Nomination, Election and Appointment Policy

The Nomination, Election and Appointment Policy establishes the general guidelines and operating procedures that outline the Chapter Board of Directors nomination, election and appointment processes, including responsibilities, the appointment of a Nominating Committee, and nomination, election and appointment protocol. Please refer to the attached form below for Board of Directors guidelines.

2018 Election Nominations

The 24th Annual Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) Region VII Conference will be held May 21-23, 2018 in La Vista, Nebraska..
Each year, in conjunction with the conference, elections are held for Region VII Board of Directors positions whose terms are ending. This year, there will be seven (7) contested positions:



Labor Representative from a Site with a Collective Bargaining Agreement

Contractor/Construction Representative

Director-at-Large #2

Director-at-Large #4

Director-at-Large #6

The Opening Session of the VPPPA Region VII Membership will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd at 8:00am. During that time, nominations from the floor will be accepted (with nominees’ consent) during the meeting. To serve on the Region VII Board, nominees must be a Full or Corporate member in good standing.

The Board of Directors Election will be held on:

  • Tuesday, May 22nd from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 23rd from 8:00am to 10:30am

Voting eligibility is restricted to Full members and Corporate members. Corporate members are eligible to vote only if they are represented by a Region VII Board member and only if the corporate location is within the Region VII geographical area. Each Full member site may cast two votes – one from a management representative and one from a labor representative. No proxy voting is allowed.

Interested Region VII VPPPA BOD candidates shall reference Election Protocols and Election Nomination Forms below. The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, March 24th, 2018.


When Board positions become open, the Board of Directors will appoint qualified individuals to those positions. If you are interested in seeking appointment to any open position, read the Appointment Nomination Form and review the VPPPA Region VII Board of Directors Requirements, Duties, Obligations and Responsibilities. The following information is then required to be submitted:
Review the VPPPA Region VII Board of Directors Requirements, Duties, Obligations and Responsibilities.

(1) A signed Appointment Nomination Form

(2) A signed Appointment Protocol

(3) A signed Background Check Authorization Form (officer candidates only) (link)

(4) A Statement of Qualifications

(5) A Management Letter of Support, signed by the nominee’s company leadership

(6) A personal photo (optional)

All information shall be submitted to the Nominating Committee Chairperson electronically or by federal mail at:
Nominating Committee Chairperson – Bill Turner

7340 W. 21st St. N. Suite 200
Wichita, KS 67205
Phone: 316-721-7072
Fax: 316-773-7005