The Board will support the work of Estrella Warbirds Museum, Inc., and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While the day-to-day operations are led by the Estrella Warbird Museum President and associated staff, the roles of Board of Directors and President relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate active involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Specific Board Member responsibilities might include:
Estrella Warbirds Museum Board Members consider the museum to be a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority. So that Estrella Warbirds Museum can credibly solicit contributions from foundations, organizations, and individuals, Estrella Warbird Musuem expects to have 100 percent of Board Members make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity, whether it be directing a major fund raising event or personally contributing to the ongoing operations of the museum
Estrella Warbird Museum Board Members will serve a two-year term to be eligible for re-election for additional terms in accordance with current Policy and Procedures. Board meetings will be held monthly and committee meetings will be held in coordination with full board meetings. The President of the Board is elected annually by the vote of existing Board Member and past Presidents (if they so choose to participate). Service on Estrella Warbird Museum Board of Directors is voluntary and without remuneration.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Estrella Warbird Museum mission and who has a track record of initiative and leadership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, aviation, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.
Service on Estrella Warbird Museum Board of Directors is voluntary and without remuneration.