Senior Executives Association Board of Directors Nominations

SEA is in search of strategic, visionary, diverse, and energetic members to join it’s Board of Directors for the 2024 Term that will begin on 01 Nov 2023. Board members help SEA determine direction and priorities impacting all of government.

Board members provide specific input and strategic guidance on the programs and activities of the Association directly impacting the 8K Senior Executives across the government in every federal agency. They provide oversight of Association business, including membership benefits and the allocation of resources. Serving on the Board provides the opportunity to impact enterprise-level issues and influence both Administrative and Congressional leaders. The SEA mission is to support a strong, career minded Senior Executive cadre as we aim to transform government for the 21st Century; specifically to empower our senior leaders to lead and drive change.


Every year SEA members have the opportunity to elect new members to the Board. This year there are six (6) seats up for election on the Board. Members serve a three (3) year term and may run for re-election. Terms begin on November 1.  


  • Nominees must be an SEA Voting, Retired, or Lifetime member in good standing for no less than one year.
  • Contribute to and attend monthly Board meetings (typically held from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m via ZOOM.
  • Attend an all-day Board retreat, once per year. Time/place is TBD.
  • Participate in SEA events and activities (webinars, networking events, task forces, etc.)
  • Participate in an SEA Community of Practice (CoP) groups.
  • Participate on a Board member sub-committees such as membership, finance, and policy.

How to Submit a Nomination:

  • Submit your nomination by completing the form linked here.
  • Nomination must be received by COB September 15, 2023
  • Self-nominations only
  • Please verify if your account is in good standing (not “graced” or “lapsed”) prior to submitting your nomination. All members who are not current with their dues will be ineligible for nomination or voting for the SEA Board of Directors.
  • Provide a Personal Statement including:
    • The reason why you would like to serve on SEA's Board of Directors
    • What skills or areas of focus you will bring to the Board
    • Examples of initiatives you would like to see SEA focus on in the coming year
  • Please limit your personal statement to no more than 300 words
  • Provide a Headshot (preferably high-resolution in 300 dpi JPG format)

Note: All submitted information may be used in the election ballot provided to SEA members for voting purposes. 

If you have any questions, contact SEA at [email protected], or Rebekah Arnits at (202) 856-7557.