WCNO Boad of Directors Summary Job Description and Expectations

Purpose: To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of WCNO to support the organization’s mission and needs. 

Mission StatementWebber Camden Neighborhood Organization:  Empowering Collaboration & Connection to Create a Thriving and Equitable Community for All

Expectations of Board Members

• Attend and participate in at least 75% of meetings and in at least one special event per year. 

  Each board member is expected to read board packets and come to meetings prepared.

• Participate on a standing committee of the board and/or serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary. 

• Communicate and promote WCNO mission and programs to the community. 

• Become familiar with and oversee WCNO finances, budget, and financial/resource needs.

• Accept legal and fiscal responsibility for the organization, along with the board, through adherence to Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws, adopted policies and procedures.

Length of Term:   Members commit to a minimum of 2 years with the ability to serve up to 6 consecutive terms utilizing staggered terms where half of the members rotate out each year. 

Meetings and Time Commitment:   The WCNO Board of Directors is a working board that needs board members to be able to commit 2-5 hours/month for meetings and work on behalf of WCNO. 

Criteria for Board Membership:   Must meet eligibility requirements of membership as a resident of Webber Camden.  Only 2 board seats may be filled by owner or business lessees, or designated representative of a nonprofit, educational organization or governmental organization located in the neighborhood.

Benefits:

  • Have direct impact on the issues and topics that you are most concerned about and/or involved with in your community such as housing, transportation, business development, youth and families, race & equity and more.
  • Meet your neighbors and folks from different parts of the community.
  • Build skills and your resume, learn about a wide variety of issues and topics impacting quality of life across the city and in your neighborhood.

To apply, download the application here and submit to either communications@wcno.org or drop off at 1206 37th Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55412.

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