2019 Prospective Board Member Application
Caleb’s Closet (CC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit serving children under temporary or permanent managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. This includes children in foster care, kinship placements, and fictive kinship placements. We do this by providing clothing, toys, personal care products, and other necessities.

The purpose of this application is to enable the current CC Board of Directors to select and fill vacant board positions on its Board of Directors. Applicants interested in serving as a board member should first read and understand the expectations and rules of Board Membership and submit a completed application before July 1, 2019. All additional correspondence should be sent to calebsclosetlbk@gmail.com.

Caleb’s Closet Board of Director Expectations:
- Support the Mission Statement of CC.
- Participate actively in Board meetings, volunteer events, networking events, fundraisers and public events.
- Work as a part of a cohesive team with common goals.
- Share his/her skills and expertise.
- Dedicate time to monthly CC Board Meetings.
- Respect and support the majority decisions of the Board.
- Have no more than three (3) consecutive unexcused absences from board meetings and/or required activities.
- Represent all those whom this organization serves and not a particular geographic area or interest group.
- Declare conflicts of interest as it pertains to your position on the Board and abstain from voting when appropriate.
- Do your best to ensure that CC is well-maintained, financially secure, growing and always operating in the best interest of the children we serve.

Caleb’s Closet Board of Director Rules:
- There will be no criticizing of fellow Board members or their opinions in or out of Board meetings.
- There will be no use of the organization for personal advantage or that of friends or relatives.
- There will be no discussion of the confidential proceedings of the Board outside the Board room.

I have read and understand the Caleb's Closet Board of Director Expectations and Rules. *
Candidate's Information
First and Last Name *
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Phone Number *
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Email Address *
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Mailing Address: *
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City *
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State *
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Zip Code *
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Current Employer: *
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Current Position: *
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Job Responsibilities: *
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Please select area(s) of expertise/contribution you feel you can make to further the mission of Caleb’s Closet: *
Please list boards and committees that you currently serve on or have served on in the past (e.g., business, civic, community, fraternal, political, professional, recreational, religious, social). Include organization name, role/title, and dates of service: *
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What other volunteer commitments do you currently have? *
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Why are you interested in serving as a Board member for Caleb’s Closet? *
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How do you feel Caleb's Closet would benefit from your involvement on the Board? *
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Is there anything that could hinder you from effectively serving as a Board member? *
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Please share any other information you feel important for consideration of your application to serve as a Board member. *
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Please review and respond to the following questions:
Are you aware of any information about yourself, which might tend to reflect unfavorably on your reputation, morals, character or ability as a board member? *
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? *
Supplemental Questions:
Are you willing and able to attend board meetings? *
Are you willing to interact with parents, children, and fellow board members with professionalism and respect? *
Are you willing to uphold the responsibilities assigned to you? *
By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided is true and correct. Additionally, my submission represents my agreement to the following statements: I understand and agree to the Caleb’s Closet Board of Directors Expectations; I agree to participate pursuant to the Policies, Procedures and Bylaws of Caleb’s Closet; and I understand that if conflicts prevent me from performing the rules and expectations as a Board Member, I may be removed from the Board by a majority vote. *
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