Board Application

DrugFree WilCo

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our mission is to prevent and reduce drug misuse and addiction among youth and adults; and to provide education, communication and awareness of resources in Wilson County, TN.

What We Do – DrugFree WilCo is a diverse 501c3 coalition for the benefit of Wilson County residents and others who wish to volunteer, donate, sponsor, and participate in thought and action to achieve our mission.

Why We Do It– To assure that Wilson County has safe, drug-free public spaces for a healthy community, and to increase an active youth environment to eliminate loneliness and isolation. Create awareness for prevention and stop the stigma for those who are in recovery.

Board Opportunity: DrugFree WilCo is currently expanding our board of directors and we are looking for new board members to enhance the skills and experience of the current board. Below is a list of board member responsibilities.

– Be passionate about and champion the mission of DrugFree WilCo

– Commit at least 1-2 hours a month to role as a board member.

– Use personal skill set to help organization.

– Engage personal network to help DrugFree WilCo’s fundraising efforts.

– Make it a priority to attend four board meetings each year.

 

NOTICE OF THE 2021 DrugFree WilCo BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTIONS

DrugFree WilCo is seeking active members of the coalition to join our Board of Directors for the 2-year term beginning July 1, 2021. The Board plays a key role in articulating the strategic direction of DrugFree WilCo and ensures the coalition is governed with excellence and vision.

Considering the high profile of these positions within the coalition, and while not limited to these areas, we are encouraging applications from coalition members with experience in one or more of the following: organizational leadership, governance of not-for-profit organizations, accounting and finance, operations management, marketing, communications, fundraising, and content strategy.

We request that applicants provide the following:

All nominations should be submitted to Michael.ayalon@mtsu.edu between now and May 31, 2021 by Midnight CST. The Secretary will review all nominations to ensure eligibility and present the eligible nominees to the coalition for a vote at the coalition meeting on June 23, 2021. At the conclusion of the online election on June 23rd, the newly elected Board will meet on a separate Zoom call to elect the Officers. The official commencement of the term for the elected Board members begins on July 1, 2021 and runs through June 30, 2023.

Thank you!