Heartstrings Board Member Affirmation

Thank you for agreeing to serve on the Heartstrings Board of Directors at such a time of progress and growth.  An engaged and committed board is necessary to insure the organization’s continued advancement.  Please complete this agreement and affirmation and return it to the Executive Director prior to your first board meeting. All board members will be required to reaffirm this agreement annually.

As a Heartstrings board member, I agree to:

oBe an advocate of Heartstrings in my community/ social circles.

oExpand the Heartstrings network through colleagues and community members who can help meet   

      needs in areas of fundraising, public relations, education, and other specific areas.


o Suggest possible board nominees, volunteers, and committee members to augment board.

o Attend all board meetings. If I am unable to attend a meeting, I will notify the Executive Director

     and/or the Board Chair prior to the meetings. (Members are required to attend a minimum of 4 of

     the 6 meetings per year.)

o Serve as an officer and/or lead one committee and participate in committee meetings of the board.

o   Current committees:

Governance Committee

Advancement Committee

Program Committee

Finance Committee


o Attend Heartstrings events, such as the Walk for Remembrance & Hope.

  • Make a meaningful contribution to Heartstrings annually. Financially support the mission of Heartstrings through personal donation and/or securing sponsorships equaling $500.00 per calendar year.

I acknowledge that I have read, understand and commit to this Heartstrings Board Member Affirmation.

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