2021 Executive Board Nominations
The DEC Executive Board is seeking nominations for three Executive Board positions starting July 1, 2021. In response to the uncertainty surrounding us right now, the DEC Executive Board has decided to extend the deadline for nomination packet submissions from May 15 at 11:59 EDT to July 1, 2020. We look forward to your application. 

Download the Full Call for Nominations           Download the 2021 Board Nominations Packet

Available Positions:

1)  Vice President 

2)  Member-at-Large

3) Treasure


The DEC Executive Board utilizes a structure of Policy Governance. The DEC Executive Board focuses their time and effort on ensuring accountability of the organization to fulfill its organizational purposes.​ All DEC Executive Board members contribute a minimum of 100 hours of their time annually and commit to the following responsibilities:

  • Linking with DEC members to get and give information so the Board can best represent DEC members, and members can be well informed about the Board’s work.

  • Establishing written policies that reflect DEC’s mission and values and serve to guide strategically the direction of the organization, manage organizational risk, and meet the board’s fiduciary responsibility.

  • Monitoring policies to ensure identified outcomes are being achieved and organizational risk is minimized.


Additional Board responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Preparing for and participating in all Board meetings.

  • Traveling to and attending all face-to-face Board meetings and other required activities at the DEC and CEC annual conferences (approximately 7 days a year).

  • Serving on Board committees.

  • Acting as a liaison for DEC initiatives as assigned (committees)


If you have questions about the 2021 DEC Executive Board Call for Nominations, please email Amanda Quesenberry at aquesen@ilstu.edu