Member of the Board of Directors

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Recruiting Organization: Infinite Insight Inc

Holistically, the Board is responsible for

• Respecting all staff and understanding that staff (in any organizational capacity) has authority over the Board except in matters relative to Board governance

• Adhering to and enforcing the organization’s Bylaws, policies, and/or resolutions

• Actively participating in ongoing professional development, mostly virtual

• Preparing for, attending, and effectively participating in (at least) quarterly Board meetings and on committees and/or special assignments

• Collaboratively updating the organization’s vision, mission, values, and beliefs as necessary

• Delegating its trust to and confidence in the CIO who runs the day-to-day activities of the organization

• Setting the compensation for the CIO

• Monitoring and approving programs, services, annual budgets, and audit reports

• Defining and updating (as necessary) the expectations, standards, and performance metrics for the governing body and CIO in collaboration with the CIO

• Serving without remuneration except for reimbursement of expenses incurred in conjunction with fulfilling responsibilities such as hotel accommodations, registration fees, meals, and travel for participation in required and/or essential professional development as approved by the CIO


Each Director is responsible for

• Having a passion for the organization’s vision, mission, beliefs, programs, and needs

• Publicly serving as ambassadors for the organization

• Identifying, leveraging, and securing connections, networks, partnerships, and financial resources to advance the organization’s mission by positively effecting fundraising, public image, and influencing public policy

• Fully reading and understanding the organization’s financial statements

• Making an annual pre-established personal financial contribution and raising a pre-determined financial contribution from donors

• Signing an annual Conflict of Interest Statement, Confidentiality Attestation, and Board Member Agreement

• Annually self-assessing individual Member performance

• Measuring the effectiveness of the CIO annually

• Dedicating time and resources to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities as a member of the Board of Directors


Knowledge

Organized sets of principles and facts include but may not be limited to:

• A knowledge of and commitment to understanding the organization’s beneficiaries based on residence and/or experience

Skills

Developed capacities that facilitate learning include but may not be limited to:

• Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships, persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals

Abilities

Enduring attributes that influence performance include but may not be limited to:

• Availability of financial resources and/or a great deal of influence in administration, agriculture, apiology, board development, community service, education, equine-assisted services, finance, fundraising, grant writing, horticulture, human resources, infrastructure, investments, legal, lepidopterology, ornithology policy development, program evaluation, public relations, special events, strategic planning, and volunteer management

• Serving communities (perhaps) other than your own


Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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