Thank you for your interest in serving on the Board of the Utah Infertility Resource Center. Service on the board is a very rewarding way to give back to the community. We are excited to learn more about you!
Qualifications: Utah Infertility Resource Center’s mission is to provide education and emotional support to those who are struggling to grow their families so they are empowered, strengthened, and equipped to move forward on their respective journeys. We provide a safe, supportive space for families dealing with the emotionally and socially traumatic experience of infertility. UIRC seeks a diverse Board of Directors with varying abilities and professional qualifications to advance its mission now and in the future. UIRC is looking for members with a connection to infertility, a commitment to UIRC’s mission, and skills that can support the strategic goals and objectives of UIRC. Members shall have personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and passion for helping those who struggle with infertility.
Overview: A position on the Board of UIRC is voluntary and members will not be compensated for their time. The term of service for each Board member is two years. At the end of the term of service, the Board of Directors has the authority to re-elect individual Board members for additional terms of service. A member may be terminated at any time from serving on the Board if she/he compromises the purposes of the organization.
Responsibilities: The Board of Directors is responsible for overall policy and direction of UIRC. Board Members are responsible for attending board meetings, voting on major decisions impacting UIRC, approving the annual budget, advocating for UIRC’s interests, and fundraising. Board members are also highly encouraged to serve in elected leadership positions, on committees, and volunteer additional hours in order to ensure UIRC is functioning at its fullest capacity. Board members may be nominated and elected for various positions such as Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer.
Commitment: Members will commit to serve a term of two years with official terms of service commencing the month of the initial acceptance offer. Board of Directors meetings are held every other month and members commit to attending 75% of meetings. Attendance may be in person or by phone if unable to physically attend. Members are encouraged to serve on a minimum of one committee at a time and also attend the Annual Conference and Annual Gala. Members are also expected to make a financial commitment, at a level meaningful to them, and commit to the minimum “give or get” level in terms of personal donation and/or fundraising.
Selection Process: Candidates will complete this application. You will be contacted to setup an interview. Upon completion of the interview, you will be contacted with the decision and, if invited to join the board, will review and sign a Statement of Expectations.