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Chairperson of the Board - Badger Honor Flight

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BADGER HONOR FLIGHT

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Job Title: Chairperson of the Board

Reports To: Board of Directors

Current Term: 5/1/21 to 12/31/21

Job Purpose:

The Chairperson will preside over the board members, committees, meetings and represent Badger Honor Flight as requested at BHF events and community events as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Chairperson is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Oversee annual planning and strategic planning
  • Preside at meetings of the Board, Flight Team, and Volunteers (delegate as needed)
  • Work alongside Secretary with BHF Legal representatives on all legal matters
  • Act as BHF Representative for Honor Flight Network discussions and communications
  • Assist in promoting BHF in the community
  • Assist in representing BHF at functions where BHF has been invited to attend
  • Ability to perform interviews with local media outlets if asked
  • Manage relationship between Flight Coordinator(s) and BHF Board Members (Flight Coordinator will report directly to Chairperson)
  • Work with Treasurer on financial and insurance matters. Perform as a second signature on all BHF expenditures
  • Work with Director-Volunteer Events to ensure BHF volunteers are utilized in as many BHF opportunities as possible
  • Work with Secretary on meeting schedules, agendas, and other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications:

The Chairperson must display the following skill set:

  • Leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Organized
  • Self-motivated
  • Responsible
  • Public Speaking

Working Conditions:

The Chairperson will need to provide their own phone, computer and printer along with internet access and the ability to store documentation.

BHF doesn’t reimburse for mileage.

The Chairperson is a volunteer, unpaid position requiring a 3-year commitment; 2 years as an active Chairperson and one year as emeritus in a support/advisory role.

More opportunities with BADGER HONOR FLIGHT

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About BADGER HONOR FLIGHT

Location:

PO Box 258066, Madison, WI 53725, US

Mission Statement

Badger Honor Flight is a regional affiliate of the National Honor Flight Network. The purpose of the Honor Flight Network is to ensure that World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and terminally ill veterans from any war have the opportunity to see the memorials that have been erected in their honor. Badger Honor Flight provides all amenities to the veterans, including all transportation and meals on the day of the flight. Everything is free to the veterans because of how much they have sacrificed for this great country already.

Description

Badger Honor Flight (BHF) is a regional hub of the Honor Flight Network (r).

Badger Honor Flight is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices and to transport our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans - World War II survivors, along with those other veterans who may be terminally ill. There are currently 140 hubs in 45 states. BHF is currently accepting and flying World War II, Korean, and Vietnam War-era veterans. To date we have flown 39 flights from Madison, WI to Washington D.C., and just surpassed our 3000th Veteran. BHF is a 100% volunteer-staffed organization.

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Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

PO Box 258066Madison, WI 53725

(43.060,-89.400)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18

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