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Deadline Nears for SSPC Board Election

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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Time is running out to submit your recommendations for nominees to the SSPC Board of Governors.

The extended nomination period runs out this week, so the association reminds interested parties to submit proposals and bios for their candidates as soon as possible, as the deadline expires Thursday (March 31).

Self-nominations are not accepted.

Category Requirements

The Board of Governors, which is tasked with managing the affairs of SSPC, is composed of 13 elected members, plus a non-voting Secretary and Treasurer, and ex-officio members.

There are a total of four positions involved in the upcoming election for the categories of “Facility Owner” and “Other Product Supplier.” Each of the two categories has one open spot, and one has an incumbent candidate running for reelection, SSPC noted.

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SSPC is seeking nominations for its Board of Governors in the categories of "Facility Owner" and "Other Product Supplier"; nominations are due Thursday (March 31).

According to the bylaws, the Facility Owner category can be filled by “individuals who are employed by public or private sector owners of assets who are responsible for the maintenance of coatings of heavy or light industrial structures and surfaces.”

The Other Product Supplier category is defined in the bylaws as “individuals who own, are employed by, or represent firms that manufacture or distribute equipment, abrasive or peripheral products for use in the protective coatings industry.”

Nomination Details

All nominees must be SSPC members. According to the SSPC bylaws, additional qualifications require the candidate:

  • Must be an individual member or verified corporate member for at least five years;
  • Must have attended three of the previous five conferences;
  • Must be a participating member (with a track record of voting on ballots) on a standing committee; or
  • Must be an instructor for SSPC educational courses; or
  • Must be a certified contractor for three years; or
  • Must have been a local chapter officer.

To nominate a candidate, SSPC asks that members submit a brief statement detailing the nominee’s qualifications to:

Attn. Bill Worms, Executive Director
800 Trumbull Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205


Tagged categories: Business management; Business matters; Industry News; North America; Program/Project Management; SSPC; SSPC Board of Governors

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