Board Chair

Below is a description of the responsibilities of the Chair on the board of directors for YNPN Triangle NC. Applications to join the board are now open. Learn more and apply here

Responsible To
Board of Directors


  • Provides leadership to the Board through stewarding a board culture of active engagement and inclusivity, mediating conflicts, and maintaining regular contact with board members
  • Meets regularly with Vice-Chair to discuss work of the Board
  • Works with Vice-Chair to ensure that YNPN Triangle NC leadership is present and available at regular committee meetings
  • Recruits new members to YNPN Triangle NC
  • Recruits potential Board members from YNPN Triangle NC membership and the nonprofit sector
  • Seeks out new opportunities for partnerships and collaborations through active networking and relationship-building
  • Presides at all meetings of the Board of Directors, including setting the agenda for each meeting
  • Attends (if possible) all YNPN Triangle NC events, personally thanking special guests and serving as a spokesperson for the organization
  • Responsible for leading the creation of YNPN Triangle NC strategic plan and administrative budget
  • Serves as a signatory on YNPN Triangle NC bank account
  • Represents YNPN Triangle NC at external events to position organization as a leader in the nonprofit sector
  • Ensures there is a process of evaluation for Board members and the board as a whole
  • Takes responsibility, when appropriate, for the overall fundraising plan and fiscal sustainability of the organization


  • Networking
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Knowledge of meeting management
  • Ability to take risks
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Interpersonal and motivational skills
  • Facilitating organizational development

Time Commitment
15 – 25 hours per month for two years

Self and by the Board annually