Join our board!
The policy making and governing body of the Arts Center. Responsible for a dynamic, creative, and quality organization. The board will both initiate and be responsive to new ideas. Its ongoing job is to ensure immediate and long-term survival of the organization. This will be accomplished by digging its roots deeply into the Seattle community and responding to the community needs.
Duties for the Board of Directors:
- Developing a strategic plan for the organization.
- Developing and acquiring art media materials
- Licensing the Arts Center as a non-profit as well as registering for an Adult Day Care License.
- Raising “Seed Money” and continued/future financial support and fundraising
- Publicizing the New Arts Center – Public Relations
Vibrant Palette is looking to create a Board with a variety of expertise, knowledge, and experiences, but prior Board experience is not required:
- Personal or family experience with a disability
- Legal professionals
- Accountants and financial experts.
- Artists with strong ties to the Seattle Arts Community
- Individuals with disabilities, family members
- Public Relations experience
- Business Entrepreneurs
- Museum/Gallery Curators and Operators
- Fundraising and Development knowledge
- Grant writing skills
Commitment Level for the Board of Directors:
- Available for one monthly 2 hour meeting from January until December.
- Active participation in one of the Committees of the Board.
- Attendance at 18 out of 24 Board meetings a year. An alternative means of attendance, such as Skype is also suitable. If absent, notification in advance and email or telephone correspondence after the meeting will be expected.
- A financial contribution to Vibrant Palette Arts Center.
- Active participation in at least one fundraising event or activity.
- The expectation of 1-2 hour weekly commitment for independent work towards the organization.
- Be a spokesperson for the organization in the community.
- Be familiar with the organization’s budget and take an active role in the planning process.
- Understand and approve all policies and programs/oversee their implementation.
- Be able to self-identify personal conflicts of interest and excuse self from relevant discussion, decisions, and votes.
- Elect and support Arts Center management staff.