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ORGANIZATION: Huntington's Disease Society of America San Diego Chapter

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HDSA San Diego
HDSA San Diego

Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow

The Chapter Board of Directors is the governing body of the Chapter responsible for ensuring that all Chapter activities are conducted in accordance with the HDSA Strategic Plan, Chapter Agreement, Plan of Work, and HDSA policies and procedures. The Chapter Board is led by an Executive Committee consisting of the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. All members will serve on at least one committee (Team Hope Walk, Fundraising, Advocacy, Etc...) Board members ensure the financial health of the chapter and identify the best community resources for their area. Generally the term of service is two years, with the ability to be re-elected two times for a total of 6 years of service.

What are some of the Specific Responsibilities?

  • Attend and participate in board meetings and/or calls.
  • Serve on at least one committee: fundraising, advocacy, team hope, volunteer development, community services, & communications.
  • All board members participate in chapter fundraising events, including helping to secure corporate support, attendance, event day help, and encouraging event registration.
  • Recruit and engage new board members, committee members, and volunteers.
  • Be an HDSA ambassador in the community.
  • Participate in regional calls and share call updates with chapter committee members.
  • Communicate and partner with the national HDSA staff.
  • Participate in planning for the health and longevity of the chapter.

What is the Time Commitment?

While this can change depending on the time of the year, most of our board members commit 2-5 hours per week to HDSA activities. In addition to the meetings and events below, board members spend time reaching out to potential partners, thanking sponsors, talking with each other, and working on outreach.

  • Board Meetings: 4-6 meetings per year, 60-90 minutes each
  • Event Attendance: 3-4 events per year, 2-4 hours each
  • Committee Meetings: 4-6 meetings per year, 60-90 minutes each

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About Huntington's Disease Society of America San Diego Chapter


PO Box 19524, San Diego, CA 92159, US

Mission Statement

The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s disease. The HDSA San Diego Chapter provides support to the local Huntington's Disease (HD) community by hosting fundraisers, education days and outreach programs with HDSA Center of Excellence at University of California, San Diego UCSD HDSA is dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington's Disease and their families. Our Vision- A world free of Huntington's Disease.


From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today and hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington’s disease and their families. HDSA's network of chapters, affiliates, HDSA Centers of Excellence, social workers and support groups provides a seamless connection for help, education and outreach to HD families and health care professionals across the United States.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Board Development
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Board Development, People with Disabilities


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Multiple locations San Diego, CA 92159



  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach




  • 3-4 hours a month

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