The Leadership Program provides opportunities within our organization to develop into an industry leader.
Members earn leadership credit by serving as a chapter officer, or on the national Board of Directors or Advisory Council.
To apply for a leadership position, please click here.
Each chapter has seven standard officers positions. For an overview of the roles and responsibilities of each position, please click here. Before submitting an Officer Application, please contact your chapter to verify which positions, if any, are available.
To be eligible to serve on the national Board of Directors, one must be a current student member or alum of SEPA. We recommend being an active member for a semester or more before applying. Chapter Presidents are discouraged from applying until their term is complete. The application to serve on the Board of Directors becomes available on March 1st and the deadline to apply is March 31st. Interviews are conducted the first two weeks of April, followed by training and transition. The incoming Board of Directors is announced on May 1st and officially commences their one-year term; May to May. The commitment is two hours per week, excluding major holidays and exam times.
To be eligible to serve on the national Advisory Council, one must be an event professional with ten or more years of experience. The application to serve on the Advisory Council becomes available on November 1st and the deadline to apply is November 31st. Interviews are conducted starting December 1st. The incoming Advisory Council is announced on January 1st and officially commences their two-year term.
Information coming soon.