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Nominations to the Board of Trustees

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Thank you for your interest in serving on the Alabama A&M University Board of Trustees.  As vacancies occur on the Board, public notice will be sent concerning the vacancy and all deadlines associated with submitting nominations.


Currently there are no vacancies waiting to be filled.


General qualifications that should be taken into consideration in determining qualified nominees include, but are not limited to:

  • Prior experience on any profit or non-profit boards, including any expertise in leadership or management of such boards.
  • Professional business experience, including but not limited to degree of involvement in managing a business or other corporate entity.
  • Standing in the community and indicia of public service.
  • Willingness to perform all trustee responsibilities and duties and ability to commit the time necessary to fulfill such responsibilities and duties.
  • Knowledge of the respective roles of the Board of Trustees and operation of a university.
  • Personal integrity, character, intelligence, and ability to work well with others.
  • Diversity with respect to residence, race, gender and ethnicity.




Applicants must provide the following:


Electronic documents should be submitted in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.




Open the Nominee Application and save it to your computer. After completing the application, submit it along with the other application materials by the deadline set out in the public notice by one of the following means:


(1) E-mail: 


(2) or Mail: 

    Board of Trustees Nominating Committee

    P.O. Box 18248

    Huntsville, Alabama 35804-8248


*If submitting your application by mail, all materials must be postmarked by the deadline or your application will not be considered.


After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation e-mail within two business days. If you do not, call (256) 518-3607 to verify your application was received.