Announcements / August 24, 2017

Global Ties U.S. Calls for Nominations for Board of Directors

Washington, DC — Global Ties U.S. seeks qualified and dedicated leaders with diverse backgrounds and experience to serve on its Board of Directors. Those chosen to serve on the board can expect a fast-paced and rewarding experience as they help to lead this dynamic and evolving organization.

Global Ties U.S. relies on our Board of Directors to drive strategy, assess effectiveness, and ensure adequate financial resources. Board terms are three years in length and require a commitment to ongoing committee work, fundraising, strategic planning, and financial contribution. Members can serve up to two three-year terms. During the next two years, we are seeking up to six new board members for the 2018 and 2019 terms that begin on March 1.

Specifically, candidates should be innovative and strategically-focused individuals that can help lead the dynamic and evolving organization. Based on a recent needs assessment conducted by the Governance Committee of the Board, Global Ties U.S. seeks nominees from diverse backgrounds and experiences with demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas, public diplomacy and foreign policy, advocacy and government relations, resource development, program development, and financial management.

Nominations are due on or before October 15, 2017.  To read more about the nomination process, please click here. To submit a nomination, please use the form here

The Global Ties U.S. Board will review submissions and contact selected candidates for further screening. Candidates selected for further screening must be prepared for at least one telephone interview with a Governance Committee member.

Global Ties U.S. strengthens relationships between individuals and nations by making international exchange programs more effective. As a nonprofit partner of the U.S. Department of State, we sustain a network that coordinates international exchange programs, and brings current and future leaders from around the world to communities across the United States. Together we are building deep connections, and a more peaceful, prosperous world.