Nominations Are Open for the 2018 DGPO Board of Directors

Deadline February 9, 2018

If you are interested in working with a group of dedicated data governance professionals to advance and influence the profession of data governance and you are willing to dedicate your time and talents to the DGPO we encourage you to consider running for a position on the DGPO board.

Nominations are open for the following positions:

  • VP Professional Development
  • VP Membership
  • Treasurer

Length of term is two years.  See board position descriptions at the end of this email.


Qualifications and requirements

  • Nominees must be active and paid members of the DGPO by Dec. 31, 2017
  • Nominees must be available to attend monthly virtual board meetings in the evening after working hours, and one ‘in person’ board meeting a year. Travel and hotel expenses for the in-person board meeting are paid by the DGPO if they are not financed by the board member’s employer.


Desired Experience

  • Self-motivated
  • Perseverance
  • ‘Can do’ personality
  • Previous non-profit board experience helpful but not required


To submit a nomination for yourself or a member of the DGPO please email the Nomination Committee by midnight Friday, February 9, 2018 and include the following information:

  1. Name of nominee
  2. Nominee’s Company Name
  3. Nominee’s email address
  4. Short Bio (Maximum 200 words)
  5. Board Position the nominee is interested in 6. Reason why you or the person you are nominating wants to be on the DGPO Board (Short statement no longer than a paragraph) 7. Additional information regarding your background/experience that would be beneficial to the position you are interested in (Maximum 250 words)

Nominations close midnight February 9, 2018


VP Professional Development – Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees the strategic direction for data governance content in the Members Only area of the DGPO website
  • Coordinates the development of the “DGPO Data Governance Best Practices Repository”
  • Manages the Annual DGPO Best Practice Award submission and review process


VP Membership – Key Responsibilities

  • Serves as focal point for membership questions.
  • Maintains member database
  • Works with Treasurer on new member applications and annual dues
  • Responsible for the New Member process
  • Responsible for ensuring the privacy of member information.


Treasurer- Key Responsibilities

  • Serves as Chief Financial Officer for the organization
  • Develops organizational annual budget
  • Creates invoices, 1099s and any other forms of required financial documentation as appropriate
  • Produces and presents treasury report quarterly
  • Responsible for organizational financial reporting, federal and state tax filings and required annual reports
  • Responsible for determining and maintaining insurance for the organization
  • Manages organization’s bank accounts, pays invoices and organization bills
  • Collects membership fees and other receivables


For questions or additional information please email The Nominations Committee at