Board of Directors
The election for Board of Directors will be held at the annual conference in May 2023
Are you looking for a unique leadership opportunity? Have you been seriously thinking about putting your talent in strategic thinking, market knowledge, community engagement or policy advocacy in the service of our industry?
Well, look no further! If you are committed to taking recycling in Virginia to the next level, we are looking for you!
The Virginia Recycling Association is looking for leaders like you to join our board of directors. For 30 years, our volunteer board has been the strategic heart of our organization, committed to promoting recycling in Virginia, responding to changes in our industry, and delivering information and networking opportunities to our members.
If you are one or more of the following, we’d like to talk to you:
If you hold yourself to high expectations, then you’ll find board service very rewarding. We are also looking for people who will:
The Virginia Recycling Association board is not for someone who wants to:
Our board members actively engage and care very deeply about improving and sustaining recycling in Virginia. We work hard, stand up for our industry, and know that we represent the voices of our members.
Board Member Job Description
Orientation and training will be provided to make sure directors are comfortable and knowledgeable in their role; previous board experience is an asset but not required.
An experienced team player with an interest in the future of recycling in Virginia*, with the willingness to:
* All Board of Directors shall be at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of the United States. If a Board of Director is not a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia, he/she must perform work for an employer that conducts business in the Commonwealth.
To carry out these responsibilities, the Board meets monthly throughout the year. In addition to attendance at Board meetings, you will be required to participate on committees.
The Board is comprised of up to 12 members elected at the Annual Conference, typically held in late April to early May. Once elected, a Director shall hold office for a 3-year term and until a successor has been elected and qualified for office. Members may serve a maximum of two consecutive 3-year terms.