Serving on the Board or on one of the Committees is a commitment to serve your fellow thespians for the next one-two years (depending on position). Board meetings are held on the third Sunday of each month at 6:30 pm at several locations around Northwest Indiana. Committees work on a variety of tasks throughout the year with various time schedules based on the committee. There may be 3-6 viewers represented in the final elected board. 2016 Board Nominations/Applications are due DECEMBER 5, 2015.

* 1. What is your name?

* 2. What is your street address?

* 3. What is your phone number?

* 4. What is your email address?

* 5. With which theatres have you worked (performed, directed, designed, built, ushered, served) recently?

* 6. For what board position(s) would you like to be considered?

A brief note about each available position:
Vice President: runs meetings in absence of President, conducts elections
Recording Secretary: takes minutes, keeps official organization documents in order
Treasurer: maintains and reports on the organization finances, pays bills
Innovative Marketing Chair: oversees marketing through website, playbill inserts, ads, public relations, etc.
Community Development Chair: oversees community building initiatives such as special events, education and advocacy
Partnership Resourcing Chair: oversees financial resourcing initiatives such as membership, sponsorship, grants, partnerships, etc.

Committee Members: bring specific knowledge and experience to discussions and practical tactics to fruition
Member-At-Large: represents the needs/desires of individual members/participants
Member Theatre Reps: elected by peers to represent the needs/desires of member theatres

* 7. Board members serve on at least one committee, however you needn't be a board member to serve on a committee. On which of our committees are you interested in serving?

* 8. Why do you want to serve on the NIETF board/committee? Think of this as your campaign platform. It's what others will read about you in order to vote.

* 9. What skills/expertise/experience do you bring to this position? Write this as if someone does not know you.

* 10. If selected, I agree to serve the NIETF community by supporting NIETF's programs and initiatives to the best of my ability. This includes participation in meetings and events (at least 75%), contributing financially at a meaningful level as a member/donor/sponsor (at least $25/year), being a communication liaison to a member theatre (at least monthly), and general community advocacy. Please indicate your agreement by typing your initials.