UNITED WAY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors of the United Way of Stanly County is a local group of community members that provide vision, oversight, and guidance to direct the organization and maximize its positive impact on the people and programs we serve.
INTERESTED IN SERVING AS A BOARD MEMBER?
The nomination period for new 2023-2024 Board members is from February 20th - March 20th 2023, and any community member can nominate a new member, including themselves. The Board of Directors will review the applications and invite potential Board Members to an informational session in March, 2023. The nomination form can be found by clicking on this link.
HOW OFTEN DOES THE BOARD MEET?
The Full Board meets quarterly, while the Executive Committee meets monthly. There are also special events and projects Board Members can choose to become involved in depending on their interests and availability.
WHAT DO BOARD MEMBERS DO?
Board Members serve a variety of roles within the United Way of Stanly County including:
- Helping coordinate events and Impact Projects
- Helping make connections to build our annual campaign
- Facilitating the Impact Grant process
- Volunteering at community events with our Partner Non-Profit Programs
- Providing guidance in specialty areas including budgeting, marketing, community impact, and public relations
SERVING ON A NON-PROFIT BOARD OF DIRECTORS - OVERVIEW
THREE MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF NON-PROFIT BOARDS
The following three topics, Duty of Care, Duty of Loyalty, and Duty of Obedience are standard requirements for the Boards of Non-Profit Organizations
DUTY OF CARE
Take care of the nonprofit by ensuring prudent use of all assets, including facility, people, and good will
DUTY OF LOYALTY
Ensure that the nonprofit's activities and transactions are, first and foremost, advancing its mission
DUTY OF OBEDIENCE
Ensure that the nonprofit obeys applicable laws and regulations; follows its own bylaws; and that the nonprofit adheres to its stated corporate purposes/mission.