Welcome to the Autism Family Education Fund Potential Board Member Survey

Mission: Autism Family Education Fund, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Upstate, SC.  Our purpose is to provide educational opportunities for families with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or other developmental disabilities to increase their knowledge and competency in caring for a child or adolescent with a developmental disability and assist them in improving their quality of life.  Funds raised provide scholarships to cover some of the expense of these training courses, seminars, and conferences to families in need.

 

Board Member Duties

Willingness to prepare for and attend board and committee meetings; ask questions; take responsibility and follow through on a given assignment; contribute personal and financial resources in a generous way according to circumstances; open doors in the community; advocate for the organization; and evaluate oneself.

 

·      Be informed about the organization’s mission, services, policies, and programs.

·      Review agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings.

·      Serve on committees or task forces and offer to take on special assignments.

·      Inform others about the organization. Advocate for the organization.

·      Suggest possible nominees to the board who can make significant contributions to the work of the board and the organization.

·      Keep up-to-date on developments in the organization’s field.

·      Follow conflict-of-interest and confidentiality policies.

·      Assist the board in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities, such as reviewing the organization’s financial statements.
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