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Join MAVA's Board of Directors
MAVA's Board helps to provide leadership and fundraising for the organization. Board Members are expected to attend monthly board meetings (2 hours) as well as attend 1 to 2 committee meetings each month. Board Members serve two-year terms, usually start in January, and are required to be MAVA members during their term of service.

Serving on MAVA's board is not only a great way to become more involved with MAVA, but also to develop professional leadership skills. If you would like to be a member of MAVA's Board, download the application and Organization Support Statement. Application deadline is October 16th.

Questions? Contact the MAVA Office or Mary Ostapenko- Anstett, Nominations Chair, via phone
(612) 787 4033 or email.

The following position is currently open:
  • Fund Development Chair
  • Board Secretary
The following positions will be open as of January 2018:
  • stay tuned!

All Board Positions Descriptions:

AHV Representative At Large Board Position
Board Chair Board Chair Elect
Bylaws Chair Conference Chair 
DCVM Chair  Fund Development Chair
Membership Chair  Network & Sector Development Chair 
Nominations Chair  Past Board Chair 
Professional Development Chair Public Policy Chair
Secretary  Strategic Directions Chair 
Treasurer  Volunteer Resources Chair

All Committee Position Descriptions:

Membership Committee  Finance Committee
Professional Development Committee


"I have been involved with the board for many years. The impact for me has been tremendous. I have improved my skills in strategic planning, negotiation, leadership and fund development. This is because I have been active on with MAVA's board. I have received jobs because of my involvement."