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Ohio Valley Voices

6642 Branch Hill-guinea Pike, Loveland, OH 45140, Usa
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Board Member – Finance

Our boardOhio Valley Voices 16-member Board of Trustees is a working board with an overall fiduciary and strategic responsibility for Ohio Valley Voices.Board members are selected based on the following:  Senior level executive, with the ability to align individual organizational resources to meet OVV goals  Respected community leader, with the ability to cultivate, inspire, and influence other leaders in their sector to align resources and efforts  Visionary yet practical leader that will move our efforts from concept to actionBoard Terms of Service & Expectations: • Board members serve three-year terms with the ability to renew by vote after three years. • Annually, Board Members will complete a self-assessment on participation and engagement with OVV and they will request feedback from the OVV Governance Committee for evaluation efforts.Our expectation of the Board of Trustees is to: • Provide strategic guidance on issues critical to improving services/programs in our region based on their experience, expertise and perspective. • Approve OVV decisions, seeking feedback from our Governance, Development, Finance, Investment and Building and Grounds Committees as well as other sector representing entities. • Provide fiduciary and strategic oversight over OVVs programmatic efforts. • Serve on one of our OVV Board Committees including: Governance, Development, Finance, Investment and our Building and Grounds with related community engagement activities. • Communicate with other members to ensure effective information flow and strong engagement on matters related to OVV. • Proactively solicit input, seek feedback, and update other organizations within their committees. • Disclose differences of opinion or disagreements within their committees on decisions to the Board of Trustees. • Disclose any substantive or perceived conflicts of interests as it relates to committee or activities effecting decisions and/or OVV. • All trustees are expected to attend and otherwise support fundraising events and activities supporting the work of OVV.OVV will always strive for ethnic, gender, political and age diversity to ensure diverse perspectives are represented on the board. For this round of board recruitment, we are seeking nominations from individuals with the following characteristics: • Ethnically diverse senior level exec and/or respected community leaders, with the ability to cultivate/influence/inspire other leaders in their sector • Visionary yet practical leader • Willingness to connect his or her contacts and resources to the needs of OVV • Support fundraising events and help to raise the visibility of OVV programs and outcomesThe Board membership will be comprised of the following expertise, knowledge and background as key to the success of the board:  Health Care  Financial  Marketing/PR  Education  Construction/Architectural  Risk Management  Philanthropy  Brand Management  Community Leadership  Strategic Planning  Fundraising
PositionFinance CommitteeOhio Valley Voices (OVV) is entering our 20th year of service as a leading non-profit, providing life changing programs and services to infants and children that are born deaf or hard of hearing, teaching them to listen and speak.We are currently recruiting a new Board Member that would participate on the Finance Committee.The Finance Committee has the responsibility for reviewing the overall planning of all financial matters of Ohio Valley Voices, including investments, capital expenditures, budgets and appropriations and will make recommendations to the Board with respect thereto and also with respect to the development of the fiscal policies of Ohio Valley Voices. The Finance Committee reviews insurance and risk management polices and educates the board about financial issues. The Finance Committee monitors the condition of the building, ensure safety codes are met and monitors the building maintenance issues.Each Board member services a three-year term that will start as soon as a qualified candidate is secured.A primary responsibility of board directors is to participate in the development of policy and major decision-making at board meetings held each month. Another key responsibility is to be active with our two major fundraisers each year. The first is in the fall and the second is in early spring.Interested candidates can contact Casondra Cooper via email at [email protected] or you can call 513-238-8188.Thanks for your consideration of service!Casondra Cooper Ohio Valley Voices
Desired skills
*required
Accounting, Finance*
WhenThe last Tuesday of the month
WhereAt the Ohio Valley Voices Loveland Campus
Commitment1 to 3 hours/month
DonationWe strive for 100% board giving, but have no strict guidelines around financial contributions.
Requirements
Our missionOhio Valley Voices teaches children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk.
Additional InfoOUR MISSION Ohio Valley Voices teaches children who are D/HH how to listen and talk using cochlear implants/hearing aids (CI/HA). We support families through the journey from identifying their child’s hearing loss to early language acquisition, and ultimately to successful inclusion into mainstream society.VALUE STATEMENT Ohio Valley Voices respects the rights of all children to live a life filled with promise. Our care and education of the children entrusted to us is recognized in research as best practice. We are data driven and challenge ourselves to create an environment where excellence is expected and achieved. We provide a nurturing environment where all individuals are respected.OUR VISION STATEMENT Ohio Valley Voices (OVV) has a bold vision for a better future for children who are deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH). With early identification of hearing loss, the use of cochlear implants/hearing aids (CI/HA), and extensive therapy, children who are D/HH can attain spoken language within normal limits and reach their full potential. To meet the growing community need, OVV will increase enrollment to 75+ children in our center-based programs in Loveland and create satellite Parent-Infant (P-I) and Toddler programs for families of children who are D/HH in urban Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio. To ensure all families, regardless of financial situation, can access OVV services, we will create an endowment.