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YETI Board Application 2022-2023

Step 1: Information
 
 Please note that the links on the form below will open in this browser window, and all of the information you have entered on this form will be lost. We therefore recommend that you right-click any links to open them in a new window. 

Application Due Date
  • You must complete this application no later than Thursday, May 12.
  • Applications received later than this may not be accepted.
  • If you have questions, please be in touch with Sarah Stein (203-913-5915).
Election Date
  • Current 7th Grade applicants do not need to attend elections, but they are welcome to do so.
  • Elections will take place during the Academy for all current 8th-11th Grade applicants on Sunday, May 15, from 5:00-7:00pm at the Academy. Graduating seniors may also attend and vote for the next generation of leaders.
  • If you are unable to join in person, please be in touch with Sarah Stein (203-913-5915).
Requirements
  • All Executive and General Board candidates must be registered for the 2022-2023 Academy in 8th-12th Grade in order to secure their elected position.
  • All Executive Board candidates must have previously served on the General or Executive Board.
  • All candidates for President must be in 11th Grade during their term, so only current 10th graders may apply.

Step 2: Positions

Detailed Descriptions
  • Visit www.tinyc.org/yetiboard to read about the available positions (We suggest right-clicking on the link above to open in a new window.)
  • Please note that even though you are indicating interest in multiple positions, each Board Member may only hold one position
Executive Board
  • Rank the two Executive Board positions you are interested in running for in the Election
  • If you are not elected to either of those positions, you will be slated in the General Board, so also rank the three General Board positions you are interested in holding
General Board
  • Rank the three positions you are interested in holding
  • Positions will be slated (assigned by staff) after the Executive Board Election
  • All candidates will receive a position
Note that you must be a Junior during your Presidency, so only current Sophomores may run
Note that you must be a Junior during your Presidency, so only current Sophomores may run

Step 3: The Application

Short Answer Responses
  • To ensure that you are giving appropriate consideration to the level of commitment and responsibility that is expected of YETI Board members, and to be sure that you have the skill-set and qualifications which will be required in your role as an officer, please respond to the following questions.
  • Suggested responses should be about a paragraph, but you are welcome to write as much as you would like.
  • Responses will be shared with voters in advance of the election.
Speech
  • Prepare a short speech that you will present at Elections
  • Speeches can be based on some of your responses below
  • If you're applying for the Executive Board: prepare a one-minute speech explaining why the group should vote for you for your indicated positions
  • If you're applying for the General Board: prepare a 30-second speech explaining why you're choosing to hold this leadership position
I certify that all of my responses to the above questions are honest and sincere to the best of my ability. They come from my heart and represent my truest and most authentic self. I understand that there are no "correct" responses and that the thoughts I have shared will be used only by my peers to assess my capacity for effectiveness in the role(s) in which I have expressed my interest.

I certify that all of my responses to the above questions are honest and sincere to the best of my ability. They come from my heart and represent my truest and most authentic self. I understand that there are no "correct" responses and that the thoughts I have shared will be used only by my peers to assess my capacity for effectiveness in the role(s) in which I have expressed my interest.
Step 4: The Brit (Agreement)
 
Visit www.tinyc.org/yetiboardbrit to read the terms you are committing to by joining the YETI Board

We suggest right-clicking on the link above to open in a new window.

 

Step 5: Logistics
You can upload a maximum of 1 files.
Photo should be just of you. A selfie is fine!


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