PAECT Board Election Nomination Process is now open!

The Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that the nomination submission process is now open.  Interested candidates for the PAECT Board should fill out all required information and submit by December 15, 2019 for consideration.  To run for election, the candidate must be a current Premium Member in PAECT and a Pennsylvania Resident or physically employed in Pennsylvania.  Candidates may be submitted for only one role per election. 

Deadline for submission of candidates for review is December 15th, 2019. 

 Additional information about the nominees will be sent to all PAECT Members prior to the opening of the election window.

Expectations for each elected Board Officer and Regional Director:

Board members must be willing to make a commitment to attend a minimum of four face-to-face Board meetings a year in addition to virtual online meetings. (Board members are compensated for board expenses, including travel and accommodations to attend regularly scheduled board meetings.) 

Newly elected Board Members shall assume their duties at the first Board Meeting after the PETE&C conference in February 2020. 

By choosing to run for election, a prospective board member understands that a regular part of Board obligations include:

  • Assisting in fundraising by identifying prospective members/donors or personally asking others to make a contribution to PAECT.

  • A commitment to serving in leadership positions, including PAECT committees and activities.

  • Recommending qualified individuals with relevant skills and experience for other volunteer leaders to serve on PAECT’s various committees.

  • Taking advantage of opportunities to enhance the organization’s image by periodically speaking to others about the work of PAECT.


  PAECT Officers and PAECT Regional Directors Roles and Responsibilities

PAECT Officers: 

  • Vice President:
The Vice President shall assist the President in the performance of the President’s duties and shall perform the duties of the President in the President’s absence.  The Vice President shall assume the position of President when the current President's term is finished. 
Term of office: 2 years VP, 2 years President, 2 years Past-President
  • Corresponding Secretary:

The Corresponding Secretary shall be responsible for the delivery of information and notices to the members and board of directors of the corporation and the maintenance of a registry of the addresses of each member and director.

Term of office:  2 years

  • Recording Secretary:

The Recording Secretary shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors and general membership and shall have charge and custody of the records of the Board of Directors and the corporation.

Term of office:  2 years

  • Treasurer:

The Treasurer shall have charge and custody of all the funds of the corporation and shall maintain an accurate accounting system.  The Treasurer also shall prepare and file tax returns and present financial reports to the Board of Directors in such manner as the board of directors may from time to time determine.

Term of office:  2 years

Current President will assume the role of Past President after elections and serve on the Board for two years.

Click here to complete the nomination form.


PAECT Regional Directors:  

The following Regional Director positions are open for nominations:

Southcentral Regional Director
Southeastern Regional Director
Northwest Regional Director
Coordinating Director for Out of State Members

Term of office:  4 years for each Regional Director

Regional Directors shall:

  • Act as a liaison between their Regional Division and the association, lead regional efforts of the association and support the planning and organization of all of the association’s activities subject to the policies and directions of the Board of Directors.
  • Serve for a term of four years and may be re-elected to succeed themselves in their respective Regional Division.
  • Shall be elected by a majority vote of the membership of their respective Regional Division.  (Click here to access a map to determine your PAECT region.)


Click here to complete the nomination form.


We hope that you will nominate yourself or someone else today!  Remember nominations close, December 15th.  

Respectively Submitted,

PAECT Nominations Committee:


Brandon Lutz

Dom Salvucci 

Kerin Steigerwalt


Kristen Albright

Ann Noonen

MaryBeth Hengelbrok

Shirley Campbell

Amy Flynn

Tim Smith



PAECT is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.


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