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 due no later than December 31, 2017. The Board of Trustees will be announced on February 1, 2018.
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 and Yakima).
The Board of Trustees is composed of five members who are selected by the Every Woman Can Board of Directors. The term of office is four years, and a Trustee may fill an unexpired term and/or serve for two consecutive terms (four years each).
Prospective Trustees should be aware of the following criteria which will be used in evaluating candidates.
A Trustee Must:
Commit to Every Woman Can’s mission: saving lives through early detection, education, and wellness activities AND fundraise to provide dollars to meet the critical care needs throughout our 20 counties within the Inland Northwest.
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.
Be connected in the county that you are representing.
Have past volunteer/board service experience.
What Trustees Do
Attend two (2) mandatory meetings per year – the annual meeting in October and the spring meeting to choose grantees with the Board of Directors.
Serve on one committee (Event, Communications or Fundraising)
Represent Every Woman Can at county events
Present Breast Cancer proclamation at local city/county/county commissioner meetings in October (We will provide the outline for you).
Participate in speaking opportunities throughout the region.
Represent Every Woman Can at various third party and external events.