If you're interested on serving on any of these committees, or would like more information about them, please contact us.
The Governance Team is one of the most influential standing committees of the board. TheGovernance team provides recruiting, orienting new board members and ensures that the board is correctly constituted and run, well-informed, inspired, and effective. This team serves as the thermometer to measure engagement and the continued development of the board. The main roles and responsibility are the following: study the current composition of the board of directors to determine current skills and experience; identify skills and experience needed on the board; recruit members to serve as members of the board and develop a slate of directors for consideration. Review annually the procedure for board recruitment; develop an orientation and ongoing training plan for new board members and assist in the planning of the annual board retreat; conduct an annual board self-evaluation; submit objectives as part of the planning and budgeting process. The team will consist of 2 – 5 board members and/or advisory members. The chair of the governance will be the Board Chair.
Resource Development Team
The Resource Development Team provides leadership and management for direction, planning, and execution of fundraising and development related activities. The Team will establish meaningful donor-investor relationships by developing and implementing strategic plans, providing leadership and guidance for staff and volunteers, planning, developing and executing strategies for obtaining private donations; identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects (individuals, corporations and foundations). Provide for on-going promotion of planned giving opportunities; overseeing, managing and/or planning advancement events. The team will consist of 2 – 5 board members and/or advisory members. The chair candidates are nominated and voted on the committee members.
Marketing and Public Relations
The Marketing Team provides overall marketing and strategic planning programs, and corporate communications. Facilitate investor development through promotions and marketing programs. The Team shall design, implement, and facilitate annual marketing plan, administer the marketing budget; help coordinate special events. Oversee corporate communications activities including: external communications, internal communications, and public relations efforts. The team will consist of 2 – 5 board members and/or advisory members. The chair candidates are nominated and voted on the committee members.
Finance Team is to act as an advisor and monitor and responsible to the Board for oversight of the budget, income and expenditures of the organization; monitor any short, intermediate, and long-term investments; advise the Board concerning the appropriate amount of money that should be available annually to meet the organizations charitable purposes; assist the Executive Director in developing an annual budget and ensuring that the operations are conducted pursuant to it. The team will consist of 2 – 5 board members and/or advisory members. The chair will be the Board Treasurer.
Community Impact Team
The Community Impact Team aspires to achieve lasting community change on the most pressing human and social issues facing our community. The Team guides strategies and invests resources to achieve established community priorities, while also guiding the ongoing development of the priorities themselves; to ensure they remain relevant and responsive to our community; actively seeks partners to implement activities and measures results to ensure efficacy. Volunteers are recruited from non-profits, public and private sectors.
Ad Hoc Teams as needed