- Commit to running no later than June 1 of the year in which you wish to be a candidate and communicate that information to the MHSAA office at (717) 520-2045 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- You must be a dues-paying Association member to be on the MHSAA Board.
- Be sure that your personal/professional schedule allows you to commit to the meeting schedule. You are expected to attend 90% of the meetings in person or by phone. Most of the meetings take place on Sundays; however, pending student-related activities, there are occasionally Friday and Saturday meetings as well. A meeting schedule for the entire year is published at the beginning of each year. Meetings of the Board of Directors take place in Hershey, Pa. (Derry Township) and other places as are approved by the Board of Directors for one or more particular meetings.
- Be aware that you will be required to serve on one or more committees and that a great deal of the Association work is done during those committee meetings. Committees generally meet by phone, butmay on occasion be required to meet at locations in and around Hershey. Board members may volunteer for committees, but are not guaranteed selection to their preferred committee.
Section Two. Eligibility for Directors.
Any life, regular, and one honorary member of the Association who has not been convicted in any court of competent jurisdiction of any crime involving the abuse and/or harm to any child and who is not currently serving any sentence, probation or otherwise, for a conviction of a felony crime, shall be eligible to serve on the board of directors so long as they have not served in three (3) consecutive terms as set forth in Section Four of this Article V. The only honorary member that shall be eligible to serve on the board of directors shall be the elected chapter representative from the honorary chapter. Chapter representatives shall be exempted from the three (3) consecutive terms portion of this eligibility requirement.