The 449 Club

Washington's Premier Alcohol-Free Dance and Social Club

449 Board Job Descriptions



Board Chair:

·        Is a member of the Board

·        Serves as Chief Volunteer of the organization

·        Is a partner with the Chief Executive in achieving the organizations mission

·        Provides leadership to the Board of Directors, who sets policy and to whom the                Chief Executive is accountable

·        Chairs meetings of the Board after developing the agenda with the Chief Executive

·        Encourages Board’s role in strategic planning

·        Appoints the chairpersons of committees, in consultation with other Board                      members

·        Serves as ex officio as a member of committees and attends their meetings when            invited

·        Discusses issues confronting the organization with the Chief Executive

·        Helps guide and mediate Board actions with respect to organizational priorities and          Governance concerns

·        Reviews with the Chief Executive any issues of concern to the Board

Vice Chair:       

          Monitors financial planning and financial reports

·        Play a leading role in fundraising activities

·        Formally evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive and informally evaluates          the effectiveness performance of the Board members

·        Evaluate the annually the performance of the organization in achieving its mission


 Board Treasure

·        Attend all board meetings

·        Maintain knowledge of the organization and personal commitment to its goals and           objectives

·        Understands financial accounting for nonprofit organizations

·        Serves as Chair of the finance committee

·        Manage with the finance committee the Boards review of and action related to the          boards financial responsibilities

·        Work with the Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer to ensure that                          appropriate financial reports are made available to the Board on a timely basis

·        Present the annual budget to the board for approval

·        Ensures development  and board review of financial; policies and procedures

·        Review the annual audit and answer board members questions about the audit



 Board Secretary

·        Attend all board meetings

·        Ensure the safety and accuracy of all board records and ensures effective                        management of organization’s records

·        Review Board minutes

·        Assume responsibilities of the chair in the absence of the board chair, vice chair

·        Ensures minutes are distributed to members shortly after each meetings

·        Is sufficiently familiar with legal documents ((articles, by-laws, IRS letters, etc.) to          note applicability during meetings

·        Provide notice of meetings of the board and/or of a committee when such notice is          required






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