Summit Chair

Below is a description of the responsibilities of a General Director 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 (Chair)


The Summit Chair is responsible for planning, fundraising for, and executing the annual #NonprofitSTRONG Summit in coordination with a volunteer committee and other members of the board. The Summit Chair:

  • Recruits and manages committee members
  • Works with the Marketing & Communications Committee to create conference collateral in print and online
  • Creates and maintains conference budget and expenses
  • Researches, solicits, and stewards sponsors in coordination with other members of the board
  • Manages programming and logistics for conference including booking a keynote speaker and coordinating breakout sessions
  • Maintains detailed records to ensure continuity and consistent branding year-to-year


  • Clear and effective communicator
  • Ability to self-start
  • Motivated, organized, attentive to detail
  • Knowledge of event planning and budgets
  • Ability to delegate projects
  • Comfortable working in a team

Time Commitment

10 – 15 hours per month for two years; 15-30 hours in three months leading up to the conference. Must be available the day of the conference.


Self and by the Board, annually