As a partner to the chief executive officer (CEO) and other board members, the Board Chair will provide leadership to Alpha 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 Alpha 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 Alpha’s strategic plan Developing and managing relationships and communicating with: funders, partners, and other stakeholders As a board member, approving Alpha’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 Alpha 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 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 Alpha’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities Alpha serves.
- Business Development
- Professional Development
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- 2 year committment
- Passionate about helping us grow into a strong national organization.