Join the ECGA Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Overview
The East Cleveland Growth Association’s Board of Directors (the Board) governs the overall execution of the organization’s mission. Principally, the Board manages organizational finances and sets long term priorities for projects. Additionally, the Board oversees the Executive Director, who is responsible for day-to-day management of the organization. Overall, the members of the Board oversee the operational, management, legal, and financial matters needed to ensure long term organizational stability and ensure year-to-year operational and fiscal excellence for the East Cleveland Growth Association.

Board member responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attendance at regular board meetings (minimum 10 per year), attendance at special or emergency board meetings, provided proper notice was given, as set forth in the bylaws, as well as videoconference meetings and active electronic conversations as part of Board committees. The Board also holds a fiduciary responsibility for management of organizational capital and ensuring appropriate filings with federal, state, and local authorities consistent with the organization’s status as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The attendance policy allows for removal of board members, if three (3) consecutive meetings are missed without notice.

Declaration of Candidacy
Positions on The Board require a time and energy commitment that should not be underestimated. Membership on The Board will also require payment of regular board dues to be collected monthly. Candidates are urged to consider personal priorities for the next 1 – 3 years as well as the ways to contribute to the development of the organization over that period of time.


To apply:
  • Complete and submit the Board of Director’s Application form below.
  • Upload the most recent copy of your updated résumé or CV (curriculum vitae), in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Copies of the application and resume or CV will be distributed to only those responsible for selecting board members and will aid in the understanding of how you would contribute to the work of the East Cleveland Growth Association.

NOTE: Voting board members will also be required to complete SBA Form 1081 – U. S. Small Business Administration Statement of Personal History.

Shaw High School Juniors & Seniors & College Students are encouraged to apply.

Time and Financial Considerations
  • Board Meetings – Monthly (attendance in person)
  • Committee Work – As needed (attendance in person, videoconference, or conference call)
  • Annual Meeting – The 3rd week of November (attendance in person)
  • Fundraisers – Board participation as needed/required
  • Financial – Monthly Dues for voting members (amount to be determined)​​​​​​​

ECGA Board of Directors Application

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