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Responsibilities and Duties of Board Members

  • Agree to honor all Yes I Can Unity Through Music & Education policies in order to maintain our organization good standing status with our vendor organizations and the IRS. (These will be provided to you should you choose to continue as a candidate for the Board)

  • Elected annually with requested commitment of one year.

  • Attend board meetings in their entirety (two excused absences/year per bylaws). Arrive promptly for all meetings.

  • Participate in board meetings through active discussion and exercising voting rights. (We follow Robert's Rules of Order. Please let us know if you are unfamiliar with this and we can explain).

  • Attend Annual Meeting and Election.

  • Attend or otherwise support all major fundraisers throughout the year.

  • Actively solicit donations from individuals and businesses for fundraisers and other events.

  • Donate an average of 4-8 hours per month of time in addition to board meetings.

  • Participate in at least one community outreach event annually, as each member is able.

  • Chair or co-chair at least 1 committee.

  • Participate as an active member of at least 1 additional committee.

  • Enlist volunteers to help with committees and events.

  • Recruit new board and committee members as appropriate.

  • Respond to email correspondence within 48 business hours.

  • Email agenda items to secretary at least 24 hours prior to board meeting.

  • Attend and participate in annual strategic planning  meeting.

Are you ready to join the YIC Board and make a difference? Apply for the Board of Trustees