Job Openings Advisory Council Fly For The Culture

About the job Advisory Council Fly For The Culture

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Purpose:

The Advisory Council serves as a critical community champion for Fly For The Culture nonprofit. Members of the Advisory Council share their gifts in service to our mission by providing our organization with their professional expertise; their diverse knowledge of constituent perspectives; their connections to local, national, or international resources, colleagues, or peers; their philanthropic support or other forms of needed assistance. The Advisory Council has no governing function within the organization.

Reasons for creating an Advisory Council:

• Provides a means for involving people who are willing to give critical assistance but have limited time

• Provides a means for involving people who would have been good candidates for the board of directors, but who are unable to serve right now

• Provides a way to keep critical supporters connected to the organization

• Creates a direct link to important professional and technical expertise

• Energizes Advisors as ambassadors for the organization in the community

• Recognizes individuals for their distinguished service

• Assists in efforts to increase philanthropic support

• Enlists help from others without enlarging the governing board

 

 Structure:

• Elected by the board of directors

• Up to three, two-year terms

• Open invitation to attend board meetings, but in a nonvoting capacity


 Expectations:

• Act annually in some significant way to support the organization’s mission (e.g. expert advice, door opening, funding, or fundraising)

• Allow the organization to publicize their name and participation on the Council, list name on letterhead and other communications

• Attend events such as the annual meeting and special gatherings when able

• Keep informed about plans, activities, and needs of the organization