Vice Chair Position Description

Below is a description of the responsibilities of the Vice 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 (Chair)

The Vice-Chair supports the strategic plan of YNPN Triangle NC with a special focus on the priority of diversity, inclusion, and access by supporting committees and championing a board and member culture of active engagement and positive relations. The Vice-Chair:

  • Chairs board meetings in the absence of the Chair
  • Meets regularly with Chair to discuss work of the Board, gaining knowledge to assume role of Chair
  • Works with Chair to ensure that YNPN Triangle NC leadership is present and available at regular committee meetings
  • Serves as the alternate representative to National YNPN
  • Provides support to YNPN Triangle NC committees and committee chairs through skills and capacity evaluation
  • Works with committee chairs to ensure that frames of diversity, access, and inclusion are used in creating and evaluating YNPN Triangle NC offerings and events
  • Recruits new members to YNPN Triangle NC
  • Recruits potential Board members from YNPN Triangle NC membership and the nonprofit sector
  • Promotes the organization in the community
  • Serves as backup for supporting relationship with national YNPN


  • Proven leadership skills
  • Ability to take risk
  • Knowledge of meeting management
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Interpersonal and motivational skills

Time Commitment
15 – 20 hours per month for two years

Self and by the Board annually