The 449 Club

Washington's Premier Alcohol-Free Dance and Social Club

Board Member- Responsibilities, Expectations


Member of the Board of Directors

Job Descriptions, Responsibilities, and Expectations


Purpose: To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of The449Club so as to support The449Club mission and needs.

(Please refer to the449club web-site for its mission statement at )


Major Responsibilities:

·         Organizational leadership and advisement

·         Organization of the board of directors, officers, and committees

·         Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures

·         Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget

·         Oversight of program planning and evaluation

·         Personnel evaluation and staff development

·         Review of organizational and programmatic reports

·         Promotion of The449Club Organization

·         Fundraising and outreach


Members of the booed share these responsibilities while acting in the interest of The449Club, Each member is expected to make recommendations based on his/her experience and vantage point in the community

Length of term: Three years, which may be renewed up to a maximum of three consecutive terms, pending approval of the board.


Meetings and time commitments:

·         The board of directors meets September through May on the second Monday of the month, 7: 00 p.m. at The449Club Meetings typically last 90 minutes

·         Committees of the board meet an average of four (4) times per year, pending their respective work agenda

·         Board members are asked to attend no more than two special events or meetings per year, as they are determined

The449 Club


Expectations of Board Members:

·         Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able

·         Participate on a standing committee of the board and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary

·         Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by  The449Club mission, objectives and programs

·         Help communicate and promote The449Club mission and programs to the community

·         Become familiar with The449Club finances, budget, and financial resources needs

·         Understand the policies,  procedures and core values of The449Club

·         Financially support The4499Club in a manner commensurate with one’s ability 



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