tSBoard of Directors

he Board member will support the work of tSB and provide mission-based leadership and strategic guidance.  While day-to-day operations are led by tSB’s staff, the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Board Member responsibilities include: 

Board Meetings

Regularly attend and actively participate in all board meetings, held monthly

▪ Review agenda and supporting materials prior to meetings 

▪ Attend the annual Board Member retreat, the annual gala and team-building activities

 

Committees

▪ Serve on at least one (1) committee and offer to take on special assignments to support strategic goals (ex. Finance, fundraising, risk management, etc.)

  • Partner with other board members to ensure respective committee work are carried out 

▪ Review agenda and supporting materials prior to meetings 

 

Organizational

▪ Stay informed with the tSB’s mission, services, policies, and programs 

▪ Stay informed on developments in the organization’s field 

  • Assist the Board Chair in identifying and recruiting other Board Members 
  • Ensure tSB’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities tSB serves 

Staff support

▪ Respect the role of staff and refrain from making special requests of staff 

  • Contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director 

Leadership 

  • Serve as a trusted member to the Chair in order to develop and implement tSB’s strategic plan
  • Review outcomes and metrics created by tSB for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its  performance and effectiveness using those metrics 
  • Participate in approving tSB’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being  informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities 
  • Set policy (if necessary) and ensure that the organization has adequate resources to carry out its mission
  • Evaluate board effectiveness as a governing body, as a group of volunteers, and as representatives of the  community in upholding the public interest served by tSB 

Governance

▪ Follow conflict-of-interest and confidentiality policies 

  • Maintain balance between giving the Executive Director ample room to manage the organization and  ensuring ethical standards are upheld 
  • Ensure that tSB obeys applicable laws and regulations; follows its own bylaws; and that the nonprofit  adheres to its stated purpose/mission 

Fundraising 

  • Represent tSB to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization
  • Solicit contributions from foundations, organizations, and individuals for annual contributions that are commensurate with tSB’s financial  goals

▪ Support the organization with an annual personal financial contribution and through informing others of the organization’s work 

Time commitment

tSB’s Board Members will serve a two-year term and are eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. 

Qualifications 

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about tSB’s mission and who has a track record of board leadership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business,  government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. Their accomplishments will encourage them to attract other  well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.