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Board Member

Our boardBoard members set policies for the organization and reviews the documents every 2-3 years.  Fundraising is a critical aspect of the organization that requires board members to be active by giving, getting, giving leads of potential donors to the Executive Director.  Some of the time that board members give to the organization throughout the year is to assist at special events.  Board members are to serve on at least one of the committees.
PositionPowersSubject to the provisions of the laws of the state of Ohio and any limitations in the Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws relating to action required or permitted to be taken or approved by the Members, the activities and the affairs of the corporation shall be conducted and all corporate powers shall be executed by or under the direction of the Board of Directors.DutiesIt shall be the duty of the Directors to perform any and all duties imposed on them collectively or individually by law, by the Articles of Incorporation, or by these Bylaws.
Desired skills
Accounting, Business Development, Communications, Diversity/Inclusion, Event Management, Finance, Fundraising, Grants, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Project Management, Public Relations, Social Media
WhenThe fourth Monday of the month except for December.
WhereAt Heritage Village Museum & Educational Center located in Sharon Woods Park--Sharonville.
Commitment3 to 5 hours/month
DonationWe require a specific amount of “give or get” for all board members.
RequirementsBoard members are required to volunteer 30 hours a year not including attending the board meetings. To be an active participant in board meetings and help raise funds. Board members should join at least one of the organizations committees. Board members are required to give at least $250.00 to cover membership in the organization, D & O insurance, and a donation.
On-boardingA meeting with the Executive Director to learn about the organization's history and programming. If potential board member still interested in being a board member a second meeting is scheduled with the Board President and Executive Director. Then the board will vote on the potential board member. A board manual will be given.
Additional InfoHeritage Village Museum and Educational Center is a 19th century living history museum owned and operated by Historic Southwest Ohio, Inc., a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization.  Located in Sharon Woods Park, the vision of Heritage Village Museum and Educational Center became a reality in 1972 with the arrival of the first of thirteen historic buildings.  All buildings are from the Tri-State area and all were originally constructed during the 1800s. Heritage Village Museum and Educational Center is open for tours from April-October and we host a wide variety of special events and educational programs throughout the year.Historic Southwest Ohio brings history alive, focusing on life in the late 1700s through the 1800s.
Our missionTo bring history alive, focusing on life in the late 1700s through the 1800s.
Arts & Culture, Education