The ARMA International Educational Foundation has a vacancy on its Board of Trustees (Board). Trustees direct and inspire the programs and operation of the Foundation. The position of Trustee is one of trust. It requires that Board members always act in the best interest of the Foundation.
Specifically, the Board of Trustees performs the following functions: governs the Foundation; exercises corporate powers and controls the business affairs of the Foundation; Demonstrates open and honest fiduciary responsibility to its donors; cultivates a sense of group responsibility; establishes and implements written policies and procedures on the management of its business; governs with discipline and adheres to the proper code of conduct; meets regularly to discuss and make decisions on all matters relating to the Foundation; and evaluates its performance at the annual meeting of the Board.
The Board meets monthly via conference call. The Board is a working board, therefore all Trustees either lead or serve on operating committees.
Required qualifications: Five years continuous experience as an active and engaged member of the information management community prior to candidacy, or two years experience in serving in a leadership role in a Foundation or professional association.
Term: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020. Trustees are eligible to serve up to three 2-year terms.
Applications: If you are interested in serving on the Board as a Trustee, please submit your application for candidacy (details below). Alternatively, if you know of someone who would be interested in the position and meets the required qualifications, please forward this Call out to the person. To apply, please submit a current resume along with a letter from your employer, if applicable, indicating support of your time commitment as a Board member. Additionally, provide a written response to the following questions:
- Why do you want to serve as a Trustee on the Foundation Board?
- What strengths and skills do you bring to the Board?
- In what areas should the Foundation expand its activities?
- From what additional sources can the Foundation build funding streams to support its vision, mission, and goals?
Send this information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for Applications: Midnight (EST) April 30, 2018.
For more information, please contact Gita Werapitiya, Chair-Governance Committee, at 403-355-9038 or GWerapitiya@armaedfoundation.org.