At "Beteseb" African Heritage Art Center, the board members play a vital role in guiding and supporting the organization's mission and activities. Here are some  tasks for each of the five board members:
  1. Chairperson/President in Beteseb:
  • Provide overall leadership and direction to the board and the organization.
  • Facilitate board meetings and ensure effective governance.
  • Represent the organization at public events and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the executive director to develop and execute strategic plans.
  1. At-Large Role in Beteseb :

    • General Duties: Acts in the organization's best interests, attends meetings, and aids in decision-making.
    • Flexibility: No predefined role; can be assigned to various tasks or committees as needed.
    • Representation: Often serves to bridge the board and the broader community or stakeholders.
    • Term: Serves for a specified duration, after which they can be re-elected or step down.
    • Voting Rights: Typically has the same voting rights as other board members.

    Remember, the specifics can vary based on the nonprofit's bylaws and policies.

  2. Vice President's Role in Beteseb Heritage Nonprofit:
    Backup Leadership:
    Fills in for the President as needed.
    • Committee Leadership: Leads Beteseb heritage preservation committees.
    • Strategic Planning: Assists in Beteseb's heritage-focused initiatives.
    • Board Development: Helps recruit and train heritage-expert board members for Beteseb.
    • Community Engagement: Represents Beteseb at heritage events.
    • Meeting Participation: Contributes to heritage-centric decisions in Beteseb board meetings.
    • Succession Planning: Potentially next in line for the President role at Beteseb.
    • Advisory Role: Offers guidance on Beteseb's heritage matters.

      Vice President's Role in Beteseb  Nonprofit:

      4. Treasurer:

  • Oversee the financial affairs of the organization, including budgeting and financial reporting.
  • Monitor financial performance, ensure compliance with financial regulations, and provide financial guidance.
  • Review and approve financial policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Assist in fundraising efforts by identifying potential funding sources and financial strategies.
  1. Secretary:
  • Maintain accurate records of board meetings, including minutes and resolutions.
  • Manage official correspondence and maintain organizational documents and records.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, such as filing annual reports and maintaining proper documentation.
  • Assist in maintaining the organization's bylaws and governance policies.
  1. Fundraising/Development Chair:
  • Lead fundraising efforts and develop strategies to secure financial support for the organization.
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with potential donors, sponsors, and partners.
  • Oversee the implementation of fundraising campaigns and events.
  • Work closely with the executive director to create and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan.
  1. Community Engagement Chair:
  • Represent the organization within the community and establish relationships with local organizations, institutions, and community leaders.
  • Identify opportunities for collaborations and partnerships that align with the organization's mission and goals.
  • Promote the organization's activities and initiatives through community outreach and engagement.
  • Serve as a liaison between the organization and the community, advocating for the organization's mission and raising awareness.