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Board of Directors - 2 hours per month
The Board of Directors meets virtually every other month, on the 2nd Thursday at 7:30 PM Mountain Time, as our members live across the country. Board members are actively engaged in email communication between meetings in order to carry out business. Becoming a board member requires a commitment of at least a year, but leaves of absence and early resignations are accepted. Board members will discuss programs, messaging, church relations strategy, operations and fund development. Board members are expected to participate in at least one standing LDS Earth Stewardship committee: Executive (officers), Finance / HR, Fundraising, Outreach and/or Membership. 

Advisory Board - 3 hours per quarter 

The Advisory Board is a new opportunity to serve LDS Earth Stewardship. The Advisory Board will choose an evening to meet virtually each quarter to allow for a diverse pool of candidates from across the country. Similar to the Board of Directors, the Advisory Board is focused on the strategic operation of the organization. Members of this group will have an advanced understanding and sensitivity for working with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Enhanced skills in seeking out and connecting to influencers are helpful. Those who care deeply about our mission and have more influence than time are encouraged to participate.

Church Relations Committee - 1 hour per month

The Church Relations Committee is focused solely on church relations. Members of this group have an advanced understanding and sensitivity for working with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and will utilize those skills to advance the relationship between LDS Earth Stewardship and the Church. Members of this committee will interact with church leaders on behalf of LDS Earth Stewardship and will be expected to work with professional courtesy, respect and discernment. Meetings will happen quarterly or as needed.

Executive Committee - 2 hours per month

The Executive Committee represents officers of the board. Meetings are held virtually the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM Mountain Time. This committee is responsoible for monitoring legal and financial matters between full board meetings and will advise the full board as to any issue arising. Supervision and recruitment of the Executive Director is managed by the Executive Committee. This committee also shepherds the operational elements of the organization. Members of the Executive Committee are chosen from members of the Board of Directors. Roles include: Chair, Vice Chair (2), Secretary and Treasurer.

Finance / HR Committee - 2 hours per month

The Finance and Human Resources Committee is responsible for oversight of the organization’s assets. In addition to the physical property and financial transactions, this committee is additionally responsible for human resources. Meetings are held virtually the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM Mountain Time. Background expertise in accounting, budgeting, legal contracts, human resources and non profit management are needed.

Membership Committee - 3 hours per month

The Membership Committee oversees programs and events, ensures a quality experience for members of LDS Earth Stewardship and seeks feedback from members and others to make improvements. Meetings are held virtually the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 Mountain Time. Purposes of this committee include: 1) Support broadening and diversifying the global membership of the organization. 2) Increase stewardship participation and action in local groups. 3) Provide quality programs in support of the mission. 4) Foster a meaningful, complimentary, membership experience. 5) Offer membership tiers for more robust engagement. While monthly meetings are only one hour, there are a few hours given per month through email communications and contact with other volunteer leaders.

Outreach Committee - 3 hours per month

The Outreach Committee supports the messaging and graphic design needs of the organization and seeks to connect LDS Earth Stewardship's relevant programs, messages and events to other gospel influencers. Meetings are held virtually on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 PM Mountain Time. Purposes of this committee include: 1) Share the mission and vision. 2) Show the work being done by LDS Earth Stewardship (and the Church). 3) Create appealing messages to recruit and support members and volunteers. 4) Tell the fundraising story to existing and potential financial supporters. 5) Provide the graphic needs of the organization. 6) Build connections with institutions. 7) Collaborate with other LDS Earth Stewardship committees. While the monthly meeting is only an hour, there are email communications and contacts that happen during the month that may take a couple hours.

Fundraising Committee - 2 hours per month

The Fundraising Committee researches, plans, executes and analyzes fund development activities to secure the sustainability of the organization. Meetings are held virtually on the 1st Thursday of each month at 8:30 PM Mountain Time. This committee works on a diversified fund developmen plan. People with skills or contacts related to: donor relations, grant writing, fundraising campaigns, special events, company matching programs, sponsorships, and membership dues are encouraged to consider serving on this committee. 

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