The Humane Society of Delaware County’s board of directors seeks candidates to serve on the organization’s governing board for terms beginning in 2024. The nonprofit organization provides services and programs to ensure animals receive the best care, treatment, and placement. The HSDC provides low-cost medical services, adoptions, and humane agent services to investigate allegations of cruelty or neglect of animals. Community programs and partnerships promote and support the human/animal bond.
The HSDC’s board of directors is responsible for financial oversight, policy development, resource development, evaluating the performance of the executive director, and ensuring that the organization is addressing its mission of service. The board meets 10 times annually, and board members are expected to participate on at least one board committee and attend key events. It is expected that board members will support and participate in fundraising activities.
The board typically meets at the shelter location beginning at 6 pm on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Hybrid meetings with a virtual option remain available in 2024.
The board is seeking a diverse mix of community members and adults of any age are encouraged to apply. Those interested in serving and providing board leadership for a dynamic nonprofit organization that serves a rapidly growing animal population should complete an application, available below.The application deadline is October 31, 2023.
For more information about joining the board of directors, please- contact Jana Cassidy, Executive Director at 740-369-7387 or firstname.lastname@example.org