Call for WHF/WHFF Board Nominations

Interested in gaining board experience with a prominent inside-the-beltway housing and finance organization while contributing to an excellent cause?

Want an opportunity to promote the missions of Women in Housing and Finance (WHF) and the WHF Foundation (WHFF) and engage in highly rewarding work alongside other senior housing and financial services professionals?

WHF and the WHFF are now seeking nominations for both boards for 2018 – 2020 in positions serving as board director and board officers for 2018 - 2019. Each month, WHF and WHFF directors and officers participate in a number of activities and contribute to the success of programs and projects by participating in committees, helping to organize events, and providing leadership and input.   

Specifically, as a board director of either WHF or WHFF, you would share responsibility for the programs and fiscal integrity of the organization, including helping to plan and promote topical programs and opportunities in housing, financial services, professional enrichment, and leadership enhancement. A director will participate in monthly meetings of the board of directors as well as attend major events of the organization. As an officer of either WHF or WHFF, you would have individual responsibilities and contribute to the strategic planning and implementation of the organization’s operations.  

If you are an active member in good standing of WHF for at least one year, or know of a good candidate, please contact Martha.Clarke@occ.treas.gov for more information.

No later than April 30, 2018, please provide the following information to Andrew Luckett at whf@whfdc.org (with the email subject WHF/WHFF Board Candidate) and include:

  • Candidate Name
  • Title/Company
  • Interested in WHF or WHFF and any particular role or position
  • Description of activity/history with WHF/WHFF, including whether you have been a WHF member for at least a year
  • Committees/programs of interest and relevant skills/experience
  • Ability to devote time and effort to WHF/WHFF and attend board meetings and events
  • Area of specialty
  • Interest in or ability to expand or retain membership or connect with potential organization partners or supporters
  • Area of strong housing and finance contacts
  • How you might add diversity to the leadership
  • Phone/Email

Open elected positions include: 4 WHF Directors, 2 WHFF Directors, WHF Secretary, and WHF Vice President. Additional board seats and officer positions are open and reserved for appointment by the incoming WHF President. WHF and WHFF directors serve two-year terms, and officers serve one-year terms.  The new boards will be announced and begin their terms at the WHF/WHFF Annual Meeting in June 2018.

For more information about roles and responsibilities of the WHF and WHF director and officer positions, please click here.

The Nominating Committee will contact you to discuss your submission soon.

Don't miss this exciting opportunity!