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 is a wonderful refuge — a place to go that is safe, nurturing and supportive. A place where you can suspend time — where the pressures and demands of your daily routine become secondary to the sharing of confidences and passions with women that walk similar paths and know your challenges and triumphs.”

– Rita