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Available Position: Programming Committee Chair

The Programming Committee Chair is a Board Member of Leaders of Today and Tomorrow (LOTT) with responsibilities of leading the Programming Committee and participation on the Executive Committee.

What does this committee do?
The Programming Committee, consisting of board members and non-board committee members, determines all facets of the Leaders of Today and Tomorrow leadership development program. This includes recruitment for Fellows, Mentors, hosts, and speakers. We promote, design, and implement the LOTT program. Individuals with at least one of the following skills are preferred: marketing and outreach, curriculum design, adult education, or application process management. 

What is the Programming Chair responsible for?
The Programming Chair is responsible for driving continual improvement to the program, ensuring committee members understand the goals of the committee and how each committee member is able to support those goals, creating meeting agendas and leading meetings that continue momentum toward the goals, preparing the budget, and producing other reports for the Executive Committee meetings. The Programming Chair also participates in recruiting Programming Committee members.

What does service look like?
The Programming Chair serves on the Board, the Executive Committee, and the Programming Committee. 


Meeting times: 

  • The board meets from 6:00-8:00pm on the second Tuesday of odd months. 

  • The Executive Committee meets on the 4th Monday of even months from 6:00-7:00pm.

  • Committees meet monthly for one or one and a half hours, at a time selected by the committee as a whole.


We ask that members: 

  • 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.


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

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