Committee Chair, at 352-367-2285. Please submit a letter of nomination and resume to the UF Alumni Association no later than 4:00 pm on February 3, 2012. Please note that self-nominations will not be considered.  You may submit your nominations by fax to 352-334-8044 or email to If you prefer by mail, please use the following address:
Jason J. Rosenberg, M.D., Chair, Nominating Committee UF Alumni Association
Attn: Shirley Lynn
PO Box 14425
Gainesville, FL 32604

It is important for the future of the University of Florida Alumni Association that this process is open and transparent, and we encourage any nomination you may have. We greatly appreciate your assistance in our search for prestigious, exceptional individuals who embody the best of what it is to be a Florida Gator.

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