Nominations for AIAA Directors

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 Nominations for AIAA Directors Being Accepted Through 23 July

The AIAA Council of Directors Nominating Committee (CNC) will compile a list of potential nominees for the open Director positions on the AIAA Council of Directors. This list will include nominees who will be selected to go to the next step of competency review held by the nominating committee. The nominating committee will select specific candidates for the open Director positions who will be voted on by the AIAA membership. The final slate of candidates will be publicized by December 2021 for the election that will be held January/ February 2022.

Nominations are being accepted for Regional Directors, Integration and Outreach Group Directors, and Technical Group Directors for the term beginning May 2022–2025. AIAA members may self-nominate or nominate members qualified for the open position by submitting a nomination at https://www.aiaa-awards.org/a/solicitations/1173/home no later than 23 July 2021.

Regions coordinate the activities of geographically related sections to facil­itate cooperative efforts between the various geographical areas. A Regional Director shall lead each region. The voting members who belong to that region shall elect the Regional Director for that region. The Regional Director for each group shall be a member of the Regional Engagement Activities Division (READ) as well as a delegate to the Council of Directors. The term for Regional Directors shall be three years and there shall be a limit of the Regional Director serving two consecutive terms. Nominations are being accepted for:

Region IV – South Central, Director
Region V – Mid-West, Director

For more information on AIAA regions and sections, visit the AIAA website https://www.aiaa.org/get-involved/regions-sections

Integration and Outreach Groups coordinate the activities of related Integration and Outreach Committees to facilitate cooperative efforts between the various professional areas. An Inte­gration and Outreach Group Director shall lead each Integration and Outreach Group. All voting members shall elect the Integration and Outreach Directors. The Integration and Outreach Director for each group shall be a member of the Integration and Outreach Activities Division (IOD) as well as a delegate to the Council of Directors. The term for Integration and Outreach Group Directors shall be three years and there shall be a limit of the Integration and Outreach Group Director serving two consecutive terms. Nominations are being accepted for:

Aerospace Outreach Group, Director
Integration Group, Director
Young Professionals Group, Direc­tor-Elect

For more information on AIAA integration and outreach, visit the AIAA website https://www.aiaa.org/get-involved/committees-groups/Integration-and-Outreach-Division-Committees

Technical Groups coordinate the activ­ities of related technical committees to facilitate cooperative efforts between the various technical disciplines. A Technical Director shall lead each Technical Group. The voting members who belong to that group shall elect the Technical Director for that group. The Technical Director for each group shall be a member of the Technical Activities Division (TAD) as well as a delegate to the Council of Directors. The term for Technical Directors shall be three years and there shall be a limit of the Technical Director serving two consecutive terms. Nominations are being accepted for:

Information Systems Group, Director
Propulsion and Energy Group, Director

For more information on AIAA technical activities, visit the AIAA website https://www.aiaa.org/get-involved/committees-groups/technical-committees

To nominate an AIAA member in good standing for the open positions on the AIAA Council of Directors, please submit the nominee’s bio and/or CV, history of AIAA activities and/or engage­ment with other professional societies, and a statement from the nominee of willingness and ability to serve if elected.


Please submit nominations directly at https://www.aiaa-awards.org/a/solicitations/1173/home no later than 23 July 2021.

Please direct any questions to Christopher Horton, AIAA Governance Director, at chrish@aiaa.org.