Board of Directors

Role of Members

Role of Members
The Board of Directors of the Global Cooling Network is elected to serve the organization by furthering our key mission preserve as many acres of forested land as possible in its natural undeveloped state. The Board is the highest governing body in the organization. The Board will have no less than three members at any given time.

Board of Director Commitments

Fundraising
• Our board members are asked to give financially to the best of his/her ability

• Contribute to fundraising efforts by personally reaching out to solicit contributions to GCN – approx. 4 hours

• Contributing to the contact list compiled by the Board Chair for fundraising solicitations.

Federal and State Grants
• Search available grants to see which would be feasible for GCN to apply for.

• Researching and evaluating potential grants. – approx. 6 hours,

Events
• Participate in the Annual Earth Day and Green Halloween Fundraiser Events

Meeting Participation
• Attendance at the monthly Board of Directors meetings

• Attendance at other special meetings called by the Board

• Voting members may submit a signed waiver of notice, before or after the meeting if they cannot attend.

• Voting on issues whether in person or by proxy

 

 

Compensation

No compensation is be paid to directors.

Offices, Election and Term
At its monthly meetings the Board of Directors will elect or appoint more members and may, in addition, elect or appoint at any time such other officers as it may determine. Any number of offices may be held by the same person.

Unless otherwise specified by the Board of Directors, each officer will be elected or appointed to hold office for a period of one year, or until his successor, if any, has been elected or appointed and qualified, or until his earlier resignation or removal.

Board of Director's Application
An online application has been developed to help the current board members get to know the candidates and make informed choices among them.

Board Members

The Global Cooling Network's list of current Board Members for 2011 - 2012

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Phill Thomas
Chairman of the Board
Tom McNulty
President
Lamont Silves
Vice-President
Barbara Strack
Treasurer

Additional Board Members
~ Real Estate Attorney

~ Professionals with broad networks of contacts

~ Grant Writer

~ Webmaster