Board Member

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Our Mission: To reduce the incidence, trauma and stigma of domestic violence by creating awareness, providing support and empowerment, shifting perspectives, and promoting/facilitating systems change.

NSNV Board of Directors Responsibilities

Title: Director of the Board

Term: 2 years



Willingness to be on a board that believes in a Culture of Cohesiveness, Passion, Accountability, Engagement and Fun.


Overall Responsibilities:

Together with the rest of the board, each Director is responsible for ensuring effective and fiscally sound operations consistent with NSNV mission.


General Expectations:

Know NSNV mission, purpose, goals, services, strengths, and nd serve as an enthusiastic public ambassador for NSNV in the community, with funders, and potential resources.
Meeting Expectations:

Meetings will occur on the 1st Monday (4-5PMPST) every other month outside of August, September, October (Fundraiser Season). Invite will be provided via NSNV email in Teams. Meetings will be 60 minutes. Must attend 75% of meetings. Meeting conflicts must be reported 7 days prior to secretary. Board members are responsible for supplying any information they are required to give to someone on the board. Members missing meetings are also required to review the recording of the meeting as well as meeting minutes.

Attending board meetings during fundraiser season is mandatory. These meetings will be 90-minute meetings in order to accommodate planning. Board members must log in and be on camera 5 min prior to the meeting start time.

Meeting minutes and any other documentation required to be reviewed by all board members prior to the next meeting.
New agenda items emailed to the secretary minimum 24hrs prior to meeting.

Board members must participate in monthly committee meetings (all must participate in one): Volunteers, Finance (Donations/Fundraising), Communications (Internal/External), Committee meeting updates at all board meetings, Retreat/Fundraiser/Events attendance mandatory

Teams Training (document management). All board members are required to have teams available to them to review documents and receive IMs as needed.

Email Response: In general emails should be checked every 48hrs. During fundraising season, emails should be checked daily.
A Rooster with board members’ cells numbers is updated and a group text is started for urgent needs. Email subject lines will state the purpose of email.Titled – Important Information, Time Sensitive, Action Needed.
Financial Responsibility:

Annual responsibility of Give/Get of $1,000.00 per year paid either in installments or prior to the end of the fiscal year.
Separate giving which will occur during the yearly fundraiser.
Increase each year of annual giving to be discussed.

Conflict of Interest:

Serve the organization as a whole rather than the exclusive interest of one particular constituency. Refrain from accepting personal favors or gifts from persons who do business with NSNV. Maintain independence and objectivity at all times.Operate fairly, ethically, and with personal integrity even when not obliged to do so legally or through explicit policies.

Adhere to by-laws regarding conflict of interest.

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