Available Position: Resource Development Committee Chair

The Resource Development Committee Chair will lead the Resource Development Committee, which is comprised of board members and non-board committee members.

 

 

What does this committee do? 

This committee will conduct all strategy and planning around resource development. They are responsible for developing and reviewing fiscal procedures, fundraising plans, and the annual budget with board members in coordination with the Secretary and Treasurer. The board must approve the budget and all expenditures must be within budget. Any major change in the budget must be approved by the board or the Executive Committee. This includes leading work with individual donors; exploring other funding opportunities such as grants; and securing in-kind donations.

What is the Resource Development Chair responsible for?

The Resource Development Committee Chair is responsible for recruiting Resource Development Committee members, ensuring the committee is meeting their goals and preparing reports for the board and Executive committee meetings. 

What does service look like?

The Resource Development Committee Chair serves on both the Executive Committee and the Resource Development Committee. The board meets from 5:30-7:00 on the second Tuesday of odd months. The Resource Development Committee meets the second Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:00pm in even months. The Executive Committee’s bi-monthly meeting time is TBD.

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