Do you know someone interested in foreign affairs, global issues, international relations, and their connection to the local community? Do you know someone who has spent time overseas or whose work in the business sector, higher education, nonprofit organizations, community programs, or other initiatives engages people across countries and cultures? Do you know someone who knows the incredible people and places and organizations of Kansas City and wants to contribute to meaningful conversations about international topics and their local relevance? Are you, perhaps, that person? We’d love to hear from you!
Call for Nominations
The International Relations Council (IRC) is currently accepting nominations for its 2020 board of directors. Board members serve a three-year term, starting January 1, and are eligible for re-election to a second three-year term. Nominations must be received by Friday, September 27, 2019.
All submitted nominations are reviewed by the nominations committee, and successful candidates are contacted by the committee to be considered for approval by the full board. The selection of the best candidates is driven by the desire to ensure that the board is comprised of engaged members who bring a range of essential skills and experiences and reflect the organization's international focus.
Click here to learn about our current board of directors. We are looking for board members who represent our greater community and share our passion for discussing perspectives, exploring international topics, and opening the world to Kansas City.
About the International Relations Council
A Kansas City nonprofit organization and a member of the World Affairs Councils of America, the International Relations Council (IRC) works in partnership with businesses, universities, community organizations, and K-12 schools to bring a global perspective to our community. We bring world leaders and dignitaries to the metro region, host forums for high-school students to interact with and learn from foreign-policy experts, and create opportunities for area business leaders to strengthen relationships abroad. We believe that by promoting global awareness and understanding, we support and strengthen our community.
Please email your nomination statement no later than Friday, September 27, to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Board Nomination" in the subject line. You are most welcome to contact us if you have questions about the process: 816-423-2632.
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