Member-at-Large, Board of Directors

February 09, 2018 Download pdf

In the bylaws, NAFSA’s Board of Directors is charged with the following responsibility: "The affairs of NAFSA shall be governed by the Board of Directors, whose duties include, but are not limited to, exercising leadership in the affairs of NAFSA; developing its policies, priorities, and positions; and providing direction for the development and stewardship of its resources through a strategic plan."

The major functions of the Board of Directors are as follows. Individual directors will be expected to contribute their expertise and energy to the execution of these functions.

  • Serve on up to two committees and actively engage in the work of the association.
  • Uphold NAFSA’s vision, mission, and values.
  • Set broad policies, direction and priorities for the association.
  • Ensure NAFSA has a highly effective leadership.
  • Actively assist the Governance Committee in identifying prospective board members.
  • Provide fiduciary oversight of the association.
  • Actively work to identify prospective sources of financial support or business partnerships and work with staff to determine strategies for approaching such prospects.
  • Maintain the integrity of the programs, products, and services developed for the benefit of the association.
  • Make an annual financial contribution to the Association.
  • Attend all board meetings and conference calls.

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