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Help us develop the next wave of women leaders

Open positions (Click each one to read)

 

 

Leaders of Today and Tomorrow (LOTT) ignites women to lead with confidence. When women lead with confidence, their leadership will build stronger, more equitable communities that will transform the world. We want you to help us live out our mission.

We review applications for Committee Members on a rolling basis. Committee Members work with Board Members, doing similar work on a shorter time commitment. 


 

The board of directors seeks passionate and committed individuals for board and committee members for terms beginning July 1, 2024.

 

Who can apply?

 

  • Anyone passionate about empowering women leaders!

  • Individuals with lots of nonprofit board service and those ready to serve on their first board.

  • Individuals who have tons of leadership experience and those who are just getting started

 

What is being a board member like?

 

  • 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

  • You will work with women leaders to support, develop, and uplift other women leaders

  • The board meets monthly via Zoom for two hours 

  • Board members will choose one committee to participate in. Current committees are Programming, Governance, Communications, and Resource Development. Committees meet every other month 

  • The time commitment is 2-10 hours per month, depending on the time of year and committee assignments.

  • Board members must review materials and be prepared for meetings and discussions.

  • Board members are asked to commit to a two-year term (renewable); committee-only members are asked to commit to a one-year renewable term.

 

How do I apply?

 

  • The application consists of a brief online application and a resume upload. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through June 17, 2024.

  • The selection process includes an interview with the Governance Chair and one other member of the current board. Interviews will be conducted in June and will be no more than 45 minutes long.

  • Appointments will be made before June 30, 2024.

  • Questions about this process can be sent to jthorson@wearelott.org.

 

Can I nominate someone?

 

Absolutely! If you know someone who would be excited about this opportunity, please refer them to this page to start the process – or submit your nomination here, and we’ll contact them.

 

Learn more about LOTT

 

Our mission is to Ignite women to lead with confidence. When women lead with confidence, they build stronger, more equitable communities that transform the world. 

 

Leaders of Today and Tomorrow (LOTT) develops and challenges emerging professional women to see their role in furthering women’s leadership in all sectors of society. The six-month fellowship program designed for women includes:

 

  1. Structured workshops each month where community leaders and experts guide Fellows through activities that develop leadership skills and strategies

  2. Mentoring, where each Fellow is paired with a Mentor, and they meet monthly for the duration of the program

  3. Personal Development Plans that each Fellow creates using the tools, skills and guidance they are acquiring to build their career path and future journey

  4. Networking with program Fellows and Mentors, as well as Board Members and other community leaders 

  5. A community-based project that is created and led by the Fellows, allowing them to use the leadership skills they are developing while giving back to the community. 


FAQs

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Leaders of Today and Tomorrow (LOTT) board members, committee members, speakers, and volunteers value diversity of individuals from every racial, ethnic, and cultural identity; gender identity and gender expression; sexual orientation; and economic, education, immigration, and disability status. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is also to foster a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.


Leaders of Today and Tomorrow is a professional development program that focuses on empowering aspiring women leaders to develop their potential to be leaders professionally, personally, in their communities, and beyond. We welcome applications from every aspiring and emerging leader who would like to develop their skills and participate in our leadership program designed for women.
 

 

We would like to thank Girl Scouts River Valleys and Chief Officers of State Library Agencies for their inspiration to name how we cultivate and strengthen our community.

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

  • 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.

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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

  • 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

Email us! We'd be happy to answer any questions you have about board or committee service. 

jthorson@wearelott.org
 

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