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At The Enrollment Management Association, we believe that the admission practices of the past will not sustain the independent schools of the future.  Every day, we serve enrollment leaders, increasing their success through the best science, research, and training.  Because when great schools enroll great students, everything is possible.

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About The Enrollment Management Association Board

Note: This information will soon be updated for 2019-20.

The Enrollment Management Association's board of trustees addresses its fiduciary and strategic duties led by the officers and the executive committee. The Association currently has four standing committees – finance, governance, member services, and emerging trends. The full board meets three times a year and has committees meetings via video-conference between board meetings. The board is dedicated to the Association's mission of providing unparalleled leadership and service in meeting the admission assessment and enrollment needs of schools, students, and families.

The Association's board of trustees has full authority over the affairs of a national member association. Specifically, the board of trustees oversees the administration of the Association, provides organizational support for executive leadership, ensures current and proposed programs and services align with the organization’s stated mission and purposes, exercises financial stewardship, approves the annual budget, and sets strategic direction.

Candidate Criteria:

The Enrollment Management Association board of trustees seeks individuals able to commit the time and attention required to provide exceptional service. The board values inclusivity, gender balance, and a diversity of backgrounds. 

Board Selection FAQ

Important Board Meeting Dates:

Board Meetings 2020-21

  • January 30-February 1, 2020, New Orleans, LA
  • June 17 - June 20, 2020, Santa Fe, NM
  • September 22, Chicago IL

To apply for consideration as a member of the board of trustees, please submit a current resume, letter of intent (optional), and LinkedIn profile URL (if applicable) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for applications is Friday, November 1, 2019. You can expect to receive a response from us regarding the status of your application following the review and acceptance process, which will conclude at the end of December 2019.