Board of Directors

  • Health (Other)
  • San Diego

Website March of Dimes

From advocacy to education to research, March of Dimes is working to level the playing field so that all moms and babies are healthy. We’re advocating for policies that protect them. We’re working to radically improve the healthcare they receive. We’re pioneering research to find solutions. We’re empowering families with programs, knowledge and tools to have healthier pregnancies.

Position Title: Market Board Member
Responsible to: Market Board Chair
Staff Partner: Executive Director
Term: 3 years


  • Identify and recruit corporate partners and develop new business relationships
  • Support March of Dimes financially through a defined give and get $10,000 target. Members can meet this requirement in many ways; market target is negotiated with volunteer leadership and staff
  • Make a personal gift annually; minimum of $1,000 is recommended.
  • Hold staff and each other accountable to meet market business plan objectives
  • Use the Standards of Excellence to benchmark board performance and measure progress


  • Keep mission at the center of market activity and work collaboratively with fellow board members and staff to build partnerships, steward relationships and mobilize communities to address the urgent maternal and infant health crisis facing our country
  • Support the mission by leading and/or serving on a market standing committee or sub committee


  • Lead by example by inspiring others to take action in support of March of Dimes mission
  • Build a pipeline of supporters through a number of meaningful engagement opportunities
  • Recruit, welcome and engage other volunteer leaders through a formalized process of nomination, orientation, onboarding and recognition
  • Register for the Advocacy Action Center/respond as requested with contacts and/or calls to action
  • Agree to board responsibilities through an Individual Engagement Plan

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