The Trusteeship

Membership Criteria

There is no limit to how many qualified women each of us may nominate. Nominees must meet all the following requirements:

 
I. ACHIEVEMENT, IMPACT, INFLUENCE, LEADERSHIP:
  1. Preeminence in their field, industry, profession, organization, company, or firm.    
  2. Significant portfolio of responsibilities, and decision-making authority. 
  3. Active in their profession with a record of success in their current role. 
  4. Highly respected and recognized as an impactful and/or visionary leader.   
  5. In the top position in their organization.
 
II. SPHERE OF INFLUENCE OUTSIDE THEIR OWN JOB, INDUSTRY, OR PROFESSION:
  1. Significant influence, involvement, prestige outside their specific professional community, such as board service. 
  2. Leadership roles in community organizations – local, national, and/or global.
  3. Respected and recognized as a thought leader in their involvements.
 
III. IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS: DIVERSITY AND PROFESSIONAL DIVERSIFICATION:
  1. Achieving a diverse membership is a high priority – profession and industry, interests, race and ethnicity, cultural background, and of special focus, women age 50 and below, and women of color. We seek to have 50% of new members age 50 or under.
  2. Additionally, we ask for nominations in the less represented sectors of:

“The Trusteeship has introduced me to great role models, lent encouragement when needed, and challenges us to be better. The unique experiences, conversations, and shared stories keep The Trusteeship an integral part of my life.”

– Melinda