We want YOU to run for AUTM’s Board!
The application period for AUTM's 2024 Board of Directors is open! We encourage all our qualifying Members to consider throwing their hats in the ring.
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This year, AUTM Members will elect four new positions to the Board of Directors. One Treasurer and three Directors. Those who are newly-elected will begin their terms at the conclusion of AUTM’s 2024 Annual Meeting, Feb. 18-21 in San Diego.
In order to be a candidate for the position and serve as a Director, you must be a Regular Member or an Emeritus Member in Good Standing with at least five years' experience in the tech transfer community at the time you submit candidate materials.
Board Election Timeline
Election Policy, Guidelines and Rules
|Sept. 7, 2023
||Election Rules Announced to Membership – Application Window Open
|Oct. 12, 2023
||Deadline for receipt of candidate materials – Application Window Closed
Oct. 14, 2023
|Leadership Development Committee and staff confirm the candidates meet qualifications
|Oct. 18, 2023
||Candidates are proposed to AUTM Membership at Watercooler
|Oct. 23, 2023
||Electronic voting opens
|Nov. 15, 2023
||Electronic Voting closes (5 p.m. ET, US)
|Nov. 20, 2023
||2024 Board Members announced
||New Board inducted at Annual Meeting
Members will vote for the general candidates through a dual-ballot process.
For details on how AUTM conducts its elections, candidate expectations and Association policy, click here
More Things You Should Know
Check out our Benefits of Running page
for more information.
For questions concerning the election, email Colleen Loeffler
, or call 1-202-960-1785.