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Board of Directors Nominations

Make a Positive Impact: Submit a Nomination for the JPMA Board of Directors

Those interested in serving on the Board of Directors or those suggesting someone else to serve on the Board of Directors should complete this survey no later than January 5, 2018.*

The 2017 JPMA Board of Directors has made great strides in advancing the industry and takes pride in this year's accomplishments. JPMA initiatives are 100% dedicated to programs that serve the growth and well-being of members. The Board of Directors is charged with creating the strategic vision, goals and priorities for the association.

We invite you to make a positive impact on our industry by submitting your nomination for the JPMA Board of Directors.

Board Tenure & Responsibilities

JPMA will be fulfilling three board seats in 2018 and board terms are three years in length. The following outlines the duties/responsibilities and time requirements for a member to serve on the Board of Directors:

  • To serve/chair committees and/or task groups as requested by the Chairman
  • To review Board materials during the year and in advance of the Board meetings and discussions
  • To act as liaison between the Board and membership of the Association
  • To perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Chairman
  • To attend all Board meetings which includes four Board meetings a year of one to two days in length. Board member direct expenses to travel to meetings are reimbursed up to $600 per meeting.

Board Eligibility

Employees of member companies in good standing are eligible to serve as directors. 12 directors must be representatives of Regular Manufacturing Member companies. One board seat may be held, at the discretion of the nominating committee, by a director who is an employee of an Associate Member company.

JPMA Annual Meeting & Voting

A slate of Board Members and Officers to be voted on by members will be presented at the JPMA Annual Meeting to be held March 20, 2018 in Washington, DC during the JPMA Baby Show. Employees of member companies are invited to the JPMA Annual Meeting. Each regular member of the association shall designate one company representative to vote on behalf of the member. 

*If you have trouble accessing the board candidate survey, copy and paste this link into your web browser: or email Samantha Adams, JPMA's Membership & Operations Associate at

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