Division Board Qualifications

TEA Divisional Board Director Qualifications

As a global association, TEA values a diverse set of perspectives. The TEA respects a wide spectrum of attributes in our Board candidates including regions they represent, professional backgrounds and disciplines. This criterion is important and valued as we work to build an effective and balanced Board to lead TEA into the future.

TEA Divisional Board Member Profile

The ideal candidate shall meet the following qualifications:

  • Is a member or their company is a member of the TEA in good standing
  • Is an established or emerging leader in the themed entertainment or related industries.
  • Is in a leadership position within their company or otherwise demonstrates strong leadership skills in their role.*
  • Has their company’s support for TEA Division Board commitment with the following requirements: *
    • Can commit to participating on 8-10 Board conference calls each year and one in person Board Meeting
    • Attends (in person) at least one high-profile TEA event – a SATE (North America, Europe, Asia), the TEA Summit and/or The Thea Awards Gala or the TEA IAAPA International Mixer.
    • Attends at least 3 Divisional events (virtual or in-person)
    • Can commit to helping organize and/or co-host one Divisional event per year (virtual or in person) of their term based on the strategic guidance of the Board
  • Represents unique connections to other aspects of the industry (university clubs, other industry associations, etc.) and will foster them to grow strong relationships with TEA
  • Will effectively represent the Division as a professional leader and representative of regional members

*exceptions may be made for Individual Member applicants

A Few Tips Before Starting Your Application

Before you start completing your online application, you may want to prepare your answers to the questions in a separate document to ensure you are satisfied with your responses and to ensure you can complete the entire application in one sitting. The online application form does not allow you complete your responses in multiple sittings to or to edit your responses after submitting.

Below are the questions that will be asked of you when submitting your application:

  • Personal Contact Information
  • Open Response questions:
    • Share reasons why you are interested in joining the Board.
    • Please include your career highlights, current engagement within the TEA, and any relevant personal interests.
    • Share how you intend to support TEA during your board term.
    • What are your specific goals for the TEA and your term?
    • What are your unique competencies or skills that would support the growth and success of TEA under the guidance of the current strategic plan?
  • Upload a headshot and current resume/CV (Optional)


Standard Member Ballot

Individual Member Ballot (for students or educators)


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