Pride 2014, July 18 - 20
Board of Directors
Board of Director 2013 Officers

Board Meetings:
Date: 3rd Wednesday of Every Month
Time: 6:30pm
San Diego Pride Office
3620 30th Street
San Diego, CA 92104
Agenda: Click Here for Standing Board Agenda

Board Member Information

Title: Director of the Board

Term: 3 years.

Specific experience and/or knowledge in at least one management area: law, finance, and real estate. Special consideration is given to women, young professionals, and people of color.

Overall Responsibilities:
Together with the rest of the Board, each Director is responsible for ensuring effective and fiscally sound operations consistent with Pride's mission. This will require the Director to provide vision, leadership, expertise, and judicious advice.

General Expectations:
  • Know Prides by-laws, mission, purposes, goals, policies, programs, services, strengths, and needs.
  • Contribute at least 8-10 hours per month (on average) in working on board-related activities.
  • Serve and actively participate in at least one and not more than two standing committees of the Board.
  • Suggest individuals of achievement and distinction for membership on the Board.
  • Serve as an advocate of Pride to various constituent groups and to the public.
  • Fulfill Pride-related commitments within agreed upon deadlines.
Fiduciary Responsibilities:
  • Exercise prudence in conjunction with the whole Board in managing the control of Pride funds.
  • Faithfully read and understand the organization's financial statements.
  • Understand the roles, responsibilities, and liabilities of serving on the Board.
  • Attend and participate in all regular and special Board meetings as well as assigned committee meetings.
  • Prepare for all meetings by thoroughly reviewing any relevant materials in advance.
  • Suggest agenda items to ensure that policy-related matters are addressed.
  • Directors are expected to notify chair if unable to attend any meeting assigned.
Conflicts of Interest:
  • Serve the organization as a whole rather than the exclusive interest of one particular constituency.
  • Refrain from accepting personal favors or gifts from persons who do business with or work at Pride.
  • Maintain independence and objectivity at all times.
  • Operate fairly, ethically, and with personal integrity even when not obliged to do so legally or through other explicit policies.

Updated January 2013

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