The Board nominates and approves (6) members of good standing to perform the Association’s executive function. By design, the Committee is comprised of (2) manufacturers, (2) distributors, and (2*) manufacturer representatives. Chairperson, Chair-Elect, and Past-Chair seats rotate among the three groups. Remaining at-large seats serve a (1) year term with a second (1) year term option.
Board of Directors
Member companies are encouraged to participate in the Association governance. By design, our Board is comprised of (12) manufacturers, (12) distributors, and (12*) manufacturer representatives. Each is elected to (2) year term with a second (2) year term option. [*at parity]
ECIA has three standing committees reporting directly to the Board of Directors:
The Nominating Committee is tasked with vetting candidates wishing to serve the Association in some leadership capacity. The Past-Chair, Chairperson, and (2) at-large Executive Committee members make up the Committee. The Board remains the ultimate final approver.
The Investment Committee is tasked with fiscal oversight of ECIA assets according to a Board approved policy. Members usually have some experience in finance. The Chair-Elect and (2) at-large Board members make up this Committee.
The Finance Committee is tasked with fiscal oversight of ECIA finances. Reviews and proposes the annual budget, vets proposed changes in revenue sources, recommends capital investments & non-operational expenditures, and reviews audits / tax / filings on behalf of ECIA Board. Members usually have some experience in finance. The ECIA Chair and (1) member minimum from each member group (Distributor, Manufacturer, and Manufacturer’s Rep) make up this Committee.
Authorized Inventory Committee
The Authorized Inventory Committee is currently comprised of the original founding members owing to a unique technical and business process expertise. The ECIAauthorized.com inventory search site is a member only initiative designed to thwart counterfeiting and restore confidence to the authorized supply chain. Distributor participants are fully vetted, adhere to strict inventory listing provisions, and continuously monitored for compliance thus making our site unique in the sale of authorized components.