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Board of trustees
Our Board of Trustees come from all over the Inland NW.
These members represent us within their counties, attend two board meetings (one in October and one in March), give input into the organization and receive all communications from our organization including event invitations and opportunities for leadership.
If you'd like to be considered for our Board of Trustees, please review the outline below and apply.
Note: Applications for the Board of Trustees are now open.
Every Woman Can Board of Trustees
In order to provide quality support to organizations that support women in the fight against breast cancer, Every Woman Can is seeing individuals who want to be a part of that fight. Every Woman Can is a non-profit (501(c)3) serving the Inland Northwest. We are seeking representatives from throughout the Inland Northwest (counties: Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whitman (Alyssa Heagy) and Yakima).
The Board of Trustees is composed of twenty members who are selected by the Every Woman Can Board of Directors. The term of office is two years, and a Trustee may fill an unexpired term and/or serve for two consecutive terms (four years total).
Prospective Trustees should be aware of the following criteria which will be used in evaluating candidates.
A Trustee Must:
Commit the time that is necessary to carry out the duties of a Trustee. This includes attending two board meetings and EWC events.
Be genuinely interested in supporting the fight against breast cancer.
Understand the social and cultural needs of the Inland Northwest and how that impacts health care for women.
Be able to work with others to reach a common goal.
Be open-minded, intellectually curious, and respectful of the opinions of others.
What Trustees Do 1. Must live in county where representing EWC. 2. Must serve for two years. 3. Must attend two board of directors’ meetings (March/October) 4. Must attend / volunteer for main fundraiser (Pink Ribbon Run) in April 5. Must be willing to speak at county board meeting (proclamation) 6. Must be willing to represent/speak for EWC at meetings and events throughout county. 7. Must be willing to give input as needed.