Leadership Position Descriptions

2021-2022 Nominating Information and Leadership Opportunities

NALP values and intentionally strives for a diverse leadership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of sex, actual or perceived gender, age, race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, parental, marital, domestic partner, civil union, military, or veteran status.


  • Nominate a colleague or yourself for President-Elect, Vice-President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Vice-President for Member Services and Education, Director, Regional Representative, Nominating Committee Member and/or Conference Planning Coordinator by completing the on-line nomination form or e-mailing the nominee name(s), institutional affiliation, and the position(s) for which you are nominating them to nominations@nalp.org. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, November 19, 2021.


Click on the positions below to read complete position descriptions, details, qualifications and requirements for each position; review FAQs about the nominating process; watch videos about the nominating process and individual positions; and connect with NALP members who have previously served in these positions. 

President Elect/President/Immediate Past President
Vice-President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (New!)
Vice-President for Member Services and Education
Regional Representative
Nominating Committee Member
Conference Planning Coordinator

View all position descriptions as a PDF here.

Pursuing NALP Volunteer Leadership Opportunities

Read articles from the 2021-2022 Nominating Committee Leadership Team on the Nominating Committee Process:
September 2021: NALP's Nominating Process is Nigh: We Need a Hero!
October 2021:
NALP Nominations Afoot - Will You Join in Our Crusade?
November 2021: coming in November

Read articles from the 2020-2021 Nominating Committee Leadership Team on the Nominating Committee Process:
August 2020: NALP's Nominating Process Evolves - NALP Needs You!
September 2020: Looking for Inspiration: A Call for NALP Nominations

Read an article from NALP's Vice-President of Finance on inclusion, service to NALP, and the Vice-President for Finance role.
August 2020: Inclusion Through the Financial Lens

Read articles from the 2019-2020 Nominating Committee Leadership Team on the Nominating Committee Process:
October 2019:  Ask Not What NALP Can Do For You . . .
November 2019:  A Call to Action - Time to Nominate Yourself or a Colleague

Read articles from the 2018-2019 Nominating Committee Leadership Team on the Nominating Committee Process:
November 2018: Great Leadership for NALP Starts with You
October 2018: Now Is a Great Time to Think about NALP Leadership

Read articles from the 2017-2018 Nominating Committee Leadership Team on the Nominating Committee Process:
November 2017: Call for Nominations - Words of Wisdom
October 2017: Let's Ensure Inspiring Leadership for NALP
October 2017: The Regional Resource Council: An Important Part of NALP’s DNA

Video Series on the Nominating Committee Process - Click here to watch a series of videos on NALP's YouTube channel on the Nominating Committee process and serving as a NALP leader.

Watch a Webinar on Pathways to NALP Leadership (login required) - The recording from this November 16, 2015 webinar provides an overview of the slated and elected leadership roles within NALP, including President-Elect, Vice President for Member Services, and Director. You will also learn about the nomination, slating, and election processes and how NALP members can become engaged in these professional development and leadership opportunities.

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