Author Archives: Julie England

Corporate directors
Leadership Growth

Step 7 of 8 to Join a Board of Directors: Corporate Directors Groups

Join a Professional Corporate Directors Group In prior steps we discussed your experiences and capabilities and the people you know who have access. In this step, we tap into professional groups that leverage the power of numbers and invest in governance research. Early in your process, find a local corporate directors… Read More
  • Julie England |
  • June 14, 2017
corporate governance education
Leadership Growth

Step 6 of 8 to Join a Board of Directors: Corporate Governance Education

Nurture and support yourself during this time of change as you transition to your first board of director’s seat. You’re going to be a director of a company; you may need more information for this new role or become more current with regulations and governance trends. Commit to investing in… Read More
  • Julie England |
  • May 26, 2017
Foster Relationships
Personal Growth

Step 5 of 8 to Join a Board of Directors: Foster Relationships

In our continuing series about finding a seat on a board of directors, we now discuss networking with an intention. Yes, you will also be doing the common networking at business functions. It is useful. It allows you to practice expressing your intentions and focusing your language to express it as… Read More
  • Julie England |
  • April 11, 2017
executive search
Personal Growth

Step 4 of 8 to Join a Board of Directors: Reach Out to Executive Search

As we said in Step 3: Your strategic Target Twelve are the most important relationships you want to kindle in your quest. “Susan Stautberg, co-founder of a membership group called WomenCorporateDirectors, said upping the number of female directors will take a combination of outspoken CEOs raising the issue's profile, active… Read More
  • Julie England |
  • March 8, 2017
strategic relationships
Personal Growth

Step 3 of 8 to Join a Board of Directors: Connect with 12 Strategic Colleagues

Julie continues her series on Steps for Women to Join a Board of Directors with Step 3. The People Process Finding a board seat is a people process in which you need to leverage your strategic relationships. Most people think of networking to facilitate their search for a board of… Read More
  • Julie England |
  • February 7, 2017
Resume for Board of Directors
Personal Growth

Steps for Women to Join a Board of Directors: Step 2 of 8

Want to be a candidate to join a board of directors? Step 2: Write a board bio or resume for board of directors focused on your board positions and work experience. In one to two pages, summarize your work on boards (non-profit organizations, NGOs or for-profit companies) and current corporate work… Read More
  • Julie England |
  • December 28, 2016
join a board of directors
Personal Growth

Steps for Women to Join a Board of Directors: Step 1 of 8

You may want to join a board of directors at a publicly or privately-held company. Here is the first of eight steps you can take to go from idea to action. The growing media coverage of women sitting on boards of directors in the United States and in Europe has… Read More
  • Julie England |
  • November 21, 2016

About Julie England

Julie England

Julie S. England serves on the board of directors of global electronics companies. Prior to her retirement in 2009, she served in various capacities with Texas Instruments Inc., most recently as Vice President and General Manager of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) division. She also served as Vice President of its microprocessor division from 1998 to 2004 and as Vice President of Quality for the Semiconductor Group from 1994 to 1998. Ms. England is an experienced independent corporate director serving on both private and public companies in the USA and Europe. She is currently serving on the Board of Trustees of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and the North Texas Chapter of the National Association of Directors. Ms. England holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and graduate studies in business from Texas Tech University complemented with executive education at Harvard University and Stanford University.