Board of Directors.
Dear Prospective Board Member,
Let me start by expressing gratitude for your consideration of serving on the Board. It is with commitments like yours that brings the responsibility of promoting a worthwhile cause to the communities
Please take a few minutes to complete the enclosed board member application and then return it to us either by email. Once we receive your completed application, a representative will be in contact with you in the next few weeks.
Again, thank you for considering a role in our organization and the work we do for the children. If you have any questions, please contact me at either 8047095324 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your time,
The Board of Directors’ 10 Basic Roles and Responsibilities
BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE
The board meets six times throughout the year, which is approximately every other month or when an emergency meeting of the Board is called via zoom or physical meeting.
Board members are required to pay board dues which are $100.00 per year upon appointment and receipt of an official letter of determination
Personal Ethics every Board member must have.
Ability to listen, analyze, think clearly and creatively, and work well with people individually and in a group.
Interest in developing certain skills that you may not possess, such as in cultivating and soliciting funds, cultivating and recruiting board members and other volunteers, reading and understanding financial statements, and learning more about the substantive program area of the organization.
Willingness to prepare for and attend board and committee meetings, ask questions, take responsibility and follow through on a given assignment, contribute personal and financial resources in a generous way according to circumstances, open doors in the community, advocate for the organization, and evaluate oneself.
Possession of honesty, sensitivity to and tolerance of differing views, community-building skills, personal integrity and sense of values, and concern for your nonprofit’s development.