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Board Membership

The Family Promise Board can consist of up to 18 individuals. These individuals are voted onto the Board after a preliminary period of service on at least one committee. Please learn about our current Board below.

You can also learn more specifically about Board requirements by looking at our policy manual, pages 9-35.

Click here to view the annual affirmation all Board members.

Please click on this page to learn about our current Board!

Structure of our Board

  1. Strong Committees, Effective Board
    Except for the Executive Committee, board members will not be required to chair our committees. However, each board member will be expected to serve on one standing committee and represent the committee(s) at our regular board meetings. The bulk of our board directives will be carried out by our committee chairs.
  2. Board Size and Terms
    Our Board will consist of seven to nine members for our first three years of operation. Members will serve three year terms that are renewable for one additional term.At the first meeting of the Board, the Trustees shall draw lots so that the term of one third of the Trustees shall expire at the end of one year, one third at the end of two years, and one third at the end of three years. Thereafter, the terms of Trustees shall be for three years.

Board size may increase based on future needs.

  • Officers
    President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer
  • Meeting Frequency
    Regular meetings will be held monthly for the first year of operation, and quarterly thereafter.
    Special meetings of the Executive Committee may be held at the discretion of the President.
  • Standing and Special Committees
    • Board Development
    • Executive
    • Finance
    • Fund Development (including grant, speaker’s bureau, corporate sponsorship, and special events)
    • Information Technology
    • Human Resources
    • Public Relations
    • Network Relations (for a second and third Interfaith Hospitality Network)
    • Description of each committee: click here.

The program is just wonderful. It’s really great to be on my own now, but in some ways, I kinda miss it. They’re such great people, all the volunteers. I really miss them. It’s like they’ve become a part of my family.

— Shaneekua