Estimated Time Required and Financial Commitment
Typical Time Required
Typically, 2 weekend meetings per year (separate from pre- and post-conference meetings) requiring travel (Board meeting begins Friday and ends Sunday around noon, with Thursday evening or afternoon as travel time). On occasion, an Executive Committee meeting may be held prior to the meeting on Thursday. Travel and lodging expenses are reimbursed.
When the Board is not meeting face-to-face, there may be monthly or bi-monthly conference calls for approximately 2 hours. These are set during the face-to-face meeting at the Annual Conference. Conference calls and webinar meetings are hosted by ISPI.
The Board meets prior to the start of the Annual Conference and the day after the conference ends. Board members are required to register for the Conference and pay all associated expenses. You are required to attend the conference leading up to your President-elect position, as President-elect, as President, and as Past President.
20 hours per month.
Other ISPI related activities:
Speak at chapter events
Write PerformanceXpress articles
Time will vary depending upon type of requested activity
For ISPI President-Elect Nominees
- Must be a current ISPI member and a member 5 out of the last 10 years. Must remain a member during term of office. (Preferred)
- Participation Attended at least 3 ISPI conferences in past 10 years prior to running for office.
ISPI Committee Work
- Served as an active participant on at least one ISPI committee.
Criteria Weighting Examples
Qualification Criteria #5 Example #3 Example #1 Example
1. Previous experience in ISPI or another organization with a similar Board structure. Past ISPI Director Chapter President or Director on a similar Board Chapter leader or ISPI committee member
2. Committed to ISPI Mission, Vision, and Goals. Presenter at ISPI Conference, contributor to publications, Chapter Leader Initiated ISPI in local community or corporate setting. ISPI Advocate Participates in ISPI events and activities
3. Perceived to be a competent individual whose problem solving skills, knowledge, and demeanor would effectively represent ISPI. Is often asked to be spokesperson for ISPI with interested business or prospective members Mentors new members in local chapters No examples or supportive references
4. Previous experience in ISPI as committee chairperson, committee member, or chapter experience. ISPI Committee Chairperson or local Chapter Board member Chapter leader or ISPI committee member Member of planning committee for volunteer organizations
5. Performance record in local and international ISPI activities. Conference speaker, author of books and articles, leader of HPT workshops Presented at conferences, workshops or chapter meetings. Served on 2 committees Presented at local ISPI events, attended conferences, served on 1 committee
6. Demonstrates knowledge of conceptual foundation and applies HPT to obtain business results. 20 years in ISD, process design, org. redesign, or performance improvement 7 years in only one aspect of HPT Few examples of HPT application in business
7. Provides leadership, organization, and coaching when managing people. Manages large team in corporate setting. Praise from employees, performance expectations and feedback examples provided Plans meetings with agenda. Manages meetings and projects for teams of 8-10 members. Provides timely feedback to team members Reputation for not planning meetings, being late, and never giving feedback
8. Experience in strategic planning. Facilitated the development of three or more strategic plans Developed strategic plan for own business or worked on a strategic planning team No experience
9. Works effectively as a problem solver and team member. Cites 4 or more examples of problem solving with a team Provides 2 examples of being on a team No experience
10. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing. Written article for ISPI publication or chapter newsletter and speaks regularly during meetings or events Delivers clear, concise verbal or written feedback Share thoughts randomly without purpose or order
11. Demonstrates ability to lead and influence others. Leader of 30 project teams, Consultant, Professor in HPT curriculum Manages or directs others on a daily basis New Orientation Trainer
12. Commitment from employer to support time needed to fulfill Board member role. Employer writes letter supporting ISPI goals and the nominee Nominee reports boss verbally approved time for ISPI Board activities Little or no support from employer
Within each category, on a scale of 5 to 1 (5 = high and 1 = low), Nominations Committee members will rank the nominee’s Qualification Statement against the criteria examples.