Service on the Board of Directors is a means of providing community service and sharing in leadership responsibilities with others. It gives you a voice in how funds are managed, services are delivered, and opportunities provided and available for the community to use.
GAP provides positions on the Board of Directors and the Advisory Directors , as well as opportunities to serve on committees and projects that help to increase the capacity, strength and development of the organization.
GAP is interested in doubling the size of its board in 2020. At least one position is open for all of its seats and some have two seats open. Please provide a letter of interest, resume, and jpeg photo as part of your application. Submit all to the Executive Director at email@example.com.
Chairperson of the Board: Should have at least one year of prior experience on the board. Assists
with preparation of meeting agendas, chairs the board meetings, serves as a back-up to the Executive Director as spokesperson in the community, and can sign official documents. Also serves as a Director on the board.
Vice Chair of the Board: Should have at least one year of prior experience on the board. Serves as an
alternate for the chair in meetings when needed. Also serves as a Director on the board.
Board Secretary: Should have the skills to prepare and distribute minutes of the board or executive
committee meetings. Is responsible for maintaining the official file of meetings. Also serves as a
Director on the board.
Finance Director: Should be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Assists the Executive Director with
preparing financial reports, maintaining the ledgers and signing official documents.
Funding and Development Director: Should be a professional and provides leadership and
coordination for leading and supervising funding campaigns and donor solicitation.
Governance and Policies Director: Should be a professional with experience in public
administration, human resources, health, insurance, or the law. Monitors the development of policy
and governance activities to assure the organization is within appropriate guidelines.
Legal and Risk Management Director: Should be a professional in law or insurance. Provides advice
and leadership as needed on risk and legal matters, including contract review and human resources.
Strategic Marketing Director: Should have knowledge and experience in marketing, social media,
television, and internet communications. Provides advice and leadership in these areas.
Education Relations Director: Should be a professional in education with experience in either the
school system or a college/university. Provides education advice and leadership as needed.
Church Relations Director: Should be a church leader or on a pastoral leadership team and have
knowledge in working with the church community at large. Provides advice and leadership in church relations.
Family Relations Director: Should have knowledge and experience in working with at-risk families
and issues in the community. Provides advice and leadership in these areas.
Business Relations Director: Should have knowledge and experience in working with businesses and issues in the community. Provides advice and leadership in these areas.
At-Large Directors: Provides advice and leadership with a specific perspective and brings a
compassionate interest and commitment to the mission of the organization.
Grade A Plus Advisory Board Position Summaries:
Grant Advisor: Has specific skills and experience in grant writing and works directly with the Executive Director and the Finance team when needed.
Data Advisor: Has specific skills and experience in data collection and analysis and works directly with the Executive Director and the data management team.
Technology Advisor: Has specific skills and experience in IT management and knowledge of software utilization and works directly with the Executive Director and technology team.