Board of Director Responsibilities
According to the NCSEA Bylaws, the Board of Directors shall consist of no less than 12 members and no more than 16 members. One seat shall be designated as a permanent position for the Executive Director of the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center. Directors are elected to the NCSEA via mail-in or electronic ballot by current members in good standing. The election results are certified at the Annual Membership Meeting. Terms are for three years and staggered; one third of the Board is elected each year. No Director can serve more than two consecutive terms.
By agreeing to be nominated for election to the Board of Directors, individuals are committing to provide organizational and financial governance through a minimum level participation that includes:
- Attend a day-long Board & Staff Retreat each year. Attendance is in person; conference call arrangements could be made available based on location.
- Attend quarterly in person meetings lasting ~1 hour. Attendance is in person; conference call arrangements could be made available based on location.
- Attend ad-hoc Board meetings that may convene to address specific challenges facing the organization.
- Review preparation materials in advance of each Board meeting.
- Attend NCSEA's Annual Membership Meeting, Holiday Party and Fundraising Events.
- Attend NCSEA's Making Energy Work Conference (typically held in the Fall in Raleigh during odd numbered years and in Charlotte in even numbered years).
- Participate on a Board Committee (e.g., Audit & Finance; Nominating). Committee assignments are arranged at the beginning of the year during the first Board of Directors Meeting.
- Be an ambassador of NCSEA encouraging people to donate, join as members and participate in events and programs. In addition, Directors are encouraged to attend NCSEA and partner events held throughout the year.
- Maintain active membership in NCSEA for entire tenure on the Board. NCSEA offers individual membership for $75 per year.
- Become familiar with NCSEA Bylaws.
- Participate in strategic planning process (if planning occurs during tenure on Board).
The time commitment including preparation and meetings is estimated to be 5 -10 days per year.
By submitting this application I hereby certify that I have reviewed the qualifications to be a member of the Board of Directors of the NC Sustainable Energy Association, I am available to serve a three-year term on the Board, and the information included on my nomination form is correct.
Continue to the 2016 Board of Directors Nomination form here.
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