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Overview of Board Member Responsibilities:

  • Fulfill the legal responsibilities of duty of care, duty of loyalty, and duty of obedience.
  • Uphold PFLAG Springfield’s Code of Ethics and Racial Justice Commitment.
  • Be dedicated to the PFLAG Springfield mission and to the vitality of the chapter.
  • Attend monthly Board meetings and selected committee meetings; read financial reports, minutes, and all other meeting materials in advance.
  • Serve on one or more Board committees: Support, Education, Advocacy, Communications, or Fundraising and Membership.
  • Attend at least one support group meeting as part of Board orientation.
  • Make an annual financial donation to the chapter within their personal means, in addition to annual membership dues.
  • Serve a two-year term with the option of serving up to five terms.

Time Commitment: 3-8+ hours per month:

  • 2 hours: Monthly Board meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
  • 1/2 hour: Review of Board meeting materials (agenda, minutes, reports, etc.)
  • 1/2 hour – 5+ hours: Miscellaneous tasks to support PFLAG operations. This will vary depending on each individual’s area of expertise, committee service, and monthly chapter events.

Interested in Joining? Fill out the form below!

Interest Form

Demographic Questions: The following questions will not affect your application; we are eager to recruit passionate and skilled volunteers from all demographic backgrounds. PFLAG Springfield is committed to building a diverse pool of volunteers that will equitably serve our entire community without discrimination in any form.