Call for Nominations - ADC National Board of Directors

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is seeking nominations for two (2) board positions in the upcoming ADC National Board of Directors elections. Members who are able to strengthen ADC's grassroots, broaden the membership base, assist in raising funds, and expand the organization are encouraged to nominate themselves. Board members shall be elected for a three (3) year term beginning in June 2013. The terms of office shall be staggered so that a maximum of one-third (1/3) of the board can stand for election each year.

Nomination Criteria


  1. Nominee must be an ADC member in good standing (with dues paid for the year)
  2. Nominee must adhere to the mission, objectives, and goals of the ADC

Strongly recommended:

  1. Experience and knowledge in fund raising and non-profit management
  2. Endorsement by local ADC chapter (where one exists)
  3. Endorsement by two (2) local members

To nominate someone for the Board, please submit the following to ADC:

  • Name of person submitting the nomination and contact information (phone, address, and email)
  • Name of person to be nominated for the National Board of Directors (or self), plus contact information (phone, address, and email)
  • A biographical sketch and resume of the nominee (no more than one page)
  • A one page letter explaining why your nominee should be chosen
  • Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least two other ADC members in good standing who endorse the nominee
  • A one page statement signed by the nominee indicating their willingness to serve if elected and outlining their vision for ADC

All nominations must be received by March 15, 2013 via mail to:

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Attn: Nominations and Elections Committee
1990 M Street, NW Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036

The Nominations and Elections Committee is tasked with ensuring that all candidates are well-respected members of the Arab American community, are ADC members in good standing, and are committed to furthering the mission of ADC. ADC is an organization that needs to grow and expand its base of support. As with all nonprofit organizations, it falls to the members of the Board of Directors to secure the budget they earmark for the organization. Candidates for the board election must be capable of seriously contributing to this effort.