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  • Board Position
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Job Type Details: The Bd of directors meet every other month, the last Thursday of the month.

Title: Board Member

Term: 3 Years

Reports to: Board Chair

General Responsibilities with other Board Members:

  1. Exercise fiduciary duty of care, giving full consideration of impact of decisions upon the health of the organization.
  2. Exercise fiduciary duty of loyalty by putting the interests of the organizations ahead of self-interests.
  3. Determine the overall governance (control and decision making authority) of agency by developing and monitoring policies and programs and supporting development and effectiveness of Board of Directors.
  4. Establish strategic purpose and direction for agency; participate in regular strategic planning and monitors performance toward plan’s results.
  5. Hire, fire, and supervise Chief Executive(s) and monitoring performance toward Chief Executive(s)’s general responsibilities and yearly objectives.
  6. Participate in all aspects of fundraising, including making donations, and planning and participation in activities to secure necessary resources to support operations, programs and services.
  7. Serve as ambassador for agency by representing agency and its programs and services to stakeholders, including community, funders and clients.
  8. Ensure financial health of agency by following generally accepted accounting principles. This includes maintaining up-to-date fiscal policies and procedures and ongoing review and analysis of financial reports.
  9. Ensure effective performance of agency’s programs through ongoing program planning and evaluation, and making recommendations for adjustments as necessary.
  10. Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and agency policies and procedures by filing appropriate annual reports and related documents.

Send letter of interest along with a current resume to Gail Peterson, Business Services Administrator.


*A copy of the full position description is available upon request.

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