AFRA Board of Directors Nominee Qualifications

The following are the qualifications a nominee must meet to be eligible for election, along with some general considerations when submitting a nominee for a Board of Directors seat:

Current Position

  • Must be an employee, officer, director, or owner of a company that is a Regular Member in good standing of the Association. 
  • Should portray leadership skills either through actions and/or experience. 

Industry Participation  

  • Should have a minimum of three years’ experience within the aircraft disassembly, recycling, or affiliated industries. 
  • Should be familiar with AFRA, ideally with involvement in one or more of AFRA’s standing committees or attendance at a previous AFRA Annual Conference. 

AFRA Board Expectations 

  • Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able. 
  • Participate on a standing committee of the Board (Board Development, Finance, etc.), and serve on ad-hoc committees, as necessary. 
  • Be alert to membership concerns that can be addressed by AFRA’s mission, objectives, and programs. 
  • Help communicate and promote AFRA’s mission and programs to relevant stakeholders. 
  • Become familiar with AFRA’s strategic plan, finances, budget, and financial/resource needs. 
  • Understand and act in accordance with AFRA’s bylaws, policies, and procedures. 
  • Understand and uphold fiduciary and legal responsibilities as a Board member. 

 AFRA Board Participation 

  • The Board of Directors shall meet every six (6) weeks via teleconference. Teleconference meetings are usually 60 minutes and will never last more than 90 minutes. 
  • In-person meetings shall occur at least once per year. 
  • Members of the Board of Directors shall attend the AFRA Annual Conference which is held in conjunction with the AFRA Annual Meeting.
  • Members of the Board of Directors are expected to serve on at least one committee. 
  • Members of the Board of Directors should be available to participate in impromptu meetings/teleconferences as needed. 
  • Members of the Board of Directors should be willing to accept specific work assignments in one or more of the following areas: research/document review; speaker recruitment; committee liaison (BMP Development, Government Affairs, R&D, Communications). 
  • Members of the Board of Directors must be willing to contribute alongside other Board members in various ad-hoc work projects, as assigned.