Step Right Up! WalkDenver is Seeking Board Members

by Jessica Vargas on September 19, 2018

WalkDenver is founded on the idea that people are pedestrians by design, with a vision of making Denver the most walkable city in the country by 2040. If you want to get more involved in your community and have a passion for walkability, we want you! WalkDenver is now accepting applications for new volunteer board members until October 31.

What’s Involved?

Board activities directly support WalkDenver’s Strategic Plan and on-going work. Board members commit to at least 5 hours of volunteer service per month, including board meetings. The Board meets in the evening on the third Wednesday of each month.

The Board ensures the organization does the best work possible in pursuit of its mission. Board members believe in the purpose and the mission of the organization, and act responsibly and prudently as its steward. Board Members report to the Chair of the Board of Directors. Each board member commits to the following duties for a three-year term:

  • Promotes WalkDenver to the public and act as a spokesperson and champion
  • Attends at least 10 board meetings per year
  • Adheres to the current fundraising strategy of WalkDenver
  • Provides an average of 5-10 hours/month in volunteer service to the organization (including board meeting times)
  • Acts in the best interests of WalkDenver
  • Makes a personal financial contribution that is significant to the Board Member
  • Works in good faith with staff and other board members toward the betterment of WalkDenver
  • Is an active participant in the annual evaluation of WalkDenver programs and budget
  • Makes introductions to WalkDenver when appropriate

Who Can Apply?

Anyone who is interested is invited to apply! WalkDenver seeks to create a diverse governing board that is representative of Denver metro-area residents with a wide range of perspectives and mobility needs. 

To apply, complete this application by October 31, 2018.

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