Candidate Questionnaire for Non-GMO Project Board and/or Standards Committee
For prospective candidates interested in being considered for appointment to one of the Non-GMO Project's governing bodies
Company/Affiliation (if any)
I am seen as a current expert in the area of business growth and transformation with demonstrated success in leading growth in a complex and evolving industry.
I am seen as a current expert in financial accounting and audit with a CPA designation and/or significant demonstrated experience in providing financial oversight to various organizations.
I am seen as a current expert in risk management with deep experience providing professional advice with respect to enterprise risk management systems.
I am seen as a current expert in entrepreneurial leadership with strong experience building and growing one or more successful business(es).
I am seen as a current expert in law with broad legal experience (private practice or in-house) with a solid understanding of related regulatory laws.
I am seen as a current expert in board governance with significant experience serving on a board of directors in related fields.
I am seen as a current expert in government relations with strong experience within government (political or bureaucratic) at a senior level or in an executive leadership or consulting capacity, with a strong understanding of the workings of government and public policy.
I am seen as a current expert in people and culture with strong experience in a human resources leadership role or expertise providing professional advice with respect to human resources culture and management, as well as compensation.
I am seen as a current expert in food manufacturing with significant experience working on product development and production.
I am seen as a current expert in science or medicine with applied experience in human biology, ecology, genetics, and/or biochemistry.
I am seen as a current expert in agriculture with strong experience farming and/or plant breeding.
I am seen as a current expert in climate change and have helped implement regenerative solutions.
I am seen as a current expert in food retail and have a deep understanding of the current food retail environment.
Contacts & Influence (select all that apply)
Natural Products Brands/Suppliers
Retailers and Distributors
What communities do you identify with?
Which governance body are you interested in serving on?
Board of Directors
Why do you want to serve on the Non-GMO Project Board and/or Standards Committee? What do you hope to get out of your service?
What is your vision for the future of the Non-GMO Project?
Please describe any experience you have with standards, certification, and/or GMOs.
Please describe any past board, committee or group decision-making experience that you have.
How would you rate your level of experience as a Board member?
Very little experience
A lot of experience
Have you ever answered to a Board, and if so in what capacity (what was your role)?
Have you ever held an officer position on a Board? If so, in what role(s), and for which Board(s).
Are you potentially interested in serving as an officer for the Non-GMO Project Board?
Board of Directors = 2 in person retreats/year (1.25 days in a central location), 4 x 2-hour calls/year, 6 x 60-minute committee call roughly every other month (total average time commitment, including prep and committee work, is approximately 4-5 hrs/month total, plus travel time for retreats)
Standards Committee = 6-9 90-minute calls during the Standard Revision process (biannually), plus 4-6 hours of training and technical review time/year; one in-person meeting/year (one day, travel expenses paid)
Do you you have any concerns about your ability to meet the time commitments outlined above?
How long are you interested in serving for? (Board appointments are for a minimum three-year term, with a maximum of 3 terms)
How soon are you available? Do you have any major time constraints in the coming months?
Do you promise to support the Project’s mission of preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices?
Do you attest that you have not been the employee of, nor knowingly maintain any direct interest, financial or otherwise, in organizations that explicitly develop or promote the use of GMOs?
Are you aware of any other potential conflict of interest?
Is there anything else you would like to share?
Any final comments?
Send me a copy of my responses.
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