Are you passionate about our work and mission and aligned with our values and areas of impact in the strategic plan? Do you have fundraising experience and want to help us develop the resources necessary to achieve our goals? Are you committed to racial justice and interested in how transportation and mobility can advance equity? Are you looking for ways to get more involved in our efforts to build an Atlanta where everyone moves safely, easily, and sustainably throughout the city?
If so, read on! We're seeking dedicated community members to join our Governing Board. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is at a pivotal moment as we grow the organization in order to fulfill our expanded mission: to reclaim Atlanta’s streets as safe, inclusive, and thriving spaces for people to ride, walk, and roll.
image: 2018 Governing Board members
The Governing Board supports our work and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition's staff, the board-staff relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.
Governing Board members:
✅ Provide leadership, governance, and oversight
✅ Serve as a trusted advisor to the staff leadership as they develop and implement the strategic plan
✅ Uphold the organization's commitment to racial equity
✅ Review outcomes and metrics created to evaluate our impact
✅ Approve the annual budget and audit reports; stay informed of and meet all legal and fiduciary responsibilities
✅ Serve on one or more committees; serve as an officer if called upon by the Board Chair
✅ Represent the organization to stakeholders; act as an ambassador
✅ Ensure our commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflect the entirety of the city of Atlanta
✅ Consider the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority
Desired Skills and Traits
For the upcoming board cycle we're looking for candidates with experience in one or more of the following:
- Nonprofit fundraising
- Financial management
- Communications and marketing
- Attend quarterly board meetings
- Join at least one committee and attend monthly meetings
- Review agenda and materials prior to all meetings
- Conduct board work in between meetings as needed
- Policy and Infrastructure
- Marketing and Communications
- Team Support
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