Board of Directors: Call for Candidates

The nomination process is now closed. The deadline to make a nomination was February 2, 2018.
Are you ready to shape the energy storage industry to meet ESA's Vision of 35 GW by 2025?
The Energy Storage Association's (ESA) Nominating Committee is seeking candidates interested in being considered to serve on the Board of Directors. This is a watershed time for both the organization and the industry. After an expansive 2017, the industry is poised for continued growth over the next several years. This incoming set of Board members will serve to ensure that ESA grows in step to realize this potential.
Raise your profile as a key leader in the industry.
We are seeking dynamic candidates that can provide the organization with strategic guidance, plus can commit the time and energy necessary to ensure strategies are executed.
Additionally, the Board desires to increase the diversity of the organization's leadership to reflect the growing breadth of our membership across the storage value chain and the evolution of the energy storage industry.
All interested individuals should review the information provided and complete the candidate questionnaire using the guidance provided below.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be a representative of a Full Member in good standing.
  • Must be willing to fulfill the legal, fiduciary, and financial responsibilities of a Director.
  • Must be able to participate in telephone interviews with the Nominating Committee between February 19 – March 2, 2018.

Please review:  Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards by BoardSource. 

Expected Level of Commitment: 

  • Serve a two-year term beginning in April 2018.
  • Attend bi-monthly Board meeting typically lasting 90 minutes; approximately three in-person Board meetings; monthly Committee meetings lasting 1 hour; and special meetings as called.
  • Active participation in the affairs of the Association, discussions, review of materials, and willingness to serve on or Chair at least one Committee of the Board
  • Additional activities as needed.

Please review: Expectations of an ESA Board Member.

How to Submit Your Candidacy:

  • To submit a nomination, please complete the Candidate Questionnaire by Friday, February 2, 2018 at 12:00PM PST and submit to Becca Dietrich at
  • Confirmation of receipt of your nomination will be provided via email. 
  • Late or incomplete nominations will not be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact either Becca Dietrich, Operations Director, ( at +1-202-293-0537) or Jacqueline DeRosa, Nominating Committee Chair,  (