TEA News

16 September 2021

Call for TEA Board Candidates - 2021 Elections

Calling all TEA members interested in advancing our mission and helping to shape the future of our industry.

The TEA Mission - To create opportunities for members & their clients, by facilitating dialogue & communication; stimulating knowledge & professional growth; & expanding our size, diversity & awareness.


Deadline to submit a Letter of Intent is Monday, September 20, 2021.


Five volunteer Boards of Directors:

  • The International Board (I-Board) - the strategic governing body for TEA.

  • Four Division Boards - serve members locally in regions around the world in Asia Pacific, Eastern North America, Europe & Middle East, and Western North America.


Who is an Ideal Candidate?

TEA International Board Member Profile

TEA Divisional Board Member Profile

TEA Boards are charged with identifying the strategic needs of members, the industry globally, and in the unique market represented through each division. This provides opportunities to support industry growth and build connections between members to grow industry capacity and expand the reach of TEA.  


Types of Board Members:

Your eligibility depends on the type of TEA member you are.

  • Board Directors - Employees of Standard Member companies are eligible to submit their names to be considered for inclusion on the various ballots for Board Director positions. Board Directors serve three-year terms. 
  • Associate Member Representatives - Employees of Associate Member companies, as well as Non-Profit, NextGen, Academic, and Individual members are eligible to be considered for non-voting Associate Member Representative positions. Associate Member Representatives serve two-year terms. 

TEA supports equal opportunities for all and aspires to create and maintain an overall environment, leadership included, that advances the ideals that diversity of people and thought best represent the Association and society.


Please complete and submit this LETTER OF INTENT to the corresponding Nominating Committee Chair (see below) no later than Monday, September 20, 2021.

Running for TEA International Board:

Running for a TEA Division Board:


If you would like more information about the elections or other volunteer opportunities, please contact TEA by sending an email to: [email protected].

Posted by Josephine Gilmore



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