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2171 Avondale PlaceRoom CIndianapolis, IN 46218


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.


  • Budgeting
  • Business Development
  • Professional Development
  • Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 year committment
  • Passionate about helping us grow into a strong national organization.
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