Would you or someone you know like to help guide the organization that will take RAIN Alliance into the future?

The RAIN Alliance is looking for leaders to serve on its Board of Directors. Participation on the Board is an opportunity not only to make a huge impact on the growth and success of the RAIN RFID sector, but also to unleash the power of RAIN RFID for the benefit of our end customers across a vast range of industries. As such, we are looking for individuals with passion, energy, drive, a growth-mindset, and ambition to join the Board. We welcome all to apply, including those with diverse thinking. There are four positions available, each serving two-year terms. Current incumbents may re-apply for the positions. Candidates may be nominated by any Regular member company in good standing; self-nominations are welcome. Nominated persons must also be Regular members of the RAIN Alliance. The voting body for this election is the Regular members.

For consideration, the application and other supporting documentation must be received by close of business 1 February 2023. Board member duties are explained in full in the Bylaws and Operating Procedures. Should you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

Election Guidelines

Board of Directors

The RAIN Board of Directors currently comprises seven independent members. Approximately half the Board member positions are renewed every year. Four members are due for normal renewal (they will serve until end March 2025).

Procedures for Nomination and Elections

RAIN members may nominate an individual or themselves for a Board of Director position. A completed Nomination Application along with the nominee’s current resume containing job, volunteer, and other industry-related experiences must be submitted by Deadline: 11:59 PM EST on 1 February 2023. (Only those people whose submission form and resume have been received by close of business 1 February will be considered candidates).

The RAIN President will qualify nominees and will contact each to determine if they are willing to serve and to submit a biography. The RAIN President will then provide Regular RAIN members with a list of the candidates, qualifications, and a ballot. The winning candidates will be the Four candidates receiving the most votes. In the case of a draw then the President will authorize a runoff election between the candidates.

Important Deadlines

1 February 2023 Nomination applications due
15 February 2023 Ballots e-mailed to members
15 March 2023 Ballot deadline
1 April 2022 Election results announced

Board Member Job Description

RAIN Board Members must be Regular Members in good standing. They are voting members of the Board with full authority and responsibility to develop the Alliance’s strategic direction, policies, and procedures; monitor the Alliance’s financial health and committees; participate in budget planning; and support RAIN’s mission, vision, and values. RAIN Board Members are not compensated. The responsibilities of each Board Member are described in the RAIN Alliance Bylaws and Operating Procedures.

Board Member Time Commitments

Board Members are required by the Operating Rules to participate in ALL Board Meetings. These meetings, held at least monthly, comprise 60-minute web-based calls as well as several face-to-face meetings (usually held with the face-to-face meetings of the Alliance).

Candidates will be asked to create a short introduction video of themselves and their qualifications, to be shared with the membership prior to the ballot opening.

Election Nomination Form

I would like to nominate the following individual as a candidate for election to the RAIN Board of Directors. The nominee’s current resume containing job, volunteer, and other industry-related experiences is also attached.

Deadline: 11:59 PM EST on 1 February 2023

Please submit completed nomination application and the nominee’s resume and headshot

Election Nomination Form

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Please contact [email protected] with any questions.