Thank you for your interest in joining the Board of Trustees of the Northland Foundation. Below is the application. Each question must be answered—and in some cases there are maximum words counts to consider. Before filling out the application, please read the Trustee Position Description. To see a copy of the Application and a Trustee Position Description please visit our website at: Trustee Application Information

Applications must be completed on Survey Monkey by February 3, 2020 at 4:30 pm to be considered. All resumes and applications are reviewed by foundation trustees, who will interview finalist candidates in the spring of 2020. We will be letting you know if you are selected for the interview round by the end of March. The Board of Trustees will elect new trustees at their June 2020 board meeting. Newly elected trustees will begin their terms in September 2020.

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* 1. Name (first and last)

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* 2. Address (street, city, state, zip)

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* 3. Email Address

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* 4. Telephone number (where you can be reached during the day)

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* 5. Occupation

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* 6. Age

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* 7. I identify my ethnicity as:

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* 8. Gender Identity

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* 9. What makes our mission meaningful to you? (2,000 characters)

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* 10. What experience do you have--personal or professional--that is related to our mission? (2,000 characters)

Describe the community/region in which you live.

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* 11. What are its three greatest assets? (1,000 characters)

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* 12. What is its greatest challenge? (1,000 characters)

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* 13. Give an example of how you represent one the Northland Foundation’s values: (Integrity, Respect, Empowerment, Inclusiveness). (2,000 characters)

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* 14. What motivates you--from where do you get your energy? (2,000 characters)

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* 15. What are your personal or professional aspirations that could be enhanced by service on our board? (1,000 characters)

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* 16. What skills, perspectives and life experiences will you bring the board? (2,000 characters)

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* 17. Describe any relationships and/or resources that could bring value to our organization. (1,000 characters)

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* 18. Do you have any worries or concerns about joining the board? (1,000 characters)

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* 19. What professional or personal constraints on your time or service might you anticipate? Board and committee meetings are held during the workday, sometimes in the morning and sometimes in the afternoon. Do you foresee any conflicts that may limit your participation? (1,000 characters)

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* 20. What kind of autonomy do you have over your calendar? Do you have flexibility in your daily calendar to accommodate board or committee schedule changes? (1,000 characters)

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* 21. How did you hear about this opportunity? Select all that apply.

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* 22. Please upload your resume. Allowable file types are PDF, DOC, DOCX, PNG, JPG, GIF.

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