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Board of Directors Secretary

Posted by
Trans Matters Now
|
Las Vegas, NV

Trans Matters Now


New
|
Published 3 months ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Board of Directors Secretary

The Secretary of The Board of Directors is a volunteer position. No compensation is given to volunteers for their services on the Board of Directors. The secretary's basic functions are to:

  1. Serve as a member of the Board.
  2. Maintains records of the board and ensures effective management of organizational records.
  3. Records and manages minutes of board meetings.
  4. Ensures minutes are distributed to members shortly after each meeting
  5. Be sufficiently familiar with legal documents (policies, by-laws, IRS letters, etc.) to ensure compliance during meetings.
  6. Be familiar with events, activities, projects, news, rights/laws, and current national environment around transgender rights.
  7. Maintain a board folder (can be virtual through Google) containing the governing documents, governance policies, minutes of board meetings, and written consents

The secretary should be knowledgeable of the organization’s records, policies, structure, and operational requirements. They should be able to provide advice and resources to the board on relevant topics, such as governance matters being addressed at a meeting, or a new state corporate law, for example.

The secretary is responsible for scheduling board meetings and should ensure an adequate number of meetings are held per year, in accordance with the bylaws. The secretary is to prepare and send meeting materials in advance of each meeting for all team members to review, correct any errors, and prepare questions, or comments.

The secretary should be well-equipped to record accurate minutes and be aware/sensitive to any confidential or special information mentioned in a meeting. Meeting minutes should be in chronological order and should show key information such as board actions, elections of officers or directors, and reports/updates/feedback from other team members.

The secretary is responsible for reviewing and updating documents as necessary and ensuring all documents are safely stored and readily accessible for directors and team members.

Secretary may also be responsible for other tasks as delegated by the founder, directors, board president, or board chair.


The Secretary of The Board of Directors is a volunteer position. No compensation is given to volunteers for their services on the Board of Directors. The secretary's basic functions are to:

  1. Serve as a member of the Board.
  2. Maintains records of…

Details at a glance

  • Virtual Opportunity

Location

Las Vegas, NV

How to Apply

Application is available through Google Forms. Please click the link, scroll down and complete the volunteer questionnaire in it's entirety.

Application is available through Google Forms. Please click the link, scroll down and complete the volunteer questionnaire in it's entirety.

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