Application for Board Member
Apply here for a volunteer position as a member of Explore Austin's Board of Directors.
Section 1: Contact info, background check, acknowledge commitment
Name (first and last)
Current Job Title
How did you hear about us?
Please acknowledge that you are willing and able to pay for your own background check, which will cost no more than $20, as part of this application and will occur as one of the last steps in the application process.
Yes, I am willing and able to pay for my own background check
Please acknowledge that you can fulfill the board member requirements listed below by checking all of the boxes. Each Explore Austin board member commits to:
Serve at least one, 3-year board term (excluding unforeseen circumstances). Board members can serve for up to two consecutive terms.
Attending six regular board meetings per year and a one day retreat on a week day
Reading board materials in advance of board meetings and arrive prepared to ask questions and participate in discussions
Serving on one or more committees of the board and actively participate in committee work
Learning to read and understand Explore Austin’s financial statements if no prior experience reading financial statements. Another board member will gladly assist your learning
Helping the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities
Playing an active role in securing the financial resources necessary for Explore Austin to achieve its mission
Leveraging personal relationships and connections to help the development committee and staff identify and solicit potential funders
Directly investing in Explore Austin’s work by making a personal, meaningful contribution each year
Responsibly represent Explore Austin to their respective communities and to advocate for Explore Austin’s mission, program, and services as appropriate
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