Board Nominations and Elections

Serving on the Board

Nominations for the 2020 board are now closed.

Read about the candidates for the 2020 Board here.

Voting for the 2020 Board opens on November 12th.

In 2020, the following positions will be open:

  • President-Elect (serve as President Elect in 2020, and President in 2021)
  • Recording Secretary (2-year term)
  • Member-at-Large (four positions)

Click here for more information about board member roles and duties.

Scroll to bottom of page to run for a position on the board in 2020.

Important 2019 Election Dates:

  • September 6th:  Nominations are Open. Log-in to your account to submit your nomination.  You will need to provide a short biography.
  • November 5th:  Nominations Close
  • November 12th:  Elections open electronically to membership
  • November 18th:  Elections close
  • January 1st, 2020:  New Board Member terms begin

As a team of professionals from all over Washington, we believe in working to advance the field of teaching English to speakers of other languages.  If you are a WAESOL member living or working in Washington or within 100 miles of the state boundaries and want to work with us, we encourage you to run for office. Develop your leadership and service, meet new people, and have a great time, too!

General Information

WAESOL seeks from its membership volunteers to serve on the WAESOL Board starting January 1st of each year.  

Board members are required to attend 4 meetings each year and participate in planning for and implementing the annual conference.  As a working board, there are also several committees on which to serve as a member of the board.  


  • Must be a current WAESOL member at the time of the election and throughout the term of the position.  (Become a member or renew your membership by visiting the membership page.)
  • Must work or reside in Washington State or within 100 miles of the state border upon election to the Board.
  • Any Board member involved with finances may be subject to a background check.

Responsibilities for each position are posted HERE

To nominate yourself, log-in using the email associated with your WAESOL membership.  You will need to include a 150 word bio (in the third person) that will be posted online and shared with WAESOL members during the election.