ASME needs you!
Want to make an active contribution to ASME and its Aims and Mission?
ASME’s Board of Directors would like to invite applications from the membership to apply to join the Board as a Director for 12 months. This is to enable interested members who wish to make an active contribution to ASME, gain experience and insight into how a Board operates, influence policy and/or ideas and to provide a fresh and possibly alternative viewpoints/ideas to the Board.
The role will involve working with our Director of Networks on a project related to our Special Interest Groups.
Election of Directors by the Membership - process
Should a member wish to nominate either themselves or another member to join the Board as a Director (limited to one position), they should submit a 300 word statement outlining their background and experience and what they consider they would bring to ASME generally and also specifically in terms of our proposed project.
Confirmation from their Line Manager and/or Institution of their agreement for this role should also be attached to the statement and submitted to our HR Manager.
All members will have the opportunity to vote on the candidate short list at the next AGM in July.
The position would be for 12 months with the option for renewal for a further year, subject to the Board’s agreement. Any appointment is subject to a vacant Board position being available.
If you would like to apply, please forward your statement, CV and your Line Manager’s agreement to our HR Manager at: [email protected] by 14th June 2021.
The successful candidate will be advised after the AGM and is expected to attend the next Board meeting on 3rd August and all subsequent Board meetings (the AGM and usually 3 x Face to Face/Zoom and 3 x Telephone calls throughout the year).
No remuneration is paid but expenses will be re-imbursed in line with ASME’s expenses policy.
ASME particularly welcomes applicants from diverse and under-represented backgrounds
We look forward to hearing from you!