A member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors is selected to hold the position based on his/her commitment to the University of Montana and to the goals of the Alumni Association, and their distinguished personal and/or vocational achievement. Other desired qualifications include the ability to motivate individual members and committees; proven leadership in other organizations, associations, or clubs; the ability to set and achieve goals and objectives and to work as a team player. Directors will be representative of the diversity of the Alumni Association membership. All persons who are eligible for designation alumna/alumnus of the University of Montana and who are dues-payers of the Association are eligible for consideration.
Each year, UMAA accepts nominations/applications to the Board of Directors. Interested individuals may submit a letter of interest and resume/CV. The nomination/application is submitted to the Office of Alumni Relations and Alumni Association for consideration by the Governance committee. New directors are selected during the spring Board meeting.