The Educational Theatre Association Nominating Committee is accepting applications from prospective candidates for positions on the EdTA Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee will select a slate of candidates for two board director positions for an election that will be conducted online beginning January 15, 2020, and concluding March 1, 2020. Any EdTA professional member, including Thespian troupe directors, is eligible to stand for election by filing a candidate vita form with the Nominating Committee. The Committee has been instructed by the board to seek two to four candidates for each of the two open seats. “The EdTA Board invites leaders who want to progress the mission of the Association and promote the growth of our organization,” EdTA Board President Gai Laing Jones said. “EdTA Board elected and appointed members are volunteers who set policy to benefit our students, theatre educators, theatre artists, and supporters. My hope is that you will consider this commitment.” The filing deadline for all candidate vita forms is September 30, 2019 at 11:59 am PT. The Board director positions have three-year terms and will take office on July 1, 2020. The Nominating Committee is chaired by board Past President Debbie Corbin. Members include board Vice President Scott Wilson; Georgia Chapter Director Paul Hampton; Massachusetts Chapter Director Jessica Harms; members-at-large Jeff Hall of Portland, Oregon; Jim Hoare of New York, New York; Executive Director Julie Cohen Theobald (non-voting); and Chief Relationship Officer Hans Weichhart (non-voting). President Gai Laing Jones is an ex officio member.