Call for Nominations: Board of Directors

Members of the HSPA Board of Directors play an integral role in the direction and vision of the Association. Nominations for the upcoming Board of Directors election were due by November 30, 2021, and are now closed.


2023 Leadership Positions

In 2023, HSPA will be filling the following leadership positions:

President-Elect: The President-Elect will serve consecutive one-year terms as President, President-Elect, and Past President:

    • President-Elect (2023–2024)
    • President (2024–2025)
    • Past-President (2025–2026).

Directors: Three Directors will serve a two-year term (2023-2025).

Nomination Process

Individuals who accept the nominations will be asked to submit information outlining their professional experience and demonstrated activity with the Association (see criteria for eligibility below). All nominations and any information collected as part of the nominating process are strictly confidential.

Upon careful review of submitted materials, the HSPA Nominating Committee will select the candidates who will be added to the official ballot. The election will take place in the spring of 2023.

Qualifications to Serve

Each elected member of the Board of Directors shall be subject to the following minimum qualifications while serving on the Board of Directors:

  1. Membership in the Association. Each member of the Board of Directors must be an active member of the Association in good standing for at least one (1) year and must maintain that status throughout his/her term in office.
  2. Employment requirement. Each member of the Board of Directors must be employed by a healthcare facility.
  3. Certification requirement. Each member of the Board of Directors must hold and maintain CRCST certification throughout his/her term of office.
  4. President-Elect. For the office of President-Elect, a candidate must have served on the Board of Directors.

In addition to the minimum qualifications listed above, the Nominating Committee will also consider the following skills and attributes when selecting candidates:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the Association and willingness to support the mission and vision of the Association
  • Activities/involvement with the Association, and/or other contributions made to the Association
  • Association chapter involvement
  • Education (including certifications held)
  • Demonstrated Sterile Processing experience
  • Special skills or knowledge, or particularly notable accomplishments

This commitment to advancing Sterile Processing (SP) knowledge, skill sets and professionalism is why over 40,000 members and certification holders rely on HSPA to keep them sharp, focused and abreast of the very latest standards, best practices and technological advancements impacting the SP profession.