Title: Member, Board of Trustees
Reports to: Board Chair
Purpose: To serve the Board as a voting member, to assist in policy-making, and to monitor the finances, programs and performance of the organization.
Ensure the Mission of MSI is carried out, and that MSI meets the needs of the community it serves.
Be familiar with MSI's mission, strategic plan, policies, and programs
Policy & Administration
Attend meetings, participate and show commitment to board activities
Review minutes of the previous meeting and be prepared for meetings
Assume leadership roles in all board activities
Assist in the establishment of policies that determine the purpose, governing principles, and course of action of MSI through which the mission can be accomplished
Ensure MSI meets its legal requirements for the conduct of business
Serve on at least one committee
Represent MSI to the public, business, and the community
Assure that MSI remains financially sound by understanding the finances, reviewing and approving the annual budget, and the annual audit
Assist in fundraising efforts
Contribute from the Heart! after all, MSI is one of your favorite charities!
Set standards of performance for the Board and MSI, and monitor and assess progress, based on the mission
Review annually MSI's accomplishments for the previous year, Boar performance, and Board membership needs
Educate yourself about our local environment
Support, Empower, and Evaluate the Executive Director
Contribute skills, Knowledge and experience when appropriate
Listen respectfully to other viewpoints
A sense of humor!
Please contact MSI's Executive Director Marilou Seiff to inquire further