PURPOSE: Board members serve at the discretion of the Board President, serve as a voting member, assisting the President and Executive Committee to develop policies, procedures and regulations for the operation of Winyah Rivers Foundation and monitoring its finances, programs and performance.
TERM: Three (3) years
OBLIGATIONS TO THE BOARD: Establish policy & procedures for governance of WRF Hire, supervise and evaluate WRF staff Secure adequate funds to support WRF’s mission and staff Monitor finances to ensure fiduciary oversight Establish and oversee strategic planning, both short and long-range Participate in board meetings to ensure oversight of WRF’s mission and staff Participate in special events, including fundraising events, conferences and other education/outreach events whose purpose is to engage the community in WRF’s mission and goals
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Attend meetings and show commitment to board activities Be well informed on issues and agenda items in advance of meetings Contribute skills, knowledge and experience Listen respectfully to other points of view Participate in organizational decision-making Financially support the organization Assume leadership roles in all board activities, including fundraising Represent the organization to the public and potential stakeholders Educate yourself about the community and the needs of the people served Participate fully in fundraising activities Serve as an active member on at least one board committee
Before completing the application below, please confirm by signature that you have read, understood and agree to the Board Member Responsibilities as described above.