The Community Foundations National Standards Board Seeks Nominations
The Nominations Committee of the Community Foundations National Standards Board is seeking nominations for the upcoming term.
Please consider nominating yourself, a colleague, or a board member for an open position on the Community Foundations National Standards Board (CFNSB). The CFNSB is a collegial group of professionals from across the U.S. seeking to advance the community foundation field through a robust national accreditation program and public policies that enhance a community of philanthropy nationwide.
The Council on Foundations also actively engages the CFNSB in standing at the forefront of addressing national standards and public policies that advance the significant role of community foundations nationwide.
What is the Community Foundations National Standards Board of Directors?
- CFNSB is a supporting organization of the Council on Foundations.
- CFNSB oversees the accreditation process for the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations®.
- CFNSB is made up of 11 to 15 directors elected by the Council on Foundations Board of Directors.
- CFNSB also includes one (1) ex-officio member representing the Council on Foundations.
- CFNSB Directors represent the breadth and depth of the community foundation field.
What committee member characteristics are being sought?
- Minimum five (5) years of experience as a community foundation staff member or as a member of a community foundation board of directors.
- Familiar with the National Standards program and experience with its application process within their institution.
- Engaged in and knowledgeable about the community foundation field.
What are the requirements and expectations of service?
- Three-year term, renewable one term.
- Four conference call meetings and one in-person meeting annually.
- Participation in the in-person board meetings are paid by the board members.
What do you need to do now?
- December 16, 2016 is the deadline for nominations – self-nomination or referred nomination.
- Complete a CFNSB Member Nomination Form and submit it, along with a current résumé, to: Lara Kalwinski at email@example.com
- For information on the CFNSB, visit www.cfstandards.org.
- For information on the CFNSB and board service, please contact:
Executive Director of National Standards
Community Foundations National Standards Board
Community Foundations National Standards Board of Directors 2016-2017
- MN - Diana Anderson, President & CEO, Southwest Initiative Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org
- MN - Eric Anderson, Director of Stewardship, The Minneapolis Foundation, email@example.com
- PA - Janice Black, President & CEO, Foundation for Enhancing Communities, firstname.lastname@example.org
- NH - Rebecca Carr, Controller, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, email@example.com
- IA - Angela Dethlefs-Trettin, Chief Community Impact Officer, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, firstname.lastname@example.org
- VA - Robin Foreman-Wheeler, VP for Administration, Hampton Roads Community Foundation, RForeman@hamptonroadscf.org
- VA - Eileen Ellsworth, President, Community Foundation of Northern Virginia, email@example.com
- GA - Hazle Hamilton, Executive Vice President, Community Foundation of Central Georgia, firstname.lastname@example.org
- WI - Sandi Roehrig, Executive Director, Fond du Lac Area Foundation, email@example.com
- WI - Mark Sidel, Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin Law School, firstname.lastname@example.org
- NC - Jennifer Tolle Whiteside, President & CEO, North Carolina Community Foundation, Inc., email@example.com
- CT - James Williamson, President, Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, firstname.lastname@example.org
- CA - Dr. Jonathon Lorenzo Yorba, President & CEO, The Community Foundation, email@example.com
- VA - Lara Kalwinski, ex-officio member, Community Foundations National Standards Board