Board Member Responsibilities

Term: Renewable three-year term.

Governance Role

  1. Participate in:
  • Defining the organization’s mission, making policy, and strategic planning,
  • Hiring and general oversight of the Executive Director and Music Director,
  • Ensuring adequate resources for the financial health and stability of the organization, and
  • Reviewing Board performance.
  1. Attend the 6-8 meetings each year and familiarize yourself with the issues discussed.
  2. Attend SFCMP concerts whenever possible.
  3. Serve on one or more of the Board’s standing committees.

Development Role

  1. Pledge and make an annual financial contribution at a level that is substantial for the individual Board member.  
  2. Understand, believe in, and help represent to the community the mission of the organization.
  3. Help recruit new audience members and prospective Board members for the organization.
  4. Participate in recruiting, cultivating, and soliciting donors.