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Application and Selection Process

The application process opens July 15 and submissions are accepted online through September 30.

Instructions for completing the application:

1. Open the form, click inside a form field and type the required text. Be sure to complete all applicable fields on the form.

2. Email your completed application, an optional video, and a photo as attachments to

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Faxed and hard copy applications will not be accepted. Do not submit resumes or curricula vitae.

Timeline of Selection Process

  • Application deadline is September 30.
  • Applications are reviewed through October.
  • In November, prescreen interviews are conducted with all applicants. Those not moving forward will be notified.
  • Full interviews are conducted with all applicants moving forward.
  • Recommendations are submitted to the Board of Directors in January.
  • The Board of Directors reviews/approves recommendations at the February Board meeting.
  • All applicants are contacted and appointments are announced by mid-March.
  • Appointees begin their terms on April 1, 2015.