Board of Directors

Local Motion is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a governing board.

Expectations of a board member

Each individual Local Motion Board member is expected to:

  1. Know the organization’s mission, policy positions, programs, and needs
  2. Faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements
  3. Serve as active advocates and ambassadors for Local Motion and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for Local Motion to advance its mission
  4. Leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve Local Motion’s mission
  5. Help identify connections that can benefit Local Motion’s fundraising and reputational standing, and can influence policy
  6. Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in monthly, one hour, Board meetings. Virtually or in-person
  7. Participate fully in one or more committees (1-3 hour commitment per month)
  8. Follow Local Motion bylaws, policies, and Board resolutions
  9. Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of Local Motion
  10. Sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings
  11. Actively engage in fundraising for Local Motion in whatever ways are best suited for you. This may include identifying prospective donors, assisting with donor cultivation and stewardship, direct membership or sponsorship solicitation, writing thank you notes, assisting with special events, and the like. You will make a good-faith effort to do your best and raise as much money as you can.
  12. Encourage and support the Local Motion staff
    Note: Board terms are two-year terms with the possibility to re-apply for two additional two-year terms, not to exceed a total of six years.

About the Local Motion Board of Directors

As the highest leadership body of the organization and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the Board is responsible for:

  1. Determining the mission and purpose of the organization
  2. Selecting and evaluating the performance of the CEO
  3. Providing strategic and organizational planning
  4. Ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management
  5. Fundraising and prospective donor development
  6. Approving and monitoring Local Motion’s policy positions, advocacy, and programs
  7. Enhancing Local Motion’s public image in the community
  8. Assessing its own performance as the governing body of Local Motion

Apply to the Local Motion Board of Directors

APPLY TO THE LOCAL MOTION BOARD

Local Motion is looking for qualified candidates to apply to our Board of Directors. Think that you might be a good fit for the position? Fill out the application to be considered.

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Current Board Members

Patricia Weisenfelder

President

Development & Communications Manager, Ragtag Film Society

Jan. 2020 - Dec. 2022

Chris Smith

Treasurer

Psychologist, University of Missouri

Jan. 2020 - Dec. 2022

Jaclyn Benigno

Secretary

Thompson Center

Jan. 2021 - Dec. 2022

Ann Anderson

Foster Grandparents

Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2023

Ted Curtis

Cyclex

Jan. 2021 - Dec. 2022

Caroline Dohack

Freelance writer

Jan. 2022 - Dec. 2023

Renee Hahne

Environmental Consultant and Sales Manager

Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2023

Tammy Jones

Nonprofit consultant

Jan. 2022 - Dec. 2023

Brandon Schatsiek

Special Olympics North America

Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2023

KJ Thunder

Foster Grandparents

Jan. 2021 - Dec. 2022

Jeremiah Turner

Central Bank of Boone County, Big Tree Cycling

Jan. 2022 - Dec. 2023

Frank Schmidt

Bicycle & Pedestrian Commission

Jan. 2022 - Dec. 2023

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