METROPOLITAN NEW YORK CHAPTER, USNC, UN WOMEN NOMINATING COMMITTEE SEEKS 2019-2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Nominating Committee for the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women is seeking nominees for election to the 2019–2021 Board of Directors. The Committee is looking for individuals with relevant experience and resources, who will actively contribute to the mission of advocacy and fundraising for UN Women, the UN entity dedicated to women’s empowerment and gender equality. We welcome all qualified candidates and seek a diverse group of nominees.

We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated skills and experience in the following arenas:

  1. Fundraising
    Volunteers with experience in working with corporate sponsors, individual giving and fundraising events. 

  2. Senior management and human resources experience

  3. Marketing expertise
    Volunteers with expertise in marketing, writing, graphic design, public relations and social media.

Board Member Requirements:

  • Attend and engage in four annual board meetings tasked with directing the mission, goals, policies, strategies, legal and financial objectives of the Chapter.

  • Serve as a resource on at least one committee: Programming, Fundraising, Advocacy, Marketing, Membership, Finance, Young Professionals, Nominations

  • Attend Chapter events, and introduce the chapter to new networks

  • Impact revenue through either financial contribution or fundraising activity.

  • Maintain active membership through membership dues.

Nomination procedure and timeline:

  • February 25 Announcements posted

  • March 22 Nominee applications due with resume and letter of recommendation, to nominations@unwomen-metrony.org

  • March 26–April 12 Applicant interviews

  • April 16–30 Membership votes on 2019-2021 Directors

  • May 15/16 Annual Meeting—Directors introduced; 2019-2021 term begins

Please access the application here: Board of Directors Application 2019

For questions and to submit an application, please contact Margot Steinberg at nominations@unwomen-metrony.org

Thank you,

Margot Steinberg, Nominating Committee Chair
USNC-UN Women Metro NY Chapter

Mary Luke