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RESNET®Board of Directors

The RESNET® Board of Directors: Your Organization’s Representatives

The RESNET® Board of Directors is your voice in the Rating Industry.  The RESNET® Board is composed of representatives of certified RESNET® HERS® Raters and RESNET® accredited Providers.  The Board also includes representatives from the industry’s stakeholders including builders, code officials, appraisers, and contractors.

Board members are elected by each category of RESNET®’s membership and serve a term of two years.

The RESNET® Board is composed of the following categories of RESNET® membership and stakeholders:

RESNET® Accredited Rating Providers – 8 seats
Certified RESNET HERS® Raters – 3 seats
Builders – 2 seats
Associate Members – 1 seat
Code Official Organization – 1 seat
Contractor Organization – 1 seat
Appraisal Organization – 1 seat
Water Efficiency Organization – 1 seat

In August 2022 the RESNET® Board of Directors expanded RESNET® membership to all active certified RESNET® HERS® Raters in good standing.  This action provides the opportunity for all HERS® Raters to vote in board elections as well as become candidates representing HERS® Raters in Board elections.

The current members of the RESNET Board of Directors are posted at 2023 RESNET Board of Directors.

The RESNET® Board of Directors provides overall program oversight, sets, and maintains the strategic vision of RESNET®, exercises governance oversight of the organization ensuring that RESNET® has adequate resources to advance its mission.

The specific responsibilities of the RESNET® Board are:

  • Maintain the Strategic Vision of Organization
  • Conduct the Fiduciary Oversight of Organization’s Finances
  • Conduct the Governance Oversight for Compliance of:
    • RESNET® By-Laws
    • Laws and Regulations of IRS and State of California

RESNET® Board Elections

RESNET® holds an online Board election annually in which RESNET®’s members elect their membership category representatives.

RESNET® seeks leaders from its membership to seek election as a Board representative.

Emerging leaders in the HERS® industry are especially welcomed as candidates to reflect the voices of the growing diversity needed in the industry. The Board of Directors provides a vital link to the communities RESNET® serves, and these voices are critical to the future of the industry and our country.

The RESNET® Board meets quarterly with two meetings held virtually and two in-person meetings.

The 2023 RESNET® Board Election voting will be online and the deadline for voting will be Friday, December 22, 2023, 5:00 p.m. Pacific Central Time.

The tenure of the following seats will expire on December 31, 2023:

RESNET® Accredited Provider Representatives – 6 Seats

Certified RESNET HERS® Rater Representative – 1 Seat

Production Builder Representatives – 2 Seats

Water Efficiency Representative – 1 Seat

Contractor Representative – 1 Seat

According to Section 3.03 of the RESNET® By-Laws on the RESNET® Board elections, members of each membership category elect their representatives on the board.

The RESNET® By-Laws provide that the RESNET® Board Executive Committee appoint a Board Nominations Committee that would review candidates for each membership’s consideration and ensure they are eligible to serve on the RESNET® Board.

The RESNET® Board of Directors has adopted procedures for RESNET® Board Elections.  The procedures include the process for nominating candidates to be placed on the ballot and the security and transparency of the vote counting process.  To view the procedures, go to RESNET® Board Election Procedures

Persons interested in being considered by the 2023 Board Election Nominations Committee must complete the application posted at https://www1.resnet.us/vote/application.aspx by October 13, 2023.  The application includes a Statement of Affiliations and Interests for Candidates for the RESNET® Board of Directors and a Candidate Questionnaire that must be completed to be considered.

As part of the application process Board candidates can record a short statement explaining why they should be elected to the RESNET® Board.

As a candidate your membership category RESNET® will give you an opportunity to record a statement of five minutes or less in which you can explain the following:

  • Why are you seeking election to the RESNET® Board of Directors?
  • What do you plan to contribute to the organization?
  • What makes you qualified to be a member of the RESNET® Board of Directors?

Links to each recording will be emailed to all eligible RESNET voters and posted on the 2023 RESNET® Board Election web page and included in all election notifications and the electronic Board ballot.

Please contact Clara Hedrick at clara@resnet.us if you have any questions on this.

It should be also be noted that all communications, including the links to the ballots will be sent by email from election@resnet.us

The following are the timelines for the 2023 RESNET® Board Election:

Call for nominations to be considered as candidates for the RESNET® 2023 Board election – Friday, September 15, 2023

Deadline for Applications including video statements to be a RESNET® Board Candidate- Friday, October 13, 2023

Notification of board candidates determined by the 2023 RESNET® Board Nominations Committee to be eligible to stand for election- Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Deadline for Submitting Petitions to be Independent Nominations- Thursday, November 29, 2023   

Link to Online Ballot E-mailed to Membership from election@resnet.us – Monday, December 4, 2023   

Deadline for Online Voting – Friday December 22, 2023                              

Announcement of Election Results- Friday, December 29, 2023