Board Chair Responsibilities
As a partner to the chief executive officer (CEO) and other board members, the Board Chair will provide leadership to Kindah Foundation as it transitions from a newly formed 501(c)(3) organization into a sustainable national entity. The Board Chair will support and sustain the work of Kindah Foundation and provide governance leadership and strategic fundraising support. Specific responsibilities include:
LEADERSHIP, GOVERNANCE, AND OVERSIGHT:
Being a trusted advisor to the CEO as s/he develops and implements Kindah’s strategic plan
Developing and managing relationships and communicating with: funders, partners, and other stakeholders.
As a board member, approving Kindah’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all legal and fiduciary responsibilities.
Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Kindah Foundation for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics.
Coordinating an annual performance evaluation of the CEO.
Assisting the CEO, the board and Nominating Committee in recruiting board members.
Periodically consulting with board members on their roles and helping them assess their performance.
Planning, presiding over, and facilitating board and committee meetings; partnering with the CEO to ensure that board resolutions are carried out
Acting as an ambassador for the organization.
Ensuring Kindah’scommitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities Kindah Foundation serves.
Ensure the meeting agenda and relevant documents are circulated to the members of the committee 3-7 days in advance of the meeting to keep members informed.
Ensure there is sufficient time during the meeting to fully discuss agenda items, together with any working papers pertaining to the matters to be discussed.
Ensure that discussion on agenda items is on topic, productive and professional.
Ensure minutes are complete and accurate, retained, included and reviewed at the next meeting.
CEO relationship.Serves as the board’s central point of official communication with the CEO. Develops acting as a sounding board for the CEO on emerging issues and alternative courses of action. Stays up-to-date about the organization and determines when an issue needs to be brought to the attention of the full board or a committee.
CEO performance appraisal.Leads the processes of CEO goal-setting,
performance evaluation and compensation review, consistent with Board policy.
Succession planning.Participates in the recruitment of new board members and in the process of identifying candidates to serve as chairperson-elect.
Committee direction.Works with committee chairpersons to align the work of committees with the vision and goals.
Leadership.Guides and directs the governance process, centering the work of the board on the organization’s mission, vision and strategic direction.
In collaboration with the CEO, generating substantial annual revenue and fostering Kindah’soverall financial health.
Personally treating Kindah Foundation as a top philanthropic priority reflected in an annual financial gift.
Ensuring that 100 percent of Kindah’sboard members make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity.
Identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major individual donors, corporate, and/or foundation gifts.
Donate or help raise, outside of this position, $500 annually.
TERM OF OFFICE
Two (2) Year
Average 5 -10 hours per month.
Miss no more than 2 board meetings annually.
Attend 4 board meeting (3 regulars virtually (phone, the web etc., and 1 Annual General Meeting in January)
Highly encouraged to attend all events and other functions as necessary.
Participate in annual fundraising.
You can apply online at www.kindahfoundation.org or you can email us to send you application firstname.lastname@example.org
- Human Resources Training & Development
- Business Development
- Community Outreach
- Executive Admin
- Group Facilitation
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Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 2 years
- computer knowledge