2020 Board Recruitment

The Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2020 Board of Directors.  

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The Call for nominations opens August 19, 2019 and we are seeking candidates for seven open positions. We are seeking candidates who have a passion for Volunteer Engagement and the growth and success of the profession. With many new initiatives on the horizon, AL!VE needs and welcomes the enthusiastic participation of its members on the Board of Directors.

Here are some of the main functions of an AL!VE Board member:
  • Oversee the direction and management of the association
  • Lead specific projects
  • Serve on committees
  • Recruit new members
  • Ensure a solid, balanced budget
  • Contribute to the association's financial success
  • Represent AL!VE members at conferences and regional meetings 
ALIVE’s Board of Directors is an active board that makes a difference for our profession. Those who are elected to the Board will serve a 3-year term (2020-2023), with the opportunity to serve up to two terms (six years total). 
Candidates must demonstrate experience in one or several of the following:
  • Experience with board service
  • Social media expertise
  • Member acquisition
  • Public relations and marketing
  • Non-profit management
  • Financial management
  • Conference presence and  planning
  • Program development
  • Grant writing
  • Training
The board meets on a monthly basis using web-based technology. The volunteer commitment is an average of 15 hours per month. Individuals may nominate themselves or a colleague.  Board service is a chance to grow personally and professionally, to develop skills, gain unique experience and make lasting connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals throughout the country.
Our 2020 slate will consist of new board members chosen from those who apply and current board members seeking a second term. The board meets on a monthly basis using web-based technology. We welcome nominations from all regions, with an immediate need of representation from the following regions: Mountain, Upper West, Atlantic and South East. 

The volunteer commitment is an average of fifteen hours a month.  View the position description here.  Individuals may nominate themselves or a colleague. The nomination process is open now through October 6, 2019.  The schedule for nominations and elections is as follows:

Nomination Opens:  August 29, 2019
Nomination Deadline:   October 6, 2019  (extended)
Candidate Phone Interviews: October 1 - 21, 2019
Slate Announced:  October 25, 2019
Voting Opens:  October 25, 2019

Voting Closes: November 14, 2019

New Board and Officers Notified of Results:  November 15-19, 2019
Election Results Announced at AL!VE Annual Meeting: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

New Board Orientation: December 6,  2019
Board Term Begins:  Monday, January 1, 2020

We are asking you to serve. Please share your professional knowledge, expertise, and passion to help us craft and forge the future of the profession. This is an exciting time to join the leadership of ALIVE and help us map our ambitious future.  Please direct any additional inquires to the Nominating Committee.
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