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Elections to the Board of Directors, 2016-17

The Sejong Society of Washington, D.C., will be holding elections for the 2016-17 Board of Directors!  

The Sejong Society's Board of Directors consists of the following elected positions:

  • President: oversees all operations and manages external relations
  • Vice President: supports all operations and membership
  • Treasurer: manages budget and financial accounts
  • Director of Programming: prepares monthly programs and events
  • Director of Operations: manages internal meetings and conducts data collection/analysis  
  • Director of Public Relations: manages outreach and fundraising efforts
  • Director of Communications: manages website and social media accounts
  • Director of Research: manages research and publication efforts 

In addition, we are seeking at-large Committee members to support the Board.

Instructions for Nomination: 

Please complete the information hereunder and send it to by 5pm, Friday, 30 September 2016, with "2016-17 Board Application" in the subject line.

We will invite applicants to an election on 6pm, Wednesday, 5 October 2016. There, we ask that applicants present a short speech (less than 5 minutes) on their qualifications and interest in representing The Sejong Society. If you are unable to attend the election in person, please record a video of your speech and send it to

  1. Full name
  2. Position(s) of interest (up to 2 positions, but please specify primary interest)
  3. Motivation for candidacy (1 paragraph)
  4. Interest in U.S.-Korea affairs (1 paragraph)
  5. Background/education/occupation (1 paragraph)
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