Call for Board Members
The Board of Directors for the Friends of Frying Pan Park is seeking two new members. This group promotes and assists the park through leadership and advocacy by providing insight, leadership, and fiscal support for operations and programming of Frying Pan Farm Park.
The park is a diverse operation with four, key areas of focus situated on 140 acres in western Fairfax County. The facility is the largest and most diverse county park with thousands of visitors per year and has four key areas of focus: equestrian, farm, history, and recreation. The equestrian facilities serve a large and diverse group from multiple disciplines offering over 25 shows per year and more than 36 hosted shows. Kidwell farm preserves and represents a 1940’s era working farm in Fairfax. Many of the buildings and grounds are steeped in rich history and the facilities offer multiple recreation opportunities for hikers, bikers, horses, play and exploration.
In general, we are looking for individuals with a broad range of skills, expertise and experience that will compliment and enhance the existing board. Of specific interest for the upcoming year are individuals with experience and interest in helping us develop a strong donor program to include corporate giving, individual participation and volunteerism.
Applicants should have a strong interest in the park, good communication skills, be open minded, users of social media, electronic communication, and enjoy working with a diverse group of customers.
The Board of Directors meets every other month at the park. In addition, conference calls may be arranged between meetings if needed. This position is voluntary with a three-year commitment and provides no financial compensation.
- Grant Writing / Research
- Customer Acquisition
- Brand Development & Messaging
- Business Development & Sales Management
- Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- 2hr/month BOD, + events as available
- Ideal candidate would want to be involved with park events monthly