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Serving on the NRWA Board of Directors is a great opportunity to advance your professional development while working with an extraordinary team of colleagues to help grow a visionary organization that supports resume writers across the nation.

How to submit a nomination:
We invite you to nominate yourself or another NRWA member for a board position.

Nominate Yourself:

Nominate Another Member:

Before you send a nomination, please remember that all candidates must be members of the NRWA in good standing for at least one year prior to the election. In addition, candidates for Executive Board roles (President-Elect and Secretary) must have served in a board role (currently or in the past) for at least a year. Please confirm that the member is interested in serving before you nominate him or her.

Deadline: Nominate yourself or another member no later than midnight, ET, on Friday, June 18.

We are accepting nominations for the following Board of Director Roles:


      Provide support for the President and chairs as requested.
      Assist with recruiting for incoming chairs and officers.
      Serve as Ethics Chair: handle grievances and work with third-party providers to eliminate fraudulent use of NRWA assets.
      Coordinate and monitor the annual election.

SECRETARY (1-year term)

      Maintain the NRWA’s official documents.
      Compile and summarize reports for executive board meetings.
      Record and distribute minutes following board meetings.
      Prepare quarterly Board Bytes for the NRWA Watercooler newsletter.
      Maintain, update, and verify processes, policies, and historical knowledge for the NRWA.

TREASURER (2-year term, plus 1 year as Immediate Past Treasurer)

      Monitor the NRWA’s financial matters.
      Serve as financial liaison to the NRWA’s accountant, bookkeeper, and association management team.
      Review and submit financial reports to the executive board.
      Support the annual budget process.
      Oversee the membership database, income and payments, bank account reconciliation, and preparation of tax returns and audits.

    *Daily financial activities and all reports are prepared by the association’s administrative and finance staff.


    Directors of Member Support (DOMS)* represent the general membership in four categories:

    • ■ Experienced Business Owners (>5 years)
    • ■ New Business Owners (<5 years)
    • ■ Military & Workforce Career Centers
    • ■ College Career Centers

    DOMS advocate on behalf of members and vote on issues directly affecting the direction of the NRWA, including significant financial and policy decisions.

    *DOMS receive all board benefits and must meet the same expectations as all other board members.

    Benefits of Board Service:

    As a member of the board, take advantage of free webinars and other educational opportunities, as well as perks associated with the annual conference. The networking opportunities and the recognition that comes from being a leader in our national organization is invaluable. If you want to know more about joining the NRWA Board of Directors, please reach out to any of our current board members. You can find their contact information on our Association Governance Page.

    Position details are subject to change by a vote of the Board of Directors. Please contact NRWA Board President-Elect Sara Timm at if you have any questions about any board roles.

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