Nominee List for the Board of Directors

How can I be a LifeRing BOD member?

You may nominate yourself or another person (with their permission, of course) for the Board. It is strongly recommended to identify and submit nominations at least 30 days prior to the Congress. Nominations should be sent by email in advance is strongly recommended and should be submitted at least 30 days prior to the Congress by sending an email with nominee contact information to with the nominee's contact information.

Nominations may be made at the Annual Congress only by delegates present, as outlined in LifeRing Current Bylaws Article 8.2. Board candidates nominated during Congress must meet BOD candidate eligibility requirements and must be in attendance at the Annual Congress. Individuals nominated during Congress are required to provide a written candidate statement that day for inclusion on the Nominee List and in the candidate review process. Nominees unable to meet these requirements will not be eligible for election.

See Eligibility Determination of BOD Nominees and Election Guidelines for more information.

What does the LifeRing Board do?

LifeRing board members act as fiduciaries, guiding the organization toward sustainability and positive growth by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies. They are responsible for ensuring that LifeRing has the necessary resources to advance its mission. Additionally, board members approve the Strategic Plan, appoint LifeRing Officers and Committees, and ensure compliance with legal regulations.

2024 BOD Candidate Statements