Board of Directors Interest Form

Thank you for your interest in joining the SCMNFR Board of Directors! Please review the following expectations of Board members and complete the form below.

Expectations of Board Members

As the highest leadership body of South Central Minnesota Food Recovery (SCMNFR), and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the Board is responsible for:

  • Determining the mission and purposes of the organization.
  • Strategic and organizational planning.
  • Ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management.
  • Fundraising and resource development.
  • Approving and monitoring SCMNFR programs and services.
  • Enhancing SCMNFR’s public image.
  • Assessing its own performance as the governing body of SCMNFR.

Each individual Board member is expected to:

  • Know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs.
  • Faithfully read and understand the SCMNFR financial statements.
  • Serve as an active advocate and ambassador for SCMNFR and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for SCMNFR to advance its mission.
  • Leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve the SCMNFR mission.
  • Be a member in good standing.
  • Give a meaningful personal financial or in-kind donation.
  • Help identify personal connections that can benefit SCMNFR’s fundraising and reputational standing and can influence organizational policy.
  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in Board meetings.
  • Follow the SCMNFR bylaws, policies, and Board resolutions.
  • Sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year, if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings.
  • Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of SCMNFR.

Complete the form below and we will contact you within seven business days.