University District Board of Directors' Application

Submittal Deadline: Friday, October 13 by 9:00am Pacific

Thank you for your interest in applying for a University District board of directors position. We currently have the following elected director positions open:
1.    Commercial Development - Three-year term, January 1, 2018-December 31, 2020
2.    Transportation - Three-year term, January 1, 2018-December 31, 2020
3.    At large - Three-year term, January 1, 2018-December 31, 2020
4.    Small business - Three-year term, January 1, 2018-December 31, 2020 
​5.    Real estate - Three-year term, January 1, 2018-December 31, 2020 
Directors will be selected in part according to their demonstrated level of engagement with the University District and the additional skills, perspectives and resources they bring to the board (e.g., experience with medical business or financial institutions).

Elected directors may serve two consecutive, three-year terms.
University District directors serve on two boards: the non-profit University District Development Association (UDDA) board and the University District Public Development Authority (UDPDA) board. Please note that the latter organization’s meetings are subject to the state’s Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act. For more information, see
Our directors are required to attend monthly board meetings (typically the first Tuesday of the month, from 2:00pm-4:00pm), participate on board committees, provide access to direct or in-kind resources, and abide by the board Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Policies.
To be considered for an open board seat, please complete and submit the application below by Friday, October 13 at 9:00am. Note that pursuant to the state's Public Records Act (RCW 42.56), applications submitted for board positions are public records and may be subject to public disclosure.

We will acknowledge receipt of your application via email.

No advance information regarding the status of your application will be provided prior to November 7, at which time the board plans to vote on the positions. After the meeting, we will contact all applicants regarding the board’s decision and also post the newly elected members' names on our website

Newly elected members will be asked to attend the University District annual board retreat on Tuesday, December 5.
Again, thank you so much for your interest in a leadership and service role with The University District.


* 1.
Applicant name

* 2. Primary phone
* 3. Secondary phone
* 4. Email
* 5. Are you a property or business owner in the University District? If yes, for how long?
* 6. College/University and degree(s) earned:
* 7. Present or last employer, position and dates:
* 8. Please identify one personal and one professional reference qualified to comment on your capabilities.
·         Personal reference/relationship/email and phone
·         Professional reference/relationship/email and phone
* 9. Please identify which board position you are applying for (you may select more than one if pertinent to your situation):
Additional comments are welcome
* 10. Why do you seek this position? What are your qualifications to serve?
* 11. What committee or board experience have you had in the past?
* 12. What other committees or boards do you currently serve on and when do those commitments expire?
* 13. What leadership experience could you bring to the University District Board?
* 14. Would your appointment to this position create a conflict of interest or an appearance of a conflict of interest? Please describe.
* 15. What do you feel you can contribute to the community that may not be evident from information already furnished on this application?
* 16. Based on your understanding of the responsibilities, how much time are you willing to devote to the University District Board?
* 17. Any other comments you would like to add?
18. I CERTIFY UNDER OATH that I have read and understand all questions and statements contained in this application, further, that all statements I have made herein are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.
19. I also certify that I understand applications submitted for board positions are public records and may be subject to public disclosure.