PositionBoard of Director
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Mission: Our mission is to connect disabled Minnesota Military Veterans diagnosed and treated for PTSD, TBI or physical assault traumas with specially trained companion, therapy and Psychiatric service dogs by partnering with supporting animal shelters, breeders and rescue organizations and at no cost to the veteran.
PetsLoyal2Vets Board of Directors members will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan and vision for PetsLoyal2Vets. Board members assign tasks to the committees to investigate and then report back to the board. As various terms expire, opening become available. To hold a position on the Executive Board, you must be a veteran first with qualifications.
PetsLoyal2Vets board members are Ambassadors representing the organization throughout their communities, promoting its mission, goals and are responsible for ensuring PetsLoyal2Vets is operated in a responsible and transparent manner while meeting the needs of the community and disabled veterans. Board Members are the visionary and the decision makers for the organization and must clearly understand by accepting a position on the board that it requires measured time, solid commitment and active participation.
Board members will support the work of Pets Loyal 2 Vets and provide mission based leadership and Strategic Governance. While day-to-day operations are led by the Executive Director, the Board / ED relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. General Board Member responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Leadership, Governance and Oversight
Executive Board of Director Positions must be a veteran to hold: May vote on all business matters brought before the board.
Board of Directors Positions: Carries voting privileges on general business matters but not on fiscal or financial business matters decided by the Executive Board. Not required to be a veteran to hold these positions.
Do you have experience as a board member, director, corporate leadership, State or Federal equivalent experience and want to be a part of a worthy cause for Military Veterans and therapy dogs in Minnesota in one of the above positions? If so, then this may be the opportunity you have waited for and we would love to meet you. Volunteer as a Board Member with PetsLoyal2Vets with just 5 hours per month and help PetsLoyal2Vets connect Minnesota Veterans with trained companion, therapy and Psychiatric service dogs. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Pets Loyal 2 Vets mission and who has a track record of board leadership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. Your accomplishments will add to a great team of like minded Board Members. Your time with Pets Loyal 2 Vets will help save the life of a dog while fulfilling the animal assisted needs of a disabled Minnesota veteran.
Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:
Extensive professional experience with significant Executive Leadership accomplishments in business, Government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector; A commitment to and understanding of Pets Loyal 2 Vets; Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals. Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of Minnesota veterans.* PetsLoyal2Vets.org is an IRS registered 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization. * US Military Veteran preference, VFW, Lions, Legion post members and retired military encouraged to apply