Ready to make a difference? Join our Board of Directors!
“My family has been personally touched by the work of this incredible organization,” said Crystal Rinker, mother of students and member of the Awakening Minds Art Board of Directors. “And as a member of the Board of Directors, I am inspired by the bright future of this inclusive and innovative organization and am excited to see members of the community come out and join us for the birthday celebration.”
Board Member Expectations:
-Be informed about the mission of the organization, its services, policies and programs. -Attend 12 board meetings per year. Should I be unable to attend a meeting, I will, if needed, be available for telephone consultation. -Meetings are currently held on the 1st Thursday of every month at 5:30pm-7pm -Serve on at least one board committee -Support the fundraising initiatives of the organization. -An annual personal financial contribution to the organization. This may be given as a one-time donation each year or in mutually agreed to installments during the course of the year. I will personally donate no less than $500 per year. -Actively participate in one or more fundraising activities. This may include individual and/or special event solicitation or direct mail appeals. Purse Bingo in Winter, Art auction in Fall, Any other fundraiser initiated by the board. -Providing or procuring in-kind services to benefit the organization (optional) -Promote the organization regularly with business associates, friends, family, etc. through referrals and donor prospects. -Suggest potential nominees to the Board Development Committee who can make significant contributions to the work of the board and the organization -Serve a minimum of one (1) term of three (3) years.
Awakening Minds Art, founded in 2009, is a nonprofit organization. THE MISSION: To provide therapeutic, educational and developmental programs to all ages & abilities.
THE VISION To create affirming, all-inclusive spaces where people have the confidence to develop into the best version of themselves. Awakening Minds works towards building skills that help people not only feel success within our community, but to be successful throughout their lives.