The Education Market Association is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of member company employees within the educational industry who volunteer their time to guide the future of the Association.
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EDmarket members play an important role in choosing the future leaders of our Association. To become an EDmarket volunteer leader, you may nominate yourself or have another EDmarket member do so for you. Please note that your company’s membership must be in good standing with the association.
All nominations are presented to the Nominating Committee, which must fill a limited number of vacancies from a long list of qualified nominees. The Nominating Committee will compile a slate of candidates based on the nominations received. The Committee members consider many factors when selecting a candidate for each of the positions. Some of the factors considered include:
Lack of past service or experience is not necessarily a drawback, in that many of the nominees are chosen for the fresh perspective that they can bring to their position. Because emphasis is placed on keeping the leadership positions balanced, some otherwise qualified candidates may not be selected. Names not selected for nomination will be placed in a pool of names for member volunteers to be called upon for future service. Please be assured, every member nominated for a position is given serious consideration.
This new slate of nominees will be published in the Winter Issue of Essentials Magazine. The nominees are presented on a ballot during the Annual Business Meeting at the next EDexpo Show. Voting is conducted by ballot, unless the process is
suspended by unanimous vote of those present, in which case a voice vote is taken. Nominations may also be made from the floor at that time.
Board of Directors
|The mission of the Board of Directors is to oversee the programs and activities of all EDmarket committees and councils and make recommendations to the Executive Committee for future guidance to committee and council activities. They shall keep a close watch on new trends and developments which may affect our industry and make suitable recommendations to the Executive Committee for future action.|
Board Member Login Login for members in the Retail/Supplier Sector
Board Member Login Login for members in the Equipment Sector
|Executive Committee Member Login|
|The mission of the Education Market Association Councils is to:
Distribution CouncilDevelops recommendations relating to the distribution, marketing, and control functions of the full-line distributor.
Distribution Council Login
Equipment Manufacturers CouncilDevelops recommendations relating to the distribution, marketing, and control functions of the equipment member.
EM Council Login
Retail Store CouncilDevelops programs and projects to address the needs of EDmarket members with retail stores.
RS Council Login
Suppliers CouncilActs as a voice for member suppliers, provides the show planning committees with ideas and input, and identifies and promotes member services for the supplier segment of the membership.
Suppliers Council Login
Executive CommitteeDecides on Association policies and give final approval for all recommendations from EDmarket leadership groups.
Executive Committee Login
Chairman’s Advisory CommitteeAdvises Chair and selects the JLS Scholarship winners.
CA Committee Login
Finance & Audit CommitteeSubmits the budget for Executive Committee approval and monitors EDmarketâ€™s investment strategies.
FA Committee Login
Independent Manufacturers Representatives Steering CommitteeProvides programs and services that enhance the effectiveness, profitability, and professional image of independent reps.
IMRS Committee Login
Legislative CommitteeMonitors and communicates to the membership government policies, legislative/regulatory issues, and funding opportunities that impact the education marketplace and tests member desire for advocacy.
Legislative Committee Login
Nominating CommitteeReviews nominations selected by members for EDmarket leadership positions and recommends a slate of nominees.
Nominating Committee Login
Show/Event Planning Committees
|The mission on the Show/Event Planning Committees is to:
|EDexpo Planning Committee Login|
|EDspaces Planning Committee Login|