GEO's Board of Directors is responsible for the oversight and governance of GEO as well as ensuring that the necessary resources are in place to provide for the longevity of the organization. The Board consists solely of volunteer members and is open to representatives from all membership constituencies (corporate issuers, service providers, advisors, academia and government representatives). GEO is fortunate that our board members are some of the most accomplished professionals in the global employee share plan and executive compensation communities. Any member interested in becoming a Board Member is eligible and encouraged to run. However, no more than two (2) elected individuals on the Board of Directors can represent the same organization as long as these individuals have their primary workplace in different continents at the time of their election. This limitation is exclusive of Board Member's serving in appointed positions, as well as in the role of co-Chair of any of GEO's Advisory Councils. Elected and appointed directors will assume their positions on 1 July of each year.
Visit our Board of Directors page for further information on the current members of the GEO Board of Directors.
GEO accepts nominations directly from member interested in joining the Board during the nomination window which is open 30 days before elections. You are required to nominate yourself for a Board position. You will need to supply the following information:
As a GEO Board member, you are required to commit to the necessary time and resources to fulfill the role as well as to attending two in-person Board meetings, held in either the U.S. or Europe. If you cannot commit to the time and expense associated with this travel, please notify us. We have many other volunteer positions available that may suit your circumstances better.
All GEO members of record on 31 May of the election year are eligible to vote via the GEO website.
In accordance with the bylaws of the Global Equity Organization, elections are governed by the following rules: