The Associate Board is composed of a group of emerging leaders who dedicate their own time, talents, networks, and resources to raise awareness and support the mission of Oak-Leyden. As an ambassador for the organization, each Associate Board member must express and demonstrate a commitment to the mission and vision of Oak-Leyden.
Spread awareness of Oak-Leyden and its mission
Give or Get* $500 annually
Provide leadership and engagement in one fundraiser and one volunteer event
Attend and invite people from your network to Envision events
Solicit auction items for the annual Gala.
Become a part of the Oak-Leyden family
Network with the Oak-Leyden Governing Board Members
Recognition on website and related marketing materials
Invitations to special events with Oak-Leyden
Special programmatic opportunities.
Attend at least 75% of Associate Board meetings each year, held quarterly (4 total each year).
Attend the varying number of committee meetings and special events.
Associate Board members will receive regular, timely, and accurate information from Envisions staff.
Associate Board members will receive staff support in fulfilling their responsibilities, particularly as members access their networks to secure support and meet give/get requirements.
* The “give-or-get” requirement is a “best practice” in the fundraising space and means that each associate board member is expected to donate a certain amount of money per year from their personal resources (“give”) or help raise money from others (“get”).