Board Treasurer
Envision Children

8 Enfield St, Cincinnati, OH 45218, Usa
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Board Treasurer

Our boardThe Envision Children Board is comprised of 18 members (12 Term and 6 Non-Term). Board members may serve two 3-year terms before they are required to roll off for at least one year. Board members are reviewed annually by the Board Governance Committee to determine if they have fulfilled the requirements outlined on the Board Roles and Responsibilities Sheet. Board Committees include: Executive, Finance, Marketing and Programs. The Board currently has 13 members: (9 Women and 4 Men);  ( 10 African Americans, one Latino, one White and one Asian).
PositionBoard Treasurer Responsibilities
  1. Chair Finance Committee Meetings (Quarterly) one month before regular Board meetings.  Review of Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow Budget
  2. Present Budget at December Board Meeting.  Staff presents budget in October to Treasurer.
  3. Review of End of the Year Reports at February Finance Meeting
  4. Review of Form 990 and Annual Audit at April Finance Committee Meeting.
  5. Review of Budget at November Finance Committee Meeting.
  6. Serve on the Executive Committee.
Desired skills
Accounting, Business Development, Finance, Management, Strategy Consulting
WhenFull Board Quarterly Meetings 6-7:30 p.m. Additional: Finance Committee Meets Month Before Board Meeting
Where8 Enfield Street, Cincinnati OH 45218 (Envision Children Office)
Commitment1 to 3 hours/month
DonationWe require a specific amount of “give or get” for all board members.
RequirementsTO THE ORGANIZATION1.     Believe in and support the vision, mission and leadership of Envision Children.2.     Attend quarterly Board meetings – March, June, September and December.3.     Actively serve on at least one committee – Executive, Finance, Marketing or Programs. All Board members help with fundraising and Strategic Planning.4.     Make Envision Children a priority among your volunteer commitments.5.     Provide advice, counsel and support as needed to the organization staff and Board leadership.TO FINANCIAL SUPPORT1.     Make tangible contributions that reflect a thoughtful understanding of the organization’s financial needs and a serious commitment to its fiscal viability.  Recognize that Board giving sets an example for the rest of the community to follow.  For the current fiscal year, Board President Battinto Batts has asked all Board members to consider joining him in making a minimum gift of at least $1,000 to the annual fund.2.     Support the Lighting the Way virtual event (April 12-16, 2021). Help to acquire items for the silent or live auction.3.     Support and help raise money for the Board Challenge Fund: Goal $75,000.  Actively assist in accessing other individuals, companies/corporations and foundation prospects.  Secure a minimum of $10,000 in support of Envision Children.TO AMBASSADORSHIP1.     Be a positive advocate for Envision Children in the areas in which you live, work and volunteer.2.     Promote the awareness of, interest in, and involvement with the organization.3.     Use your personal talents to move forward the mission of the organization.
On-boardingProspective Board members first meet with the Executive Director to learn more about the organization and to review the Board Roles and Responsibilities. Candidates are provided a board meeting schedule, list of members and their companies, the Board R&R Sheet, and basic information on the organization. IIf the candidate would like to proceed they are asked to fill out a two page information sheet which helps provided the Board Governance Committee with more information on who they are, how they are involved in the community and what skills and strengths they feel they would add to the Board. The Board Governance Committee begins review the application.A personal meeting is then scheduled with the Board President (usually accompanied by the Executive Director)..If those steps result in both parties deciding to move forward the Board Candidate is proposed to the full Board for a vote.If the candidate is successfully voted onto the Board, the Executive Director will contact her/him. At that time the ED will schedule a face to face meeting to talk about how the new Board member would like to begin working with the organization. A New Board Packet will be provided to the new member and during the meeting there will be time to talk about the packet and ask questions.New Board members will be paired with a current Board members to help acclimate them to Envision Children. The current Board members will help the new Board member prepare for the next meeting and help them to understand how the organization operates (Financial Overview, Program Overview & Engagement Plan)
Our missionTo provide under-served students with supplemental educational instruction in science, technology, engineering, math, reading and critical thinking that will allow them to excel academically.
Arts & Culture, Children, Education