A letter to the president of the selection board is seen by voting members of the board. You may write to the board president to call attention to any matter that you feel is important and/ relevant to your selection for promotion. The memorandum should be very brief, well-written, and carefully proofread.
A letter to the president of the promotion board is your opportunity to clarify discrepancies in your record. This is not an opportunity to contest evaluation reports or other events that you feel may have been an injustice, nor is it an opportunity to brag about your abilities. In my opinion the following subjects would be appropriate to include in a letter to the President of the Board: