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Board Elections

Election season is upon us! YPT Seattle is seeking leaders for multiple board positions. This is an excellent opportunity to gain leadership experience, connect with other transportation professionals & enthusiasts, and plan fun events. For those new to the area and the organization, this is a great way to get involved and get integrated into the Seattle transportation community! 


Apply via YPT International by Monday, September 25!

Contact us at if you have any questions about the positions.​ 

To be eligible, you must be a member of YPT. Become a member here or check your membership status here.

Board Position Descriptions

  • Chair: Responsible for day-to-day implementation of the policy and guidelines of the board. The Chair shall preside over Chapter Board meetings and act as chief official representative of YPT-Seattle.

  • Vice Chair: Prepare meeting minutes, keep accurate organization records, safekeep funds, report receipts and account balances, and manage the election process. 

  • Program and Events Chair: Responsible for the coordination and organization of dates, locations, and any necessary materials for YPT Seattle events.

  • Communications Chair: Responsible for the management of graphic content creation, event registration pages, social media, the email newsletter, Slack channel, and the YPT Seattle email account.

  • Membership and Sponsorship Chair: Responsible for the accurate management of memberships through YPT International’s CRM system, and maintain and grow sponsorships for YPT Seattle.

Election Timeline and Term

  • September 25, 2023: Interest Form Submission Deadline

  • October 9, 2023: Election ballots will be sent out to eligible voting Members for all Chapter and International elections.

  • October 23, 2023: Online elections close at 11:59 PM EDT (8:59 PM PT). International and Chapter Board members and nominees will be notified of election results shortly thereafter.

  • November 1, 2023 – December 31, 2023: Board transition period

  • December 31, 2023: 2023 Board term concludes

  • January 1, 2024: New term begins for International and Chapter Boards

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