Running for Leadership Positions

Each Spring, Upsilon Chapter holds elections for positions on its Board of Directors as well as its Governance and Leadership Succession Committees. Board and Committee members, if elected, then serve a two-year term, with the exception of the President-Elect, who serves a one-year term as President-Elect and then transitions to the role of President for a two-year term. The positions are elected as follows:

  • Odd-numbered years (e.g., 2019)
    • President-Elect
    • Treasurer
    • Counselor
    • Governance Committee - 1 position
    • Leadership Succession Committee - 2 positions
  • Even-numbered years (e.g., 2018)
    • Vice President
    • Secretary
    • Counselor
    • Governance Committee - 2 positions
    • Leadership Succession Committee - 1 position

Descriptions of Board positions and committees are provided in the following document:

STTI Description of Board Positions and Committees



Our 2017 election cycle is complete. Upsilon congratulates the following newly elected Board members:

  • President-Elect: Selena Gilles
  • Treasurer: Tiffany Folks
  • Counselor: Michele Crespo-Fiero
  • Governance Committee: Gina Chen
  • Leadership Succession Committee: Lisa Konopko
  • Leadership Succession Committee: Jennifer Reed



Our 2018 call for nominations will go out in February/March of 2018 with nominations due in April of 2018. Elections will occur in May of 2018. We will be holding elections for the following positions in 2018:

  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Counselor
  • Governance Committee (2 positions)
  • Leadership Succession Committee

Newly elected leaders will be expected to attend a transition meeting on June 12, 2018 (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm) and will take office on July 1, 2018.