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2019 NCCEP Board of Directors Application

Application Instructions

Thank you for your interest in applying to the NCCEP Board of Directors as a GEAR UP representative. We are excited to have two GEAR UP representatives on our board - one to represent State grants and one to represent Partnership grants. To be considered for one of these positions, please complete this application in its entirety.  Prior to submitting your application, please be sure to carefully review the materials posted on our website

To complete the application, you will need the following information:
  • Your contact information and institutional affiliation;
  • Designate whether you are running as a State GEAR UP or Partnership GEAR UP candidate;
  • Certify that you have reviewed and understand the Board of Directors job description; are a member of NCCEP in good standing; have a reasonable expectation that you will be in your GEAR UP leadership role through the board term; have approval from your organization to serve; and are free of perceived or real conflicts of interest;
  • A professional, high-quality photograph;
  • An edited, Curriculum Vita/Resume of no more than 5 pages; and
  • Word-limited responses to each of the following questions:
    • Why do you want to serve on the NCCEP Board of Directors? (250 words or less)
    • What examples or outcomes can you share with voters that demonstrate that your leadership in GEAR UP has led to meaningful results? (250 words or less)
    • If elected, what are the specific leadership strengths you will bring to the Board of Directors, NCCEP, and the broader GEAR UP community? (250 words or less)
    • What specific priorities are you most interested in pursuing or contributing to as a Board member to help advance the work of GEAR UP and NCCEP? In addition, how would you engage or consult the broader GEAR UP leadership community to understand the priorities of your colleagues?  (350 words or less)
You can save and continue this application by using the link at the top of each page.

Note that elements of this survey will be posted for members to review before casting their vote. For more information about the application process, voting, or other details, visit our website. 

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