Board Member Job description
Purpose: To serve as a voting member, to develop policies, procedures and regulations to govern the operations of the Eastside Neighborhood Association, to monitor the finances, programs and performance of the organization.
Term: Two years, expiring in June
Expected meeting Attendance:
Regularly attend scheduled meetings (about 11/yr)
Attend meetings of committee, if appointed.
Attend board retreats, planning sessions, and board development workshops
Attend and participate in special events
Obligations of the Board:
Hire, fire, supervise and evaluate the administrator
Secure adequate funds
Maintain, update and monitor strategic plans
Advocate on behalf of the organization and Eastside residents
Attend meetings and show commitment to board activities
Be well informed and prepared for meetings
Contribute skills, knowledge and experience, when appropriate
Listen respectfully to other viewpoints
Educate yourself about the needs of the people which the organization serves (eastside residents)
Show commitment to organization by attending activities and actively participating in promoting our mission.
Approximate monthly commitment: 2 to 4 hours a month