The Arc of the Piedmont

Board Opportunity
OrganizationThe Arc of the Piedmont
Contact Emailjsantoski@arcpva.org
Contact Phone Number(434) 977-4002
Primary Focus AreaSpecial Needs/Disabled
Service AreasCharlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson
Year Organization Established1965
Number of Paid Staff85
Current Operating Budget$4,650,000
Board Meeting FrequencyMonthly
City In Which Board Meetings Are HeldCharlottesville and by Zoom

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

As a member of the Board of Directors agree to:

  1. Regularly attend and participate in Board Meetings. Board meetings generally are held on the first Wednesday of every other month at 5:30 pm
  2. Join and be actively involved in at least 1 subcommittee.
  3. Commit to a three-year term (with possible option to renew).
  4. Contribute financially to The Arc of the Piedmont annually. (100% of the Board contributes to our organization.)
  5. Be an active and vocal advocate for the organization and participate in fundraising activities.
  6. When possible, attend annual Board retreat and other organization events that Board Members are invited to, including the annual staff retreat.
  7. Identify and recommend possible new Board members for the board..
  8. Familiarize myself with bylaws, regularly review the financials and ensure confidentiality regarding by-laws, financials and business.
  9. Agree to resign if I am unable to meet these responsibilities.
  10.  Experience or understanding of disability servcices is a plus but not necessary

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

Board meetings are 1.5 hours per month

Committee meetings 1.0 hours per month

Special events:  Up to the individual

Is a minimum financial contribution required?


Prior Board experience preferred?


Does the Board have term limits?


Does The Organization have Directors & Officer's insurance?