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PO Box #6145San Jose, CA 95150


We are currently seeking individuals to join our board with expertise in Marketing/ Communication to help us take the organization to the next level of growth.

The Board member will support the work of Silicon Valley Pet Project (SVPP) and provide mission-based expertise, leadership and strategic governance.

Leadership, governance and oversight

  • Serving as a trusted advisor to the President in developing and implementing SVPP’s strategic plan.

  • Participate in approving budget and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibility

  • Lead efforts in area of expertise.

  • Representing SVPP to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization


Silicon Valley Pet Project Board Members will consider philanthropic priority and make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity.

Board terms/participation

SVPP’s Board Members will serve a one-year term to be eligible for reappointment.

Board meetings will be held monthly and other business related meetings as needed.


This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about SVPP’s mission and who has a track record of leadership in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performance leadership and volunteers.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive professional experience with leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector

  • A commitment to and understanding of SVPP’s mission and goals.

  • Savvy diplomatic skills and affinity for cultivating relationships and leading work teams of volunteers by influencing, facilitating and building consensus among diverse individuals

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of homeless at-risk pets in our community.

Service on Silicon Valley Pet Project’s Board of Directors is without remuneration.


  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Management
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • approximately 10 hrs/month

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