Criteria for membership include:
Willingness to serve a three-year term
Willingness to attend two annual meetings per year in Dallas (November and May) and two conference call meetings (August and February).
Willingness to cover travel expenses to attend two Board meetings per year (only applies to members living outside of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex)
The nomination process requires a formal nomination and completed application. Once a nomination is received, SMU Alumni Relations will send the nominee a letter notifying him or her that his or her name was submitted and an Alumni Board Application form. Additional letters of support are recommended, but not mandatory. The nomination deadline is December 31 for consideration for the next year. Once nominated, the individual’s name will remain in rotation for a total of three consecutive years, including the year in which her or she was nominated.