While preserving and honoring its rich African-American history, the Morton Theatre is a community-based performing arts venue committed to providing and cultivating diverse programming that will enrich, educate and inspire current and future generations.
Board Member Expectations and Responsibilities
-Actively communicate and promote the Morton Theatre Corporation and the Morton Theatre to the community.-Attend over 50% of scheduled board meetings and board sponsored events. The board meeting schedule will be published for the entire year at the beginning of the fiscal year.-Actively serve on at least one board committee and on ad-hoc committees (as necessary), attending scheduled committee meetings and carrying out activities with the committee structure. -Actively participate in fundraising by being willing to raise funds, make connections, and open doors for the corporation. --Manage at least three relationships on behalf of the corporation that will result in a financial contribution during the fiscal year.-Make a personal financial contribution (cash) commensurate with your means to do so, annually. This gift should be in the “top 5” of your charitable giving commitments. Goal=100% annual board participation. -Set policy and strategic direction for the corporation, as a board.-Understand and abide by all policies and bylaws of the corporation.-Unless otherwise stated, Board terms are for three years, beginning July 1st.