Available Position: Board Secretary
The Board Secretary is responsible for keeping records of board actions, including overseeing the taking of minutes at all board meetings, sending out meeting announcements, adding and removing board members from systems, organizing food and drink volunteers, and distributing copies of minutes and the agenda to each board member.
The Secretary is a board member on the Executive Committee. The board meets from 5:30-7:00 on the second Tuesday of odd months. The Executive Committee meets from 5:30-7:00 on the second Tuesday of even months.
We are committed to having at least 50% of board and committee members identify as belonging to institutionally oppressed community(ies). For that reason, we are deliberately holding open space on our board for women who come from diverse communities. We strive to have as much diversity of thought, perspective, and experience on our board as possible so that we can best serve our fellows.
Willingness to develop, maintain, and build a resource network for young women
A commitment to the mission of Leaders of Today and Tomorrow and the Minnesota Women’s Consortium
Ability to meet the time requirement of Board and Executive Committee meetings and an estimated additional 8 hours per month individually or in small groups
Previous community engagement experience preferred
Support LOTT financially with $100 Board dues
Fulfill term of two years
Board and Committee Overview
The board is comprised of Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, three committee chairs, and at-large board members. LOTT operates with a strong committee structure.
Committees include Executive, Governance, Programming and Resource Development. Non-board committee members serve alongside board members on committees.
The Executive Committee executes ongoing strategic decisions of the organization. Four officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer) and three Committee Chairs serve as the members of the Executive 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.
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.
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.