The IARFC is seeking nominations to fill four Board positions for 2017. The IARFC Board is considered “The Face” of the Association to its members, other financial professionals and the general public.
The term of service for a Board Director is defined as three years with a two term limit. Each Director is expected to contribute actively to the operation and growth of the Association and shall participate in committees and programs that promote the Mission of the Association.
Only IARFC members who possess and RFC® or RFA® designation and are in good standing may serve on the Board of Directors. Members of the Board of Directors may also be an officer at the same time.
A member may nominate themselves or any interested parties as long as the nominee meets all requirements for that position. All nominees are requested to submit a letter of intent to run, a resume/CV and an optional statement on how they intend to promote the goals of the Association. After the close of nominations period on December 13, 2017, the Nominating Committee will review all candidates for the Board Director positions and agree or reject any or all names and then refer the slate of candidates to the Board of Directors for voting. All elected personnel will assume the responsibility associated with their office immediately after the election and will become active in their new capacity without delay.
“Our Board is composed of experienced, educated and giving individuals who wish to further the goals of the Association,” related Chairman H. Stephen Bailey, RFC®. “I am extremely proud to work with this group of financial consultants and look forward to charting a growth-directed course of development for the IARFC.”
This is an exciting time. Serving as a Board Director is an opportunity to influence Association policy and be involved in the Path to Accreditation involving third party NCCA certification of their new designation – Master Registered Financial Consultant (MRFC).
“With our application being targeted for submission and approval in April of 2017,” continues Bailey, “We will be offering a credential that speaks of integrity and competence to the consumer who is looking to engage a financial professional.”
To be considered for a Board Director Position, please send your intent to serve to firstname.lastname@example.org, IARFC Board nomination liaison. Nominations close on December 13th.