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2020 Election for Board of Directors

2020 Election for Board of Directors

We would like to announce the opening of nominations for the 2020 PODS Association Board of Directors Election. *

The PODS Board of Directors consists of 12 elected members from PODS-member companies who govern the Association. The twelve Board members include nine (9) Operators (voting), and not more than three (3) Service Provider (non-voting). The PODS Board of Directors is  comprised of pipeline industry professionals whose companies support the PODS Association and contribute their employee’s time to Association activities.

Operator Board members serve 2-year terms, and Service Provider Board members serve a maximum of two consecutive 2-year terms. Nominations for the Board are submitted annually to the PODS Secretary. The Board of Directors elects’ officers annually, these include President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The PODS Executive Director, Technical Committee, and other committees report to the Board of Directors.

For the 2020 election, FIVE OPERATOR seats and ONE SERVICE PROVIDER seat will be elected by the PODS membership. Votes are cast for company-members by their designated voter. If you are uncertain about your voting member, please email, Executive Director at: Kathy.mayo@pods.org (We send a separate email to verify voting members).

*Nominations are conducted by interested persons completing the below form link and are due by January 17, 2020.

2020 Election Candidate Form4 fillable (003)


2020 Election for Board of Directors

2020 Election for Board of Directors We would like to announce the opening of nominations for the 2020 PODS Association Board of Directors Election. * The PODS Board of Directors consists of 12 elected members from PODS-member companies who govern the Association. The twelve Board members include nine (9) Operators (voting), and not more than [...] Read More

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