Board Vice Chair

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Our board

Rev. Dr. Sandy Range – Board Chair/CEO


Misha Thomas – Board Co-Chair


Jasmin Davis Shearer – (Acting) Secretary/Paladin Director

Position

Vice Chair / Co-Chair


The chief function of the Vice Chair is to plan the work of the board and to exact responsibility from members by providing agenda and other guidelines for board actions. The Vice Chair provides guidance for the organization between board meetings, and may take the responsibility of the Chair when needed.

Desired skills
*required
Management, Strategy Consulting, Board*
When Initially 3-4 times per month -
Where Zoom
Commitment 5 to 7 hours/month
Donation We strive for 100% board giving, but have no strict guidelines around financial contributions.
Requirements

Please be aware that this Board will not have a hierarchical/patriarchal structure and that every member has equal rights and authority. (see bylaws).


Must have a strong spiritual/animist base, an open mind, and reverence for our BIPOC elders. Effective communication skills (empathizing, listening, speaking, observing, etc.). Must be representative and/or strongly supportive of the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) grandmothers we seek to serve. Be in support of a healthy eco-environment. Believe that our elders have rights to fresh air, clean sustainable environments, organic foods, and a place to hone and practice whatever spiritual, metaphysical, medicine-based practices they have.

On-boarding

If you are interested in particpating as a Board or Committee or Ad Hoc member, please submit your resume or CV.  If approved we will invite you to an interview via Zoom.  If approved, next steps will be the Board Application and Agreemement. All Board members are asked to commit to three (3) years of service.

Our mission

The Grandmothers Village Project is a not-for-profit organization founded to uphold and provide respect, honor, and care for our Elders, centering on our Grandmothers. Our mission is to foster a healthy and sustainable environment; promote social, economic, environmental, housing, food, and spiritual justice, and strengthen democracy for our BIPOC Elder Women/Grandmothers, and Grandfathers.

Causes
Environment, Health, Hunger, Poverty, Senior Services, Social Justice & Equality