- Opportunity for professional growth and development
- Opportunity to make important contributions and shape the Minnesota evaluation field
All board members work together to provide leadership and governance for MNEA and its programs through strategic planning, and management of resources, personnel, and other MNEA bylaw responsibilities.
A MNEA board member works to:
- Ensure that MNEA provides quality programs to achieve its mission and is prudently manage
- Secure and manage MNEA's human, financial, and material resources and fulfills MNEA's legal obligations
- Become knowledgeable about the operations of MNEA and the audiences that MNEA serves
- Represent MNEA in the community both informally and formally
A board member commits to MNEA that they will:
- Share accountability for corporate management of the organization
- Attend monthly board meetings in the Twin Cities metro area
- Contribute an average of 8-12 hours a month
- Carry out board assignments
- Complete a three-year term of office (renewable for one additional terms)
A board member displays:
Due to the hands-on nature of MNEA Board service, the Association relies on diverse skill sets and active board members to continue the growth of the association. The following qualifications have been identified as priorities for the 2017-2019 term:
All board members are required to be:
Because MNEA has a working board, all members are actively engaged in the work of the association. We have endeavored to provide an accurate assessment of the average time you can expect to spend. However, the amount will vary depending on each board position’s specific flow of work.
All Board Members serve three-year terms and may serve up to two consecutive terms (six years of consecutive service, maximum).
- As a Board Member At Large or Committee Chair, you prepare for and attend board and committee meetings, review materials for meetings, attend events, and lead committees or taskforces. This work takes 10 hours per month on average.
- As a member of the President stream (Past-President, President, President-Elect), you prepare for, participate in, and lead the monthly board meetings, follow up after meetings, work on strategic and planning efforts, and create task forces and ad hoc committees. This requires an additional 5-10 hours per month, totaling 15-20 hours per month on average.