Becoming an Upsilon Leader

Each Spring, Upsilon Chapter holds elections for positions on its Board of Directors as well as its Governance and Leadership Succession Committees. Board and Committee members, if elected, then serve a two-year term, with the exception of the President-Elect, who serves a one-year term as President-Elect and then transitions to the role of President for a two-year term. The positions are elected as follows:

  • Odd-numbered years (e.g., 2019)
    • President-Elect
    • Treasurer
    • Counselor
    • Governance Committee - 1 position
    • Leadership Succession Committee - 2 positions
  • Even-numbered years (e.g., 2020)
    • Vice President
    • Secretary
    • Counselor
    • Governance Committee - 2 positions
    • Leadership Succession Committee - 1 position

Descriptions of Board positions and committees are provided in the following document:

STTI Description of Board Positions and Committees


Our 2019 election cycle is complete. Upsilon congratulates the following newly elected Board members:

  • Treasurer - Jeanette Raymond
  • Counselor - Michele Crespo Fierro
  • Governance Committee - Karla Rodriguez
  • Leadership Succession Committee - Susie Park, Minjae Kim 


Our 2020 call for nominations will go out in March 2020 with nominations due in April 2020. Elections will begin mid April with results reported early May. . We will be holding elections for the following positions in 2020:

  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Counselor
  • Governance Committee (1 position)
  • Leadership Succession Committee (2 positions)

Newly elected leaders will be expected to attend a transition meeting on June 24, 2020 (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm) and will take office on July 1, 2020.