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Board of Directors - Roles and Expectations

Thank you for your interest in serving on the MBOTMA Board of Directors. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Board Secretary Shane Zack at szack01@gmail.com.

Elections Timeline

Nominations Open: August 15- September 30

Elections: October 20 - December 5

Results Announced: December 10

Board Members take office: first Tuesday of January

President – Vice President

Requirements

  • Board Leadership experience, ideally with non-profits
  • Effective written and verbal communicator
  • Able to commit to monthly board meetings as well as additional meetings as necessary
  • Recent experience as a MBOTMA Board member
  • Experience as a MBOTMA committee member or Key Volunteer
  • Able to act as an ambassador for the organization
  • Holds vision for the future of the organization
  • Diplomacy
  • Willingness to serve on board committees as necessary
  • Team player

Secretary

Requirements

    • Board experience, ideally with a non-profit
    • Proficient with technology especially GSuite products
    • Detail oriented
    • Organized
    • Willingness to serve on board committees as necessary
    • Holds vision for the future of the organization
    • Team player

Treasurer

Requirements

    • Board experience, ideally with a non-profit
    • Extensive accounting and bookkeeping experience
    • Budgeting experience in forecasting and tracking
    • Staff management skills
    • Analytical
    • Good communication skills
    • Willingness to serve on board committees as necessary
    • Team player
    • Holds vision for the future of the organization

Member at Large

Requirements

    • Able to attend monthly meetings
    • Willingness to serve on board committees as necessary
    • Able to act as an ambassador for the organization
    • Holds vision for the future of the organization
    • Team player

Ideal Characteristics: Background in grant management, marketing, public relations, or legal

Board Member Expectations

    • Attend monthly meetings
    • Serve on at least one board committee – either standing or ad hoc
    • Attend Board Member training (paid by MBOTMA)
    • Read MBOTMA Board Member orientation materials
    • Advocate for the organization





Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association
P.O. Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416

info@minnesotabluegrass.org

651-456-8919     

Our Mission: To preserve and promote bluegrass and old-time stringband music in and around the state of Minnesota.

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