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board interest form


please complete the following
Which skills would you best fit?
Will you be willing to volunteer at non-Board volunteer events?

If you join the Board, you agree that you can provide 3-5 hours a month, which could include attendance to Board and committee meetings, or could include independent work on board objectives. You also agree that you do not currently have any conflict of interest that would stop you from regularly participating in Board decisions.

Thank you for your application! The nominating committee will review your application and get back to you within three weeks.


If you have further questions, please contact Joy at (913) 522-3529.


TITLE: Board Member
TERM: Three years
RESPONSIBLE TO: fellow Board Members

NOTE: The entire board acts as a team to step toward accomplishing all of the roles described below. No one person can do all of the below all the time. We act in manageable steps, bit by bit, together.


  • Overall governance of agency by establishing and monitoring policies and programs and supporting development and effectiveness of Board of Directors.

  • Establish strategic purpose and direction for agency by participating in regular strategic planning and monitoring performance toward plan’s results.

  • Supervision of Director(s) by hiring and monitoring performance toward responsibilities and yearly objectives.

  • Fundraising by planning fundraising activities and participation to secure necessary resources to support operations, programs and services.

  • Represent Clement Waters and its programs and services to stakeholders, including community, funders and clients.

  • Ensure financial health of agency through conformance to up-to-date fiscal policies and procedures and through ongoing analysis of financial reports.

  • Ensure effective performance of agency’s programs through ongoing program planning and evaluation.

  • Ensure conformance to federal, state, local and agency policies and procedures.


  • Gets to know other board members and their perspectives.

  • Participates actively in board and committee work.

  • Performs due diligence, prepares for meetings by reviewing material, and volunteers opinion when necessary.

  • Regularly attends meetings as required by the bylaws.

  • Votes on raised matters to move organization forward.

  • Contributes financially to the nonprofit.

  • Completes accepted duties thoroughly and on time.

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