Available Position: At-large Board Member

At-large board members will serve on one of four committees - Governance, Resource Development, Communications, or Programming. They will work with fellow board and committee members. 

Time commitment: 

  • At-large board members serve a two-year term. 

  • At-large board members must attend full board meetings and respective committee meetings. 

    • The board meets from 5:30-7:00 on the second Tuesday of odd months. 

    • Committees meet the second Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:00pm in even months. 

At-large board members will serve on one of the following committees:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

Resource Development Committee

The Resource Development Committee conducts all strategy and planning around resource development. This includes leading work with individual donors; exploring other funding opportunities such as grants; and securing in-kind donations. Individuals with at least one of the following skills are preferred: grant writing, fundraising, and marketing and outreach.

Feel free to either apply below or reach out to the committee chair for more information:

Jen Thorson -

jenthorson@comcast.net 

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is responsible for the management of all communications, public relations, and social media presence. Responsibilities include management and oversight of LOTT’s overall brand tone, style guide, and set of standards, social media accounts, e-newsletters, developing, editing and proofing content, and design work.

Feel free to either apply below or reach out to the committee chair for more information:

Robin Stramp

stramp.robin@gmail.com

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee focuses on systems, policies, and bylaws. This includes board recruitment, ongoing strategy and planning, as well as accountability to the Executive Committee in ensuring policies and bylaws are understood and enacted. Individuals with at least one of the following skills are preferred: evaluation, strategic planning, facilitation, and nonprofit governance. 

Feel free to either apply below or reach out to the committee chair for more information:

Kai Michels

Programming Committee

The Programming Committee determines all programming for the organization. This includes, recruitment related to programming, such as fellows, mentors, hosts, speakers, etc. as well as promoting, designing and implementing programming. Individuals with at least one of the following skills are preferred: marketing and outreach, curriculum design, adult education, and application process management.

Feel free to either apply below or reach out to the committee chair for more information:

Audra Kirch

Our expectations:

We strive to have a diversity of thought, perspective, and experience on our board to best serve our fellows. For that reason, we commit to having at least 50% of our board and committee members self-identify as a member of an underrepresented community (or communities). 

We ask that candidates: 

  • Understand that LOTT is an active, working board that powers a volunteer-run organization. As board and committee members, we give our time, expertise, talent and enthusiasm to make the program happen

  • Possess a commitment to the mission of Leaders of Today and Tomorrow and WoMN ACT

  • Maintain a willingness to develop, maintain, and build a resource network for Twin Cities women; and to call upon that network to help LOTT meet its goals. 

  • Commit to serve a term of one year (committee) or two years (board), with the possibility for renewal

  • Participate actively in a committee and its projects

  • Have capacity to meet the time requirement of board and committee meetings, review all materials ahead of those meetings

  • Previous community engagement experience preferred but not required

  • Make a personally significant financial contribution to LOTT each fiscal year, through standalone or monthly recurring gifts. We have no minimum contribution requirement. Every gift is helpful and valued.


 

Board and Committee members can expect that LOTT will:

  • Help Board and Committee members gain valuable leadership experience as a board member of a non-profit organization

  • Nurture and expand your network among Minneapolis-St. Paul Area women

  • Cultivate a transparent, courageous culture where we assume good intent and do what we say we’ll do

  • Celebrate your individual successes and our collective ones as we leverage activity into meaningful community contributions

  • Value diversity in all its forms

  • Provide orientation for new board and committee members

  • Pair new members with a “Board Buddy” for their first year

  • Share agendas and materials with you at least 24 hours in advance of any meeting

  • End each meeting with clear expectations of to do’s and assignments before the next meeting

  • Reimburse you for any approved expenses in a timely manner

  • Have a preference for local candidates because a strong Minneapolis-St. Paul Area network is important for the role. Remote committee members will be considered on a case-by-case basis

  • Strive to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all