Call for 2013 SCIP Board Candidates: Be a Leader in the Intelligence Community

When you’re on the board of directors, you’re part of an international volunteer team that establishes SCIP goals, objectives, strategies, and policies. Please consider submitting your name for election to the three open positions on the 2013 SCIP Board. Directors serve 3 year terms, and candidate nominations are open until October 15.

Is Board membership for you?

If you are looking for opportunities for professional development, experience with team building and decision-making, and a way to make a long-term difference in the intelligence community, join the SCIP Board of Directors. Board membership is a great experience that offers many personal and professional rewards.

You’re ready for a board position if you are:

  • Passionate about strategic and competitive intelligence or related disciplines.
  • Interested in contributing to the advancement of the profession.
  • Enthusiastic about discussing and developing new ideas with other exceptional practitioners.
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves and work on projects integral to SCIP’s continued growth and success.
  • Able to actively participate via email and telephone, as well as in-person.

Why get involved?

Board membership provides thoughtful, interesting, and exciting opportunities for both individual and group contributions. Here are several reasons for joining the SCIP Board of Directors:

  1. Achievement. Apply your industry knowledge and experience to lead and drive SCIP’s strategic agenda and champion SCIP’s vision and mission.
  2. Engagement. Be involved in key issues and opportunities that directly affect the strategic and competitive intelligence world.
  3. Connections. Expand your professional networks and collaborate with your peers.
  4. Learn and grow. Develop personal and professional satisfaction from challenging yourself in a new situation, and expanding your opportunity to learn from your peers.

To serve, you must be in your third consecutive year of SCIP membership. To start the nomination process, please download the candidate nomination form, fill it out and send to Bonnie Hohhof at bhohhof@scip.org. Also please read the description of the SCIP Board of Director Role and Expectations.

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About SCIP News
The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), formerly the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, is a global nonprofit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing business knowledge. Our mission is to enhance the success of our members through leadership, education, advocacy, and networking. Specifically, SCIP provides education and networking opportunities for business professionals working in the rapidly growing field of competitive intelligence (the legal and ethical collection and analysis of information regarding the capabilities, vulnerabilities, and intentions of business competitors). Many SCIP members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, or science and technology. Established in 1986, today SCIP has chapters around the world, with individual members in nations around the globe. In addition, SCIP has alliance partnerships with independent affiliate organizations in many countries.

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