Slow Food Seattle Board of Directors Application
The Nominating Committee of Slow Food Seattle (SFS) is seeking dedicated, detail-oriented, energetic candidates to round out our all-volunteer Board of Directors. We promote diversity, equity and inclusion in our recruitment process and encourage all interested candidates to apply.

We are specifically looking for new board members to lead in the following areas, and encourage those with experience to make a note within their application:

• Secretary/Admin. Maintains Chapter drive and organizes board meetings.
• Volunteer Coordinator. Oversees our volunteer engagement programs.
• Fund Development. Develops fundraising campaigns and events.
• Food Policy / Equity, Inclusion, Justice (EIJ). Requirements include deep experience in diverse communities. This position steers the Chapter’s advocacy work and provides civic engagement opportunities for our members. 

The nominating committee will evaluate the applications, possibly interview the nominee and determine who would be a candidate based on the attributes they would bring to balance the needs and existing strengths of the board. The committee will select a slate of candidates for board approval, and then circulate bios of the candidates to SFS members by email and call for a vote at either the annual meeting or by email.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us at

• Be or become a member of Slow Food and commit to a three year term as a director.
• Attend monthly Board or special meetings throughout the year plus annual retreats.
• Bring a skill set or cardinal knowledge to the board, i.e. event planning, accounting, IT, marketing, social media, graphic design, farming, fishing, food preparation, social justice, policy, fundraising, grant writing, etc.
• Have the capacity to contribute to building the Good, Clean, Fair philosophy in our community and collaborating with other likeminded organizations.
• Be actively involved in making policy decisions that ensure Seattle chapter activities and communications reflect Slow Food core values.
• Contribute time, ideas and effort in creating and implementing at least one event within a calendar year.
• Support Slow Food Seattle’s effort to recruit and maintain an active chapter membership by creating inclusive and balanced programming.

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Are you familiar with Slow Food and if so, what aspects of the organization have been of most interest to you? *
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Which volunteer or professional organizations have you been a member, and what was/is the extent of your involvement? *
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Our mission is to inspire individuals and communities to change the world through food that is good, clean and fair for all. Please provide a brief description of your interest and activities related to such objectives. *
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What attributes and/or skills would you bring to the Board of Directors, and what roles would you see yourself contributing to on the board? *
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