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Wed Jul 20, 2016 04:00 PM - Sat Jul 20, 2019 06:00 PM


5640 N Academy BlvdColorado Springs, CO 80918


Job Description/Member: Board of Trustees

The board of trustees of Amblicab is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the agency.

The Board is responsible for:

  • Long and short range planning and review.
  • Adopt an annual budget and provide fiscal oversight.
  • Recruit, orient and develop board members.
  • Hire and evaluate the performance of the executive director.
  • Evaluate the overall performance of the organization in achieving mission and evaluate Board performance.
  • Establish policies for the effective management of the organization.

Responsibilities of Directors

  • Understand and promote the organization’s mission.
  • Familiar with the organization’s programs and operations.
  • Being a working member of at least one board committee.
  • Participate in resource development and fundraising.
  • Making an annual gift to the organization commensurate with one’s ability.
  • Assisting in membership development.
  • Advocate on behalf of the organization.
  • Help to educate the community.
  • Review board meeting materials before the meeting.
  • Review the Form 990 before submission to the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Identify any potential conflicts of interest and recuse if necessary.

Time Demands (approximate)

  • Attend and actively participate in at least 70% of board meetings.
  • 10 monthly board meetings - 1.5 hrs: 3 rd Thursday of every month except November and another month.
  • Committee work - 1-3 hrs. per month, or as decided by the committee.
  • Annual planning retreat - 1 day, usually a Saturday.
  • Annual meeting - 1 evening annually
  • Attendance at events (time varies).
  • Participate in 2 hours orientation for new board members.


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Elder care
  • Strategic Planning
  • Transportation Management
  • Healthcare

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 25

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