From advising on the strategic plan to approving the technical content of STARS, our members play key roles at all levels of AASHE’s work. Contribute your expertise and wisdom by serving as a member of one of our volunteer governance bodies.
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Governance Opportunities

Applications for the AASHE Board of Directors, the Advisory Council and the STARS Steering Committee are now open through Oct. 22.

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  • Advisory Council
    The purpose of the Board of Directors is to advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the general promotion of AASHE. The Board of Directors consists of faculty, students, staff and administrators representing organizational members.

    Term: Three years

    Open Positions: Three (Two will be member elected and one will be appointed)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be employees or students of a current AASHE member organization in good standing. Acceptance of an application does not guarantee the eligibility of a candidate. If at a later point in time, a candidate is found to be ineligible, that candidate will be disqualified.

    Learn more about joining the Board of Directors.

  • Advisory Council
    AASHE’s Advisory Council promotes and supports the organization’s growth and development, and advises staff on complex or specialized matters as well as general programmatic goals. The Advisory Council consists of leaders from higher education, business, nonprofit and government sectors.

    Term: Two years

    Open Positions: Unlimited

    Eligibility: Applicants must be employees or students of a current AASHE member organization in good standing or affiliated with a STARS Partner Organization. Acceptance of an application does not guarantee the eligibility of a candidate. If at a later point in time, a candidate is found to be ineligible, that candidate will be disqualified.

    Learn more about joining the Advisory Council.

  • STARS Steering Committee
    The STARS Steering Committee is responsible for approving changes to STARS credits, new versions of the system and serves in an advisory role on all matters related to STARS. Steering Committee members should possess a deep understanding of AASHE’s mission and the goals of STARS, familiarity with at least one of the content areas covered in STARS, familiarity with rating systems and sustainability indicators, effective communication skills and the ability to be collaborative and work well on a team.

    Term: Three years

    Open Positions: Two

    Eligibility: Applicants must be employees or students of a current AASHE member organization in good standing or affiliated with a STARS Partner Organization. Acceptance of an application does not guarantee the eligibility of a candidate. If at a later point in time, a candidate is found to be ineligible, that candidate will be disqualified.

    Learn more about the STARS Steering Committee.

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