The NAD Board of Directors expects the composition of the CEO Search Committee (CSC) to be as follows:
- Board chair and representative (two slots appointed by the Board, one of whom shall be chair).
- State Association representatives (two slots appointed by the State Association and Affiliate Committee).
- Affiliate representative (one slots appointed by the Board, based on recommendations by eligible nonprofit affiliate organizations).
- At-large membership representatives (two slots appointed by the Board).
- Staff representative (one slot appointed by the Board).
Members of the search committee shall serve from fall 2009 through spring /early summer 2010, fulfill requisite travel expectations, adhere to the highest confidentiality standards, and undergo training.