Know anyone who should serve on the Board?
This is your opportunity to nominate yourself or another exemplary NAWBO member to participate in our chapter leadership. (Nominees must be Premiere Members of NAWBO Orlando and will serve during the 2018 - 2019 year.)
Which spots on the board are open?
We are currently accepting nominations for the following board positions:
Director Board Member/Programs Chair. This is a one-year renewable term and will work closely with the chairs of all committees for chapter events. This Board member will oversee and help schedule all programming, help create agendas, and work closely with the Board to facilitate topics that provide optimum membership value and retention as well as recruitment.
Director Board Member/Communications Chair. This is a one-year renewable term and will work closely with the marketing committee to communicate all chapter news and events. In addition, the Communications Chair provides a report to the Board, attends monthly Board meetings and continues to develop strategies that will enrich the quality of NAWBO Orlando programs.
President Elect. This is a one-year term and includes fulfilling the duties to assist the president and serve on the Board of Directors. This officer will assume the duties of president the following year. This position will be filled by someone that has served at least one year on the board.
Secretary. This is a two-year renewable term (maximum 4 years). This position keeps an accurate record of the proceedings of the Executive Committee and Board meetings and maintains the record of the Chapter.
Treasurer. This is a two-year renewable term (maximum 4 years). This position supervises and maintains accurate records of all financial activities of the Chapter, collects monies payable to the Chapter, provides necessary financial information for budget activities, prepares annual budget and provides financial reports and information to the Board at meetings.
What is expected of board members?
The new board members elected will attend an installation ceremony and assume their new roles from July 2018 through June 2019.
Board members are expected to:
- Attend 11 board meetings and one full-day retreat. (Up to three of these meetings may be joined via conference call.)
- Provide leadership in what they say and do for the chapter.
- Inspire, encourage, and guide the chapter into fruitful areas of activity by creativity, word, and deed.
- Support all board members by personally advocating, fundraising and making meaningful community relationships with businesses, organizations, and individuals that will give to our Chapter and Foundation.
- Actively serve on at least one committee per year and support all programming.
- Always be mindful of the NAWBO mission and vision:
- Strengthening the wealth-creating capacity of our members and promoting economic development within the entrepreneurial community.
- Creating innovative and effective change in the business culture.
- Building strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations.
- Transforming public policy and influencing opinion makers.