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Wild Virginia

Board Opportunity
OrganizationWild Virginia
Contact Emailinfo@wildvirginia.org
Contact Phone Number4343-971-1553
Primary Focus AreaEnvironment
Service AreasStatewide
Year Organization Established1998
Number of Paid Staff2
Current Operating Budget180,000
Board Meeting Frequencyevery other month
City In Which Board Meetings Are Heldonline

Board Position type

Board Member

Desired skills, perspectives, experiences, and characteristics of new board members

We are a small and growing organization with strong grassroots support. Our board is
active and engaged in making Wild Virginia stronger and more effective every day.

If this sounds like the place for you, we hope you’ll join us!

Duties: The Board Member shall perform the usual duties of this office:
● Act as an enthusiastic champion for Wild Virginia in the community by
volunteering at outreach events.
● Actively assist with fundraising efforts and supports annual fundraising with his or
her own financial contributions.
● Attend all board meetings (every other month).
● Participate in annual strategic planning sessions to set goals for the organization
and assess the organization’s performance in achieving its mission .
● Participate in committee work.
● Assist with monitoring financial reports to ensure the organization has adequate
resources to achieve its mission.
● Assist with the evaluation of the performance of the Executive Director.
● Help the organization strive for inclusivity and diversity.

You will be asked to serve a term of two years. If interested in applying or if you have
questions please contact Wild Virginia for more information at (434) 971-1553 or
info@wildvirginia.org . www.wildvirginia.org

Annual Time Commitment (including committee meetings, special events, work outside the board, etc.)

Board meetings every other month (2 hrs each) and committee work in between (10 hrs month)

Is a minimum financial contribution required?

Yes

Board Financial Commitment

We ask to be one of the top three organizations to which you donate

Prior Board experience preferred?

Yes

Does the Board have term limits?

Yes

Board Term Limit

Two years (renewable)

Additional Information

Wild Virginia works to improve the overall connectivity of Virginia’s wild lands and
waters. Our current campaigns include:

➔ Protecting Virginia’s water quality. This includes working closely with our partners
to fight the Mountain Valley fracked gas pipelines.

➔ Building coalitions to improve habitat connectivity throughout the state.

➔ Providing meaningful outdoor experiences. We believe the places you know are
the places you care about.

➔ Helping citizens make their voices heard in decisions about our public lands.

Does The Organization have Directors & Officer's insurance?

Yes

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