Board Member Term of Service: 3 years
The Board meets the second Thursday each month from September through June. All Board members are expected to attend least eight meetings and serve on one committee. Board members can expect to volunteer and average of 4-8 hours each month.
Individual CEF Board performance is regularly evaluated using the following criteria:1. Attend at least 80 percent of Board meetings each year in person2. Act on behalf of the corporation and its interests, putting aside personal concerns, affiliations or constituencies3. Serve on at least one Board committee4. Make an annual personal financial contribution to CEF5. Help staff to promote good work and visibility, introducing the organization to new communities, corporate sponsors, foundations, media and helpful individuals and potential partners6. Contribute expertise in particular areas of nonprofit management, governance, finance,membership, or other areas that advance CEF’s mission and vision.