MONTGOMERY COUNTY LGBT BUSINESS COUNCIL
The Montgomery County LGBT Business Council is actively seeking LGBTQ+ or ally identified board members to join our team of professionals in serving inclusive businesses and fostering community in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Prospective board members must live, work or do business in Montgomery County.
The Montgomery County LGBT Business Council Board Member serves up to a three year term, strategically guiding The Council's mission through policy development, oversight, participating as a donor to The Council, and always acts as an ambassador for The Council and the interest of our community. The Council recognizes and relies on the many contributions Board Members bring to the organization, including skills, expertise, time, connections, relationships, ideas, perspective, and more.
The Montgomery County LGBT Business Council's Board has established certain expectations for its members.
Board Meetings: Directors are expected to make every effort to attend each regularly scheduled board meeting. Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 6:30 at Ambler Yards unless otherwise specified. All meetings are currently virtual due to Covid-19.
Committee Participation: Service and active participation is expected in assigned committees.
Financial Contribution: As a member of the Board of Directors, each Board Member will make an annual donation to achieve 100% Board Giving. This gift should be in the amount that is personally significant to the Board Member, an amount equal or above those made by the Board Member to other charitable organizations. At least a portion of this gift should be made in a timely fashion at the beginning of each year.
About MONTGOMERY COUNTY LGBT BUSINESS COUNCIL
1776 at Ambler Yards Building 4, Suite 125, 300 Brookside Ave, Ambler, PA 19002, US
The Mission of the Montgomery County LGBT Business Council is to create networking, social and business opportunities for LGBT business professionals and allies in Montgomery County. Our Vision is to provide support to the Montgomery County business community through education, training, professional development, policy advocacy and adaptation to ensure that workplace environments are welcoming and inclusive regardless of sexual orientations and gender identities.
We Will Do This Through:
-Promoting the success and expansion of LGBT and LGBT Ally owned businesses in Montgomery County.
-Educate and enable businesses in Montgomery County to recognize the benefits of inclusive and equal workplaces and how to adopt policy and culture shifts needed to attract, welcome, and support LGBT professionals and customers.-
-Being the leading voice in Montgomery County advocating for the interests and protections of LGBT owned and operated businesses, LGBT workers, and customers.
-Support regional, national, and global networks of the LGBT community through the exploration of best practices, continual training, professional development and advocacy for our leadership and community.
-Partnering with local business & commerce, legislative and government, social & nonprofit, and educational leaders to advance our mission.