ACP has a 12-person Board of Directors that includes three executive officers, the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. A general election for each vacant board seat is held in the fall of each year. Elected Board members serve a 3-year term beginning on January 1, following the election. Members are allowed to serve a maximum of two consecutive 3-year terms. Terms are staggered so that a minimum of four seats are up for election each year.
The Board meets on the third Monday of each month via conference call. One meeting each year is face-to-face, at a date and place determined annually.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about ACP’s mission and who has a track record of leadership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.
Ideal Candidates will have the following Qualifications:
- Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector
- A commitment to and understanding of ACP’s beneficiaries, preferably based on experience
- Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individualsPersonal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of ACP’s beneficiaries
- Service on ACP’s Board of Directors is without remuneration, except for administrative support, travel, and accommodation costs in relation to Board Members’ duties.