|Spread the Word Nevada is dedicated to advancing childhood literacy within low-income communities by changing lives one book at a time.
|Provide governance to Spread the Word Nevada, Inc. (“STWN”) and represent it to the community.Characteristics of the Ideal Board Member:
|Board members are the fiduciaries who steer our organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as by making sure the nonprofit has adequate resources to advance its mission.
|Last Thursday in Jan, April, June & October 11:30 AM lunch meeting
|Currently virtual, but eventually back in person at board member or STWN office
|1 to 3 hours/month
|We require a specific amount of “give or get” for all board members.
|General Time Commitment:Event/Meeting Duration Frequency BOD Meetings: 1 ½ - 2 hours* Four meetings per yearAd Hoc Committee Work: 2 hours* VariableSpecial Event Attendance: 2-4 hours 3 events per year*Not including preliminary review of meeting materials and any advance preparation required
Financial/Talent Commitment:Make a meaningful personal financial commitment of a minimum of $1000 annually to STWN and bring some special talent, skill, knowledge, contact or other contribution to further the aims of STWN. “Give or Get" at least one table sponsorship for the annual Storybook Gala.Responsibilities:
|Lunch meeting with several board members and CEOOne Hour orientation meeting with CEO and Board Chair to go over board portal and board handbookAvailability and access to CEO and Board Chair for any questions during onboarding and beyond
|We're looking for someone steeped in the legal field, particularly contract law.