BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank has an active and committed board of directors whose role is to define the organization’s mission and govern the realization of that mission. The Board meets nine times a year to determine policies and procedures, review financial health, and monitor progress toward the achievement of strategic objectives. Board terms are 3 years each with option for renewal (two full terms maximum).
A list of current board members can be seen here.
Expectations of Board Members
- Serve actively for the duration of your term
- Attend and participate in board meetings (live or via Web meeting)
- Serve on a committee and support that committee’s efforts for the organization
- Support development/fundraising efforts
- Serve as a positive representative of the organization
ATTN: Sarah Nelson
1121 Gilbert Court
Iowa City IA 52240-4528
The Board of Directors is seeking community volunteers to serve on these committees. Committees meet once a month and a one-year commitment is preferred. Click here to read a committee member’s responsibilities. Committee volunteers may be recommended for service as a board director in the future.
We want thoughtful, motivated people willing to:
- Share the benefit of their life experiences
- Collaborate with a wide variety of people and organizations
- Help make good decisions
- Plan for whatever the future might hold
Download a Committee Application and send it to Sarah Nelson for consideration. For more information or if you have questions, contact Sarah Nelson, our Executive Director, at (319) 351-2726 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A description of each board committee is provided below:
The Advocacy Committee works to generate grassroots support for issues that impact CommUnity and the individuals that it serves.
The Finance Committee monitors the short-term and long-term financial health of CommUnity to ensure adequate funding for its mission.
The Development Committee monitors and provides recommendations to ensure appropriate visibility/awareness and financial support for the organization.
Program Oversight Committee
The Program Oversight Committee monitors and guides CommUnity in the delivery of services to clients.
The Governance Committee oversees board and committee operations and effectiveness, including the development or revision of agency policies.
The Policy sub-committee ensures that the organization’s policies are reviewed and updated as needed.
Client Advisory Committee
The purpose of the CommUnity Client Advisory Committee is to provide current and potential client perspectives and input into the programs and activities of CommUnity.
The Executive Committee includes the elected Board officers and an additional Board member and is responsible for coordinating board activities, operations, and meetings.