Board Candidacy Form Please review the NAD Election Standards and Procedures before you submit your interest. Important Note: Prospective candidates who which to run for a position on the NAD Board of Directors must complete the five parts of this form, in entirety. Incomplete applications will not be processed by the 2020 Elections Committee. Deadline: August 15, 2020Full Name * Required First Last Address * Required Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Email * Required PhoneCampaign websiteSelect all positions you are interested in * Required President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Region Board Representative for Region I Region Board Representative for Region II Region Board Representative for Region III Region Board Representative for Region IV This is to certify that I am a National NAD member in good standing since * Required(month/year)Upload evidence from the NAD * RequiredSuch evidence should confirm your active NAD member status for the two years preceding election, from July 2018 to July 2020.This is to certify that I am a State Association or Nonprofit Affiliate Organization member in good standing since * Required(month/year)Upload letter * RequiredThe letter must be from the President of a State Association or Nonprofit Affiliate Organization (or Vice President if you are currently a President) confirming that you have active State Association or Nonprofit Affiliate Organization member status for the past two years, preceding election, July 2018 to July 2020.Explain in detail your current and previous experience * RequiredSuch statement should include the following areas of focus: 1) fundraising activities, b) membership recruitment and c) service on local, state and national boards and committees, and length of service on each. Upload your high resolution photo * Required1. Please share why you are a candidate for the NAD Board position that you are running for. * RequiredPlease copy/paste your unlisted YouTube link (with captions or transcript included) to Question #1. * Required2. Outline your background and qualifications you bring and how this will contribute the NAD and your position as whole. * RequiredPlease copy/paste your unlisted YouTube link (with captions or transcript included) to Question #2. * Required3. During recent years, there were many issues that the NAD addressed. What do you envision as the top three priorities for the NAD during the next two years? * RequiredPlease copy/paste your unlisted YouTube link (with captions or transcript included) to Question #3. * Required4. How can the NAD achieve its mission to preserve, protect and promote the civil, human and linguistic rights of deaf and hard of hearing people? * RequiredPlease copy/paste your unlisted YouTube link (with captions or transcript included) to Question #4. * Required5. As a Board member, how will you ensure collaboration between State Associations, Organization Affiliates, and other key stakeholders to effectively work with the NAD on national, regional, and local advocacy initiatives? * RequiredPlease copy/paste your unlisted YouTube link (with captions or transcript included) to Question #5. * RequiredBy submittal of this completed form and accompanying materials to the 2020 Elections Committee, I certify that the above information is accurate, and that I am at least 18 years of age. I also agree to abide by the expectations set forth in the NAD Elections Standards and Procedures. I understand that, if elected to the NAD Board of Directors, I am expected to actively contribute and work towards attainment of fundraising goals / targets, both as an individual and with the Board as a whole. For questions, contact the Election Chair at [email protected].