Dear Prospective PANO Board Member,

On behalf of PANO, thank you for your interest in serving on the Board of Directors. Dedicated to PANO's mission to amplify the impact of the community benefit sector through advocacy, collaboration, learning and support, we are pleased to know that highly skilled and enthusiastic supporters like you are interested in being part of our statewide and regional initiatives.

PANO seeks to recruit candidates for our governing Board that represent our diverse community in race, gender, religion, sexual orientation and ability.  Inclusive and equitable in our recruitment and retention practices, we are dedicated to uplifting diverse opinions and backgrounds in order to grow and evolve as a welcoming organization for all of our community. 

In an effort to get to know you better, kindly take a few minutes to complete our application below.

We seek to get to know you and have created a series of questions to allow you to share information with us.  All are optional.  Our goal as a Governance Committee is to gather as much information as we can as we go through the board recruiting and nomination processes, while also being considerate of your time. 

Please also be sure to let us know your preferred email address and phone number. Much of the work of PANO is done electronically so we want to make sure you receive information in a timely manner.

Once you complete this application, please also upload your resume if you haven’t already provided this.

If you have any questions about accessing or completion the application, feel free to give PANO staff a call at 717.236.8584.

If you have questions about the recruiting and nomination processes, please contact PANO's Governance Committee Chair at the email included below.

Thank you.

PANO Governance Committee Chair

Mary Bula: mary@erietogether.org

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* 1. Please review this this Board Job Description and Commitment Form so you can see what we are looking for. Let us know if you have any questions.

Contact Information

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* 2. Please provide the following contact information.

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* 3. Please select your geographic county location from the list below.

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* 4. Please upload a copy your resume.

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Demographic Information

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* 5. Current Age

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* 6. Gender

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* 7. Race

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* 8. Other Important Attributes

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* 9. Currently Affiliated with/Work Area (select all that apply)

Qualifications

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* 10. Major Skills/Areas of Expertise (select all that apply)

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* 11. Type of Current/Prior Board Experience (Select all that apply)

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* 12. Current or Most Recent Employer and Job Title

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* 13. Have you ever been convicted of a felony?

Connection to PANO's Vision, Mission, Values & Priorities

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* 14. What about PANO's vision, mission, values and/or strategic priorities resonates with you?

Vision: PANO envisions an equitable, inclusive community where all individuals are able to reach their fullest potential.

Mission: PANO amplifies the voice, value, and impact of community benefit work to transform lives.

Values:
  • Accountability: We hold ourselves, and ask others to hold us, responsible for living by and in our values.
  • Bridge Building: We bring groups and people together to create innovative solutions.
  • Justice: We mindfully embed justice-based practices into all policies and programming.
  • Respect: We model appropriate boundaries and listen with empathy to understand the boundaries set by others.
  • Risk Taking: We are curious and explore new strategies for achieving systemic change.

Strategic Priorities:
  • Racial Justice: PANO’s practices, policies, and programming will promote the creation of deliberate systems and supports to achieve and sustain the fair treatment of people of all races and equitable opportunities and outcomes for all.
  • Sector Wellness: PANO’s practices, policies, and programming will prioritize enhancing the well-being of the nonprofit sector to strengthen and maximize the impact of community benefit work.
  • Organizational Wellness: PANO will ensure that all the resources are in place to fulfill our strategic objectives and mission.

Interests and Insights

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* 15. Why are you interested in serving on the Board of PANO?

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* 16. If elected, what would your fellow board members learn from you?

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* 17. Are you able to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per month serving on PANOs board?

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* 18. Are you willing to make an annual financial commitment to PANO beyond a PANO membership? (Note: Typical PANO Board member annual gift is $350 to $1.5K+)

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* 19. Do you have any worries or concerns about joining the board?

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* 20. What else would you like the PANO Board of Directors to know about you?

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