Board Member

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Our board

Our Board of Directors represents a cross-section of the arts, education, legal, technology, business and philanthropic sectors.  We currently have 13 active board members, and 2 board advisors.  (current board)

Position

LEADERSHIP: To serve on the Board of Directors as a voting member, to develop policies,
procedures, and regulations for the organization's operation.


ROLE AND SPECIFIC DUTIES OF A BOARD MEMBER:
1. Financial oversight of the organization;
2. Strategic planning to ensure activities are aligned with the mission and organizational resources;
3. Fundraising and development of financial resources;
4. Developing policies for board operations, fiscal management, programs and personnel;
5. Building strategic connections with civic and community leaders and participation in arts learning advocacy programs;
6. Serving as an ambassador of the organization to the public, private, and business sectors.

Desired skills
*required
Diversity/Inclusion, Legal
When Once a month for 1.5-2 hours, scheduled after work.
Where Via Zoom most months, with the occasional in-person Board meeting, either at our offices on South Street in Boston, or at one of our board member's houses.
Commitment 1 to 3 hours/month
Donation Organization requires a specific amount of “give or get” for all board members.
Requirements
On-boarding

We onboard new board members via a briefing session with our Board President, with other board members participating as needed.

Additional Info

TERM: Each Board Member is initially voted in for a 3-year term.


OBLIGATIONS:
1. Attend meetings as scheduled and actively participate. Be well informed on Board issues;
2. Share skills, knowledge, and expertise (at board meetings, in committee/project work);
3. Be an ambassador for Arts for Learning MA in the community;
4. Minimum expected annual donation is $1,000, or less as discussed with the Board President.

Our mission

The Mission of Arts for Learning Massachusetts is to educate, inspire, and empower the youth of Massachusetts through the arts.

Causes
Arts & Culture, Children, Education