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Board Member

Our missionTo strengthen communities by increasing the influence and capacity of Nevada’s nonprofit sector
Our boardThe Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits has been organized to operate exclusively for charitable purposes, including but not limited to: (A) Social betterment of nonprofit organizations in the State of Nevada, including their members or clients; (B) Increasing the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations serving the people of the State of Nevada by providing a forum: (1) where they can make their needs known and voices heard; (2) where they can take joint action on problems of mutual concern; (3) where the can share resources (C) Sharing information with the administrative and legislative branches of state, county and local government on the role of nonprofit organizations; (D) Education of the general public on services and needs of nonprofit organizations; and (E) Providing services to assist nonprofit organizations in carrying out their missions.
PositionANN board members are the fiduciaries who steer the 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. This is a working board where you will roll up your sleeves and set policy and strategy, but also will do the work. 
Desired skills
Board*, Diversity/Inclusion*, Strategy Consulting*
Commitment3 to 5 hours/month
DonationWe strive for 100% board giving, but have no strict guidelines around financial contributions.
RequirementsArticle VI: Board of Directors SECTION 1. Management. The management of the Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits shall be vested in a board of directors which shall number not less than seven or more than fifteen and shall include the officers of the Corporation. All powers not delegated by the board of directors are reserved to it. SECTION 2. Nondiscrimination Policy. ANN is committed to a policy of fair representation on the board of directors and will not discriminate on the basis of race, disability, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, geography or age. Directors shall be selected on the basis of representation from the nonprofit sector, the business community, and the community at large. Insofar as possible, at least 51 percent of the board will consist of representatives of nonprofit members. 4 SECTION 3. Election of New Directors. Election of new directors or election of current directors to a second term will occur at the Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits’ annual meeting. Directors will be elected by a majority of participating members. SECTION 4. Term of Office. The term of each director of the corporation will be three years. No director will be eligible to serve more than two consecutive full terms as a director, except when authorized by a two-thirds majority vote of the board of directors (The board chair is exempt from this “two consecutive full terms” limit, as noted in Section 11). Approximately one-third of the members of the board of directors shall be elected each year. As nearly as numerically possible, one-third of the directors of the first Board will serve for one year, one third for two years and one-third for three years commencing with the first annual meeting. All subsequent members of the Board of directors shall be elected for three-year terms by the members at the Annual Meeting of the Corporation. All subsequent elections shall be for three-year terms except when the election is for an unexpired term. SECTION 5. Unexpired Term. When a director dies, resigns, or is removed, the board may elect a director to serve for the duration of the unexpired term.
On-boardingSECTION 11. Meetings. The Board of directors shall meet a least four times a year including a meeting held immediately after each regular meeting of members. Meetings can occur by conference telephone or similar communications equipment, so long as all directors participating in the meeting can hear one another, and such directors shall be deemed to be present in person at such meetings. 5 SECTION 12. Special Meetings. Special meetings of the Board of directors may be called by the Chair, the Executive director or by any three members of the Board of directors, with the time and place determined by whomever calls the meetings. SECTION 13. Notice. Notice of all meetings shall be given to all Board members by first class mail, personal delivery, or electronic transmission, not less than 7 days prior to such meetings. SECTION 14. Quorum. One-half of the members of the Board of directors then in office shall constitute a quorum.