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Nomination - Annual Officer Election
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A tremendous opportunity exists for ISAWWA members who want to develop and apply their leadership skills thru service to fellow members as an officer on our Board of Directors.

The Call for Nominations is now open and we are seeking candidates for the following positions:


  • Vice-Chair
  • Secretary Treasurer
  • Trustee At Large
  • District 1
  • District 2C
  • District 2D
  • District 3
Board service is a chance to grow personally and professionally, to develop skills, gain unique experience and making lasting connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals.  ISAWWA has a team of dedicated staff in St. Charles, IL who make the board's job as easy as possible.  They take care of managing ISAWWA day to day enabling the board to focus on matters of strategic importance and which can help improve our programs and services that we offer to our members.
  • The Vice Chair position serves for one year and has to have served a full term as a trustee or secretary treasurer. The Vice Chair term begins a four year commitment as Vice-Chair, Chair Elect, Chair and Past Chair in subsequent years.

  • Trustees need to reside in the district that they will represent and serve a two year term.  Trustees can serve a total of two terms as trustee. 

  • The Secretary Treasurer position is a one year term and does not have term limits.

  • All candidates must be members of the Illinois Section AWWA or an employee of an Illinois Section AWWA service provider member. (organizations and utility memberships)
Candidates must meet willing to accept a leadership role for the future of our Section and have the time to dedicate to fulfilling the responsibilities.

Help lead your Association and profession into the future by nominating a colleague or yourself to one of the open positions. The call for nominations ends on September 15th and the election will conclude on December 11.

New board members take office at the end of the annual conference in March.  The nomination form and the officer job descriptions can be found below:

If you are nominating another individual, please consult with the nominee prior to completing this form and place their information in the fields below.  If you are logged in, you will need to remove your information and replace it with the nominees contact information.

If you are nominating yourself, please be sure the contact information below is complete with your information. Your district is indicated in your profile information and can be found by logging in to the website and going to YourProfile. 

The Illinois Section AWWA (ISAWWA) Board as a whole has consistent focus on ISAWWA long term impacts, results, purposes, and opportunities that serve the needs of members and the profession. Officers embody excellence through a disciplined approach, adhering to the highest standard of ethical conduct in all aspects of guidance, decision-making, and leadership of the association.

Officers play a key resource role in ensuring the policies, procedures, and communications reflect and support ISAWWA’s vision and mission. Nominees should be open to collective decision making after encouraging and considering diverse viewpoints and experience evaluating and impacting organizational performance in terms of measurable strategic results. Nominees should clearly understand the distinction and have respect for both board, volunteer,and management roles.

The average time commitment per board member is a approximately three hours per week. The Board utilizes technology to conduct regular business meetings, with a minimum of one 60 minute all-committee Board and Committee Chair teleconference per month. In addition the Board meets face-to-face three times per year, once during the ISAWWA Conference and again at another time determined by the Board.

ISAWWA does not support travel expenses for official board business meetings. ISAWWA encourages Board members to attend nationally sponsored events such as the Regional Officers Meeting, Summer Workshop and Membership Summit. Travel to nationally sponsored events other than ACE is supported by ISAWWA on a limited basis.

If elected, I agree to serve to the best of my ability and understand the time commitment

Do you agree to put the interest of the Illinois Section AWWA above your personal interests?

Do you agree to fully disclose to the Board of Directors any potential conflicts of interest related to any relationship to the Illinois Section AWWA?

If you are nominating someone other than yourself, please provide your contact information below.

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