We seek members who are passionate about our mission, support LGBTQIA+ issues, believe in the power of theatre, and who are motivated to serve a community. We seek members who bring joy and positivity along with professional skills, strong networks, an a readiness to raise resources and build connections.
Some specific skill sets that are appealing include the following, but a passion for the mission is a must, and we find that motivates members into action and they always find a way to bring value to our team.
Philanthropy/Fundraising - We are a leader in arts education and must find new approaches to obtaining funds to support our growth. We are seeking a board member knowledgeable about the industry of philanthropy. The primary role will be to provide guidance for the development of annual and longer range fundraising plans, and alert the Staff to fund raising trends and opportunities.
Special Event Planning/Support - We hold an annual gala each year and various other cultivation and special events as well as donor appreciation functions. We are seeking a board member with experience in events to advise and support the Staff in all phases of event planning and execution.
Accounting - We are seeking a CPA/CFO, preferably with experience in the complexity of NFP fiscal management, to provide guidance to the Board in understanding financial issues and fulfilling its fiduciary responsibilities.
Entrepenuer - We anticipate expanding our activities and programs. An executive or entrepreneur who has led an organization through the complexity of growth would have valuable experience to share with Board and Staff.
IT - Effective use of social media and technology for the purposes of expanding our reach, spreading our message, audience development and participation in programs is becoming essential. We are seeking a technology consultant or corporate executive from the tech industry to provide guidance to the Board in determining our technology strategy now and in the future.
Marketing/Public Relations - Our organization must reach many types of audiences. We are seeking a board member with expertise in advertising or public relations from a corporation or consulting form who could provide guidance and assistance in implementation of effective communication strategies.