UCA accepts board applications between August 1 and October 1, prior to the June board meeting during the following year when the new board members being their terms. Board members serve three-year terms, starting in June.
No applications are taken outside of this period and applications from a previous year are discarded at the close of the process.
The UCA Board of Directors Governance Committee reviews all applications received during the application period, sends out notifications by November 1 of interview times, and facilitates the interview process. The UCA Board of Directors selects and votes to approve new members during the December board meeting. New board members begin their terms during the June board meeting of the following year.