Development Committee Chair (Board Member)

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ORGANIZATION: Washington Autism Alliance

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WAA Development Committee (DC) Chair Roles and Responsibilities

The Development Committee is responsible for the financial support of WAA’s programs and services, the quality and quantity of volunteer participation in WAA, and the internal and external image of WAA. The committee oversees the fundraising programs of WAA. It makes recommendations to the Board regarding fundraising standards and regulations for WAA. The Development Committee is further be responsible for promoting a positive image of WAA with the public, professionals and consumers of services and for helping to increase the understanding of the objectives and programs of WAA. The Committee consists of the Chair (a director of the Board) and up to ten (10) other committee members (5 active, 5 advisory).

General Expectations: In addition to General Board Member Roles and Responsibilities, the DC Chair will lead the committee through the business of planning, implementing, and evaluating the work of WAA Development Committee (DC).

Success Criteria:

  • Committee builds a sense of teamwork.

  • Committee completes tasks assigned by the Board or undertaken by the Committee.

  • Committee reports activities to the Board.


  • Makes arrangements for meeting and notifies members of date, time and place of meeting (Digital meetings on Zoom or Teams).

  • Calls meeting to order.

  • Prepares agenda for meeting.

  • Delegates responsibilities to committee members.

  • Involves all members in the decision-making.

  • Reports work of committee to Board, Chief Executive and Director of Legal Services

    External Meetings: 60 minute DC meetings are held every other week, either in person or via TEAMs. The Chair will ensure that an agenda is sent out prior to each meeting and that the meetings begin and end on time. Internal meetings with the CEO:toprovide leadershipinplanning,developing,andimplementingtheobjectivesoftheWAAInvestmentsand Partnerships program is scheduled as determined by the chair.

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About Washington Autism Alliance


721 4th Ave. #891, Kirkland, WA 98033, US

Mission Statement

We expand access to healthcare, education and services for people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities in Washington State. See more at:


How we do it:

By Providing pro bono guidance, counseling, coordination, training, resources, and legal support to families and professionals, to help them attain effective autism treatment and socially significant rehabilitative programs statewide. We appreciate you.

The generous donations of time and talent from our dedicated volunteers are instrumental in helping WAA continue its work. It is only with your unwavering support that we are able to help children and adults with ASD to thrive and succeed in life.


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721 4th Ave #891,Kirkland, WA 98033



  • Business Development
  • Professional Development
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Resource Development / Management




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-7 hours weekly
  • Cover letter with detailed information on desired skills.

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