12. July 2019 · Comments Off on Seeking New Board Members · Categories: General Information

Would you like to get involved, have a say, help make decisions about water quality, weeds, watershed issues, fundraising events, dam maintenance, and the future of Kinderhook Lake? 

The KLC Board of Directors is actively seeking two (2) new Directors for election by KLC members at its Annual Meeting of Members on August 24, 2019.

  Candidates must have the following minimum qualifications:

  • be a current KLC member
  • be available to attend monthly mid-week evening board meetings and occasional committee meetings
  • be a strong advocate for the KLC, Kinderhook Lake, and community-related issues
  • have routine access to email, text, and cellular communications.
  • be active in organizational planning and become well versed in 501(c)3 nonprofit IRS and NYS Charities Bureau regulations.

  Candidates with experience in support of existing or new KLC programs would be preferred:

  • outreach & communications (assist with the design and publication of community outreach materials, such as newsletters, social media, e-mail announcements, website postings, and distribution of educational materials)
  • fundraising (develop, propose, organize and implement fundraising activities)
  • maintain and grow an existing donor database (design, implement, and oversee annual appeal, maintain donor history, recruit new members, donor acknowledgments)
  • lake stewardship and support (grant writing, lake habitat and biology, environmental law, legal research, NYS regulations, data compilation, and statistical analysis).

Interested Board candidates are asked to email a letter of interest and qualifications to the KLC Secretary, Lauren Desharnais, at lauren.desharnais@yahoo.com, no later than July 31, 2019.


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