By Francie Lin, GFN Writer-in-Residence I think everyone would rather forget the early pandemic days…
At age 6, Grow Food Northampton is looking for two new board members with vision, energy, and strong skill sets to help make decisions about the ongoing governance of the organization. New board members will work closely with our 10 current board members and the Executive Director. The term is three years. Board members are expected to consistently attend board meetings (6 per year), to serve on at least one committee, and to make annual financial contributions that are meaningful to them.
We expect all nominees to have a passion for our mission, and we are also specifically seeking members with the following skills and experience:
- Fundraising, including institutional and individual contacts
- Non-profit leadership, including prior board membership
- Legal skills
- Media/public relations
- Financial skills
- Public policy/government relations
- Spanish language
Please see the Call for Nominations (available here in Spanish and English) for details on how to nominate yourself or someone you know.
Deadline for Nominations: April 30, 2016.