Boundless Brilliance Board of Directors Opportunity

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Recruiting Organization: Boundless Brilliance

Boundless Brilliance is a Los Angeles based 501c3 nonprofit, and our mission is "to educate, empower, and engage students in order to close the gender gap in STEM fields." We envision a future of STEM leadership that is as diverse as the world in which we live.

What We Are Seeking: We seek accomplished and energetic candidates of any background for our Board of Directors, who are inspired by our mission. Successful candidates will bring an understanding of nonprofit governance, and a commitment to the expansion and long-term sustainability of Boundless Brilliance and its mission.

We are especially looking for individuals who particularly are passionate about: women and girl's empowerment, diversity & inclusion, STEM, and education.

Specific Experience: Any of the following specific experience would be of great benefit to the Board of Directors:

  • Fund development
  • Event management/planning
  • Strategic planning
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Budgeting
  • Finance
  • Legal expertise

The Board is responsible for fiduciary oversight, strategic direction, and active fundraising, while leaving management of day-to-day operations to the Executive Director. This includes these key areas of engagement:

1. Vision, Strategy, and Oversight

  • Participating in periodic vision setting and strategic planning
  • Overseeing and reviewing the organization's finances including approving the annual budget, monitoring expenditures and ensuring that sound risk management policies are in place and in compliance with all legal requirements.
  • Providing support and counsel to the Executive Director and her staff as requested.


2. Governance

  • Identifying, cultivating, selecting, and orienting new trustees
  • Reviewing the Executive Director's performance at regular intervals
  • Assessing Board and trustee performance
  • Determining Board size and composition; and setting policies regarding committee assignments and the selection of officers.

3. Fundraising and Promotion

  • Working with the Executive Director and the Development & Outreach Director to identify, introduce, solicit, and cultivate the long-term interest of potential donors, other funders, and volunteers in supporting the organization.
  • Contributing an annual gift to the organization commensurate with personal capacity.
  • Assisting the organization in raising its visibility in print and online media, among the public and various constituencies.

As a volunteer Board of Director you will:

  • Share your expertise
  • Increase leadership skills
  • Help your community
  • Build a strong network
  • Make a difference

If interested in joining the Board of Directors of Boundless Brilliance, and/or learning more about the organization, please contact us at info@boundlessbrilliance.org

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Fee Amount: None

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