The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Center. Board members work with staff to ensure that all programs and services are in line with the mission and vision of the Center. Responsibilities include fundraising, oversight of programs and administration, strategic planning, and more. Board of Directors members are expected to attend Board meetings and monthly committee meetings. Members receive training upon acceptance to the Board.
Volunteers may serve on a committee without becoming a Board member. These volunteers meet monthly with their committee, assisting with tasks as needed. These committee members do not have the legal responsibilities or voting rights of a Board member.
Fundraising Committee: This committee is responsible for planning and coordinating the fundraising activities of the Center. The committee advises the Board on fundraising goals and strategies. The committee primarily works on special events such as the Annual Holiday Auction and Cupcakes & Cocktails.
Diversity Committee: This committee works to increase accessibility of Center services to all people. It strategizes how to conduct outreach to underserved populations.
Finance Committee: This committee advises the Board on the fiscal implications of its decisions. Chaired by the Treasurer, the committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Board about annual budgets and budget revisions. It also helps monitor the agency’s annual financial audit.
Board Development Committee: This committee maintains the health of and encourages engagement from Board members through careful communication and support. This committee also recruits new Board members and committee volunteers in addition to preparing a slate of candidates for election to the Board of Directors each year.
Personnel Committee: This committee is responsible for developing and implementing Center personnel policies. The committee advises the Board on salary ranges and is also responsible for handling grievances presented to the Board by Center staff and volunteers.