Candidate Nominations Now Being Accepted for the 2020 Board of Directors


The Association For Creative Industries (AFCI) is pleased to announce that the 2019 Nominating Committee is now accepting candidate nominations for the 2020 AFCI Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted through May 1, 2019.

AFCI members can fill out the Board Director Nomination Form or request a copy by contacting AFCI at ­­­­­312-673-5769 or JRapp@afci.global .  Any AFCI member may nominate an Association member or submit him/herself as a candidate to sit on the AFCI Board of Directors for terms beginning January 2020.  Members who currently serve on the Board of Directors who are interested in extending their service must reapply through this nomination process.

The AFCI Board of Directors consists of individuals representing the various sections of the AFCI membership. Members of the AFCI Board of Directors serve a three-year term in which they meet quarterly to address the needs of the industry from a strategic viewpoint, strengthen the ties between AFCI members and the Association, and guide the focus of AFCI to provide member value. Members of the AFCI Board of Directors serve on a voluntary basis, through which they establish networking and business opportunities, advance their careers through industry leadership, and contribute their voice as advocates for AFCI members.

All nominations will be considered by the 2019 Nominating Committee:

  • Chuck McGonigle – Committee Chair
  • Bradley Beck (DESIGN MASTER color tool, inc.)
  • Eric Sauma (Mood Fabrics)
  • Stan Clifford (DecoArt Inc.)
  • Jessica Goursolas (The Creative Network, Inc.)
  • David Ferguson (Ferguson Merchandising LLC)

Board nominations must be received by May 1, 2019 to facilitate the review process. Nominated individuals who wish to be considered will receive a Board Nominee Profile Form to complete and return by May 15, 2020. If a Nomination was submitted and the nominee does not receive the Board Nominee Profile Form to complete, please contact AFCI at 312-673-5769 before the May 15, 2019 deadline.

The 2019 Nominating Committee will review nominations and submit a slate of candidates for the 2020 Board of Directors to the membership. The membership will be notified in advance of the Annual Business Meeting to submit their proxy ballot as outlined in the Association Bylaws.

Nominees will be contacted with an interview time scheduled for July ­­­­­18, 2019. Interviews will be conducted via Skype.

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