NAPFA Region Board 2024-2026 Application

If you are interested in serving on one of NAPFA's Region Board of Directors, please read through this application carefully and complete it on or before February 16, 2024.

NAPFA benefits greatly from the spirit of volunteerism displayed by Board members. Past Board members say there are many benefits to serving on a Board:

• Enhance your career and NAPFA membership;
• Expand your leadership skills;
• Exchange ideas and perspectives with other planners;
• Expand your network of personal and professional contacts.
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Board Responsibilities
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Candidate Questions
  • Region Board of Directors Responsibilities:

    • Understand the organization's mission, purposes, goals, policies, programs, services, strengths and needs.
    • Serve in leadership positions or undertake special assignments.
    • Represent the interests of members and take ultimate responsibility in the success and long-term direction of the organization.
    • Participate in and approve the Region’s strategic plan.
    • Participate in Region Teamwork and Training session when scheduled.
    • Approve the annual Region budget.
    • Serve and represent the Organization’s point of view.
    • Prepare and provide written materials for meetings as appropriate.
    • Be willing to speak freely and to frankly express opinions internally – but to work with a goal of reaching consensus. Subsequently, when an issue has been decided, to represent the organization as a whole by speaking with a unified voice.
    • Maintain confidentiality of Board executive sessions, and speak for the Board or organization only when authorized to do so.
    • The Region Board cannot use national staff for special projects without prior consultation and approval by the CEO.
    • Read and understand the Region’s financial statements
    • Avoid conflicts of interest and maintain a sense of fairness.
  • Attestation

    If chosen for Region Board service, I hereby attest that I meet the requirements stated regarding the experience, the skills, and the time commitment required to fulfill this responsibility. I hereby attest that I have read the Responsibilities detailed above. I am prepared to serve and I agree that, if selected, I am completely committed to said responsibilities of Region Board service. I accept and understand the requirements and expectations set forth by the Region Board of Directors, and NAPFA staff.

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