MSRB NOTICE 2009-03 (JANUARY 7, 2009)

RECOMMENDATIONS REQUESTED FOR BOARD NOMINATIONS

The 2009 Nominating Committee of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board requests recommendations of persons to be considered for five Board positions opening on October 1, 2009.  

The MSRB

The MSRB, established by Congress in 1975, is a self-regulatory organization whose mission is to protect investors and ensure a fair and efficient municipal securities market. 

Membership Requirements

The MSRB is governed by a Board consisting of representatives of securities firms, bank dealers and the public. One of the public members must represent issuers and one must represent investors.

Considerations

When making recommendations, consider the following factors:

  • The MSRB is seeking potential candidates in each of its membership categories: the public, securities firm and bank dealer; and
  • The MSRB considers, among other things, that diversity in the geographic location, size and type of securities firms and bank dealers be represented on the Board

Procedure for Recommending Candidates

1. Submit a nominee recommendation form—available at the link below or by calling (703) 797-6754—containing the following information:

  • Name, business affiliation, business address and telephone number, home address and telephone number and category (bank dealer, securities firm or public representative) of the recommended individual.
  • Educational and professional background of the recommended individual.
  • Proposer's name, business address, telephone number and professional relationship (if any) to the recommended individual.
  • Affiliation (if any) of the individual with any broker, dealer or municipal securities dealer.

2. Submit recommendations no later than March 1, 2009 via email to smajroh@msrb.org or by mail to:

Peter T. Clarke
Chair, Nominating Committee
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
1900 Duke Street, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA  22314-3412

Terms of Present Board Members                 Recommendation Form