The Career Development Professionals of Indiana (CDPI) board is a volunteer, non-profit, working and governing body whose purpose is to implement the mission and goals of CDPI.
Each board member is expected to: 1) Prepare for and attend all quarterly board meetings and monthly check-ins2) Attend the spring conference and regional/virtual professional development events3) Actively participate in the goals and initiatives of the board by contributing to decision-making and implementation.
When selecting candidates, the nominating committee considers individuals’ fit for the board role and past involvement in CDPI, overall representation of varying schools, regions of the state, variety of professional roles and specialized skills. While specialized skills, such as financial, legal and public relations, are appreciated, overall skill sets that include enthusiasm, initiative, collaboration, meeting deadlines, and a willingness to become involved, are highly valued.
The board approves a nominated slate of board members, which is then presented to the membership and voted upon during the luncheon business meeting at the spring conference. Terms begin on July 1 and end on June 30.