The formaton of the advisory council is to:
- Provide technical expertise or advice in specific areas of the public sector such as
- (housing, courts, policy, social services, shelter, food, safety, etc.)
- help spearhead special projects from planing to completion
- fundraising for a specific project
- provide an independent sounding board for organizations board of directors
- serve as an advocate for the organization
- serve as a community stakeholder
- serve in an honorary role
The Social Justice Advisory Council is a group of individuals who supplement the board's skills and abilities to help guide the organizations towards its stated mission. There is not a given authorty Boards of Directors are the ultimate governing authority for all organizational boards. The council will provide the board with key information to make recommendations on certain matters. The collective body strengths are in its strong opinion and accountability to the industry. The nature of our work is predicated on the structure offered by Directors, so that meetings are useful and productive.
Length of Service
The advisory council will serve as a standing body that nonprofits can rely on for guidance an advice. Advisory council members serve a 2-year limite (renewable) The board will appoint and remember members of the advisory council. The board chair will be rotatable among the council members. At least one board of director will serve on an advisory council.
The goals and objectives of the alliance council is to build and develop a deeper level of trust and confidence with community. This capacty allows community leaders to create greater efficiency on Boards. Many small organizations outgrow their capacty the to be effective for complex or highly specialized projects. Kowledge and expertise of board members can be retained as a benefit through advisory council. And, vice versa, advisory council members can develop relationships with boards for appointment when a term expires.
Advisory council appointment are on a volunteer basis. We are currently seeking capacity to pay our advisory council members with the goal of keeping them actively engaged and invested in the work of our region. The advisory council will meet face-to-face quarterly except for call meetings on special projects. All advisory council members are bound by the rules of confidentiality as outlined in our operating agreement.
Advisory Board Duties
Conflict of Interest
Ad-Hoc Committees: subcommittees are form on an as needed basis to address certain short-term purposes