Mode Shift Omaha Board of Directors Application
Mode Shift Omaha advocates for transportation options that enhance quality of life and opportunities to live, work, and play.
We achieve our mission through education and engagement with members and the public, influencing policies and decision-making related to transportation and land use design, and monitoring transportation policies and plans and their implementation.
We value safety, transparency, democratic engagement, and equality for all transportation users.
Our vision is a city where anybody can: Safely and efficiently walk, cycle, take public transit, or choose other sustainable and less costly modes of transportation; have a say, through democratic and transparent processes, in how the city and streets are designed and funded; and experience a high quality of life.
We seek board members who are passionate about our mission, vision, and values.
Board members perform the following duties:
Attend monthly board meetings (second Wednesday of each month) and when possible monthly member meetings (fourth Wednesday each month) and coffee chats
Guide the direction of the organization and its policies and programs
Build the organization’s capacity by leading efforts to engage members and others in the community
Ensure and protect adequate financial and human resources for the organization
Select and support a board chair, vice-chair and secretary/treasurer
Improve the board, its coordination, and activities
Ensure the legal, ethical integrity, and transparency of the organization
Help enhance the organization’s public standing and garner community support toward achieving the organization’s mission and vision.
If you have any questions, please email
Preferred Nickname (if any):
Mode Shift Omaha is devoted to fair representation based on geographic region.
What is your gender?
Mode Shift Omaha is devoted to fair representation based on gender. Your response is appreciated.
Are you Hispanic, Latino, or of Spanish origin?
Mode Shift Omaha is devoted to fair representation based on origin. Your response is appreciated.
Not sure/Don't know
Which category best describes your race? (One or more categories may be marked)
Mode Shift Omaha is devoted to fair representation based on race. Your response is appreciated.
American Indian/Alaska Native
Asian or Asian American
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
What is your age?
Mode Shift Omaha is devoted to fair representation based on age. Your response is appreciated.
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
In what area do you work? (Please check all that apply)
Business / Finance
Real Estate / Development
Telecom / IT
Specify Industry if chose 'Other':
What is your employer / company? (If applicable)
How did you hear about this application process for Mode Shift Omaha's Board of Directors?
Email from Mode Shift Omaha
Facebook post on Mode Shift Omaha page
Tweet from Mode Shift Omaha
Mode Shift Omaha website
Please specify if you selected 'Other':
What are your other personal / professional organizations or affiliations?
What have been your elected or appointed positions - past or present?
Why would you like to serve Mode Shift Omaha on its Board of Directors?
What skills, talents and/or special resources do you have that will contribute to Mode Shift Omaha?
Mode Shift Omaha is committed to transportation equality in the Omaha metro area for many years to come. Initial board terms require at least a two year commitment. What term are you willing to serve?
I cannot commit to these terms but I can serve on a committee for a shorter term.
Mode Shift Omaha Board of Directors meetings occur monthly (on the second Wednesday of the month in the evening) and requires regular attendance. Are you able to commit to this schedule?
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