Board of Directors Elections for 2011

Hi folks, it’s time once again to elect new Legion of Tech board members. We are trying a different election process this year (see below). Our goal is to diversify our board and open LoT to more community involvement. In particular, we are looking for people with experience in non-profit management and/or finance.

Below you’ll find information about the terms, duties, qualifications, selection process and finally a board application. If you have any questions, please contact us at board@legionoftech.org.

Applications are due: Monday, November 22nd at 10:00pm PST (deadline extended).

Current Board Members

Current board members are: Josh Bancroft, Amy Farrell, Chris Pitzer, Dawn Foster, Christie Koehler and Jason Mauer.

Josh, Dawn and Chris are ending their terms this year. Amy is running for another term. Christie and Jason will continue their existing two-year terms.

Terms

Directors shall serve for two years starting on the first day of the calendar year.

Duties

Board members are expected to put forth their best efforts to serve Legion of Tech (LoT). Duties of the board include:

  • Regularly attend monthly board meetings.
  • Attend as many LoT events as possible.
  • Serve on event planning committees as needed.
  • Act as a liaison between the community and Legion of Tech.
  • Fund raise for Legion of Tech events.
  • Attend to various LoT administrative tasks, including but not limited to: accounting, budgeting and advertising.
  • Recruit and nurture LoT volunteers.
  • Act according to the LoT bylaws.
  • Manage LoT funds appropriately and wisely.

Qualifications

Ability to serve on a working board of directors and fulfill the duties listed above. As a director, you should be ready to commit at least 10 hours a month to LoT business.

Selection Process

We will elect between 3 and 7 board members for 2011. We are not looking for a particular number of board members, but, rather, we want to create the best fit for the organization.

The application window will be open until Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 10:00pm PST. After that time, the current board will review all applications and follow-up interviews will be scheduled as needed.

In order to be eligible to run for the board, applicants must be nominated and then seconded by a current board member. We will announce all those who have been nominated and are running for the board on December 1st, 2010. Voting for the 2011 board will take place at the December board meeting on December 9th, 2010.

New board members will start their term on January 1, 2011.

The 2011 board will nominate and vote for officers (Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) during the January board meeting.

Application

Go to 2011 Board Application (Google form). Applications are due Monday, November 22nd by 10pm PST.