Seeking Advisory Community Members

An important and distinct characteristic about Arctic Slope Community Foundation is the standing Advisory Board – a committee whose purpose will be to advise the Board of Directors on options for carrying out charitable activities and grantmaking. The Advisory Board will be comprised of eight members, with one member appointed from among the residents of each of the eight villages of the Arctic Slope. The Advisory Board will serve in the significant role of representing the interests, needs and opportunities of the people throughout the region.

Online

If you are interested please feel free to review the duties and submit your application below.

By mail

Arctic Slope Community Foundation
3900 C Street, Fifth Floor
Anchorage, AK 99503

Email

info@arcticslopecommunity.org
 

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An important and distinct characteristic about Arctic Slope Community Foundation is the standing Advisory Board – a committee whose purpose will be to advise the Board of Directors on options for carrying out charitable activities and grantmaking.  The Advisory Board will be comprised of eight members, with one member appointed from among the residents of each of the eight villages of the Arctic Slope.  The Advisory Board will serve in the significant role of representing the interests, needs and opportunities of the people throughout the region.

Role and Responsibilities

Help define and oversee programs, services, and grantmaking of the Arctic Slope Community Foundation.  Ensure that the programs, services and grantmaking are provided are in accordance with our mission.

  • Provide advice to the Board of Directors as requested or to leaders of the nonprofit sector when such advice seems appropriate.
  • Ensure the ongoing success by the Advisory Board through an annual review of its performance.

Members of the Arctic Slope Community Foundation Advisory Board Commitment

  • Participate in person or on the phone with four meetings per year of the advisory boards, one of its committees or a committee of the board of directors, or as a representative in support of its mission.
  • Serve on at least one committee or special project during the year.
  • Hold ASCF to a high standard of performance and actively help it maintain its position as a leader of the arctic slope charitable sector.
  • Understand the role and responsibilities as member of the advisory board
  • Read materials distributed for the advisory board or committees prior to the meeting(s) in order to ensure best use of time at such meetings.
  • As for clarification on any matter before making decisions
  • Listen to other’s opinions with an open mind and objective perspective in order to work toward decisions and solutions in the best interest of ASCF.
  • Respect the confidentiality of the advisory board’s business.
  • Attend the annual advisory board meeting

Each member will read and agree to the following policies:

  • Code of Ethics
  • Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Donor Confidentiality Policy

Advisory Board members serve voluntarily and will not receive compensation for their services. 

Download an application here         


Send your application to:

         Arctic Slope Community Foundation
         3900 C Street, Fifth Floor
         Anchorage, AK 99503 

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