Executive Board Nominations

Nomination Submission

The Asherah Foundation is seeking nominations from interested and qualified individuals for new Executive Board Members for two-year terms that will start in March 2018. If you wish to nominate yourself or an individual who meets the criteria below, please do the following:

  • Submit a cover letter/candidate statement summarizing why you think this person would be a valuable member of the Executive Board.
  • Include the nominee's résumé/CV and a brief bio (please keep bios brief to no more than 250 words).
  • Send your nominations to heathermc@asherahfoundation.org by January 15, 2018.


The Nominating Committee of the Board will select the final candidates from the list of nominees by February 1, 2018 with the final roster of candidates submitted to the Executive Board to vote by February 15, 2018. New Executive Board Members will be announced in late February 2018.


Overview of the Executive Board

The Asherah Foundation Executive Board focuses on short- and long-term goals and opportunities that advance the mission of the organization. Board members embody excellence and adhere to the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct in all aspects of guidance, decision-making, and leadership. They also play a key role in ensuring policies, procedures, and communications reflect and support the Asherah Foundation’s vision and mission of supporting women around the world in obtaining higher education credentials. 

Ideal nominees will have demonstrated extensive experience and service in the field, have experience in organizational governance and leadership, and have demonstrated success in fundraising, advocacy, and strategy development and execution.

The Asherah Foundation Executive Board is a mission-driven, strategic-focused body. Strategic priorities for the upcoming two years include developing impactful and relevant programs/services to serve the needs of constituents, exploring board governance and volunteer structures, and continuing to increase awareness of the Asherah Foundation mission and brand globally. 


Criteria

Nominees will have strong leadership qualities, with demonstrated success in one or more of the following areas:

  • Post-secondary education;
  • Advocacy for women;
  • Workforce development;
  • International development;
  • Fundraising;
  • Non-profit administration


Nominees should be willing to commit to a two-year term, be involved and participate in quarterly board meetings - and serve on one or more Board Committees. Nominees should expect to spend up to several hours per week on Board activities.
Nominees will add to the diversity of the current Executive Board. We welcome applicants from a broad range of professions, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or geographic location including being from a low or middle-income country.

For questions, please contact us at info@asherahfoundation.org