2023 – 2025 Board of Advisors Election

Serve on the 2023-2025 Board of Advisors

A global view requires local understanding. Effective standards and resources are developed with practical, on-the-ground insights from industry leaders. This is your chance to demonstrate your expertise and leadership and impact payment security globally. 

The Board of Advisors represents PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Participating Organizations (PO) worldwide to ensure global industry involvement in the development of PCI Security Standards. As strategic leaders, they bring market, geographical and technical insight to PCI SSC plans and projects.

Serving on the PCI SSC Board of Advisors provides a unique opportunity to work with like-minded professionals across various industries to help shape the ongoing development of payment security standards for the future

The 2023–2025 nomination period runs from 1–28 February 2023, followed by the election period from 13–24 March 2023. For more information on the process, review the 2023-2025 PCI SSC Board of Advisors Nomination and Election FAQ below.

Serve on the 2023-2025 Board of Advisors

A global view requires local understanding. Effective standards and resources are developed with practical, on-the-ground insights from industry leaders. This is your chance to demonstrate your expertise and leadership and impact payment security globally. 

The Board of Advisors represents PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Participating Organizations (PO) worldwide to ensure global industry involvement in the development of PCI Security Standards. As strategic leaders, they bring market, geographical and technical insight to PCI SSC plans and projects.

The 2023–2025 nomination period runs from 1–28 February 2023, followed by the election period from 13–24 March 2023. For more information on the process, review the 2023-2025 PCI SSC Board of Advisors Nomination and Election FAQ below.

A global view requires local understanding. Effective standards and resources are developed with practical, on-the-ground insights from industry leaders. Demonstrate your expertise and leadership and impact payment security globally. Serve on the 2023-2025 PCI SSC Board of Advisors.

The 2023–2025 nomination period runs from 1 February 2023 until 28 February 2023, followed by the election period from 13–24 March 2023. For more information on the process, review the 2023-2025 PCI SSC Board of Advisors Nomination and Election FAQ.

Opportunities

Influence

Shape the global industry standards and solutions that deliver practical on-the-ground solutions for protecting payment card data.

Expertise

Provide your industry, regional and technical insight to PCI SSC plans and projects.

Leadership

Represent the nearly 800 global PCI SSC Participating Organizations to ensure global industry involvement in the development of PCI Security Standards.

Responsibilities

  • Two-year commitment
  • Regular conference calls
  • New! Opportunity to vote on new standards and major revisions
  • Attendance at six meetings
  • Engagement in Board-driven initiatives

Board of Advisors FAQ

The Board of Advisors represents PCI Participants and other stakeholders worldwide to ensure global industry involvement in the development of PCI Security Standards. BoA members bring industry, geographical and technical insight to PCI SSC strategy, plans and projects. Specific responsibilities include attendance at meetings, participation in regular conference calls and active engagement in Board-driven initiatives.

Yes. In recognition of the ever-changing needs of the payments industry, the Board of Advisors will be expanding to provide a greater range of input for the Council. It will be comprised of: 

  • Up to 24 Principal Participating Organization Seats
  • 20 Elected Seats
  • 12 appointed seats to provide sector and global coverage 

Priority access is given for up to 24 Board of Advisors Seats to Principal Participating Organizations. These seats are distributed by category: 8 Merchants, 6 Financial Institutions, 6 Vendors, 4 Others. There will be a lottery for oversubscribed categories.

The BoA will have the opportunity to vote on new standards and major revisions to standards prior to their release. 

In order to vote, BoA members must be in good standing—meaning they have regularly attended prior meetings and paid requisite participation fees. For each item they can vote: 

  • Yes (Approve the item)
  • No (Do not approve the item)
  • Abstain (Have no opinion on the item)

 

All Principal and Associate Participating Organizations and
Affiliate Members are invited to nominate and vote for their BoA
representatives via the member portal. The 2023–2025 nomination
period runs from 1–28 February 2023, followed by the election period from 13–24 March 2023.

All PCI SSC Principal and Associate Participating Organizations and Affiliate Members in good standing are eligible to self-nominate and serve on the Board of Advisors. 

Primary contacts at eligible PCI SSC Principal and Associate Participating Organizations and Affiliate Members can self-nominate or nominate another individual from their organization as a candidate for the PCI SSC Board of Advisors. For more information, visit: https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/get_involved/elections. Nominations are submitted through the member portal. For help with login credentials, please contact support@pcisecuritystandards.org

The primary contact for each PCI SSC Principal and Associate Participating Organization and Affiliate Member have login credentials for the member portal, which can be accessed at https://programs.pcissc.org/. For help with login credentials, please contact support@pcisecuritystandards.org.

One Primary Representative and one Alternate Representative may be nominated per PCI SSC Principal or Associate Participating Organization or Affiliate Member. 

The nomination form requires a Primary and Alternate contact from each PCI SSC Principal or Associate Participating Organization or Affiliate Member. The nominated company must also provide information about its organization, how it participates in the payment card industry, and why it should be considered for the PCI SSC Board of Advisors. 

The primary contact at each eligible Principal or Associate Participating Organizations and Affiliate Member organization can submit a ballot for the PCI SSC Board of Advisors election, detailed instructions are available via the member portal. 

The primary contact at each eligible Principal or Associate Participating Organizations and Affiliate Member organization may submit one vote for each of the following categories: 

  • Financial Institutions (four seats)
  • Vendors (six seats)
  • Merchants (six seats)
  • Other (four seats)

Resources

Questions about how the nomination and election process works? Get answers here.

Learn more about the opportunities and benefits of serving on the PCI SSC Board of Advisors.