Call for Nominations for FY 2014 UF Alumni Association Board of Directors

Published: December 13th, 2012

Category: Memos

Danita D. Nias, Executive Director and Rahul Patel, Chair, Nominating Committee

With the guidance of its strategic plan to “Be the Best,” the University of Florida Alumni Association is embracing an enhanced role as an indispensable 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 2013-2014 Board of Directors, our Nominating Committee will consider and evaluate each candidate to select individuals who will be considered by the full Board at the Spring 2013 meeting.The newly elected directors will take their position on July 1, 2013.

The UFAA Board of Directors is the volunteer entity that serves the University of Florida 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; and
  • Commit to participate in scheduled meetings of the Board and events.

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:

Rahul Patel, Chair, Nominating Committee
UF Alumni Association
Attn: Marie Price
PO Box 14425
Gainesville, FL32604

As a reminder, under the Sunshine laws, UFAA board members may not discuss nominees or potential nominees with another board member except at a duly-noticed meeting. Please submit questions and nominations to Rahul Patel, as outlined above, but keep in mind you may not discuss any nominee or potential nominee.

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 exceptional individuals who embody the best of what it is to be a Florida Gator.

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