Name:
Date:
Age Group:

21-39 40-60 61 & up

Residence:


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Briefly describe why you would like to join the Athens Area Humane Society Board of Directors:


Please list boards and committees that you serve on, or have served on (business, civic, community, fraternal, political, professional, recreational, religious, social) and please include a description of your responsibilities, accomplishments and how you benefitted the organization.


Which of your skills would you like to utilize on the Board? Please check all that apply:

Board development Strategic planning Staffing / HR Program development
Financial /Accounting Fundraising Evaluation Community networking
Training Marketing Volunteer management Grant writing

Any additional skills not listed?:


Have you received any awards or honors that you???d like to mention?


How do you feel Athens Area Humane Society would benefit from your involvement on the Board?


Please list any groups, organizations or businesses that you could serve as a liaison to on behalf of Athens Area Humane Society:


Please tell us anything else you???d like to share:


List 3 personal and/or professional references:


If you are invited to join the Board, you agree that you can provide at least 4-5 hours a month in attendance to Board and Committee meetings and that you do not have any conflicts of interest in participating on the board.

The Role of the AAHS Board

Basic responsibility of AAHS board include but are not limited to:

1. Helping to shape and achieve the AAHS mission of:

  • Promoting and providing humane protection and shelter for abandoned or lost companion animals.
  • Seeking adoptive homes for companion animals under our protective care.
  • Providing public education regarding the societal problem of animal overpopulation.
  • Promoting the principles of responsible companion animal care.
  • Advocating the spaying and neutering of all companion animals.
  • Providing quality low cost sterilization for dogs, cats and other animals.
  • Educating the public and leading a strategic effort to become a no kill community.
2. Selecting and supporting the Executive Director and assessing his or her performance.
3. Ensuring effective organizational planning.
4. Ensuring long-term financial viability.
5. Exercising fiduciary responsibility and oversight.
6. Ensuring adequate resources and assisting in the raising of operational funds.
7. Determining, monitoring, and strengthening AAHS programs and services.
8. Enhancing the public standing of AAHS
9. Ensuring legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability.
10. Recruiting and orienting new board members and assessing board performance.
11. Helping achieve fundraising goals.
12. Attend quarterly meetings.