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Board of Directors Committee Chair

Organization
Biomedical Molecular Research Foundation
Job Location
Jonesboro, Arkansas
Jonesboro, AR 72401
United States
Salary
Volunteer Position Initially
Benefits

All expenses paid

Job Description

Board Member Job Description

1. Regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.

2. Makes serious commitment to participate actively in committee work.

3. Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.

4. Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.

5. Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus. 

6. Is an active participant in the committee's annual evaluation and planning efforts.

7Participates in fund raising for the organization. Ideally the Board Member will have strong interest, and hopefully experience, in one or more of the following: funding of biomedical research in disciplines such as cancer/oncology, cardiovascular disease/cardiology, diabetes, and neurologic health problems. S/he will also have effective participation in Board activities, advising and providing council on legal documentation, necessary filings, hiring processes, personnel policies and salary scale. Exceptional talent in fund raining and/or marketing will be highly valued. These areas involve identifying prospective donors, building relationships with them and developing strategies for their cultivation.

Committee Chair Job Description

1. Is a member of the Board

2. Sets tone for the committee work.

3. Ensures that members have the information needed to do their jobs.

4. Oversees the logistics of committee's operations.

5. Reports to the Board's Chair.

6. Reports to the full Board on committee's decisions/recommendations.

7. Works closely with the Chief Executive and other staff as agreed to by the Chief Executive.

8. Assigns work to the committee members, sets the agenda and runs the meetings, and ensures distribution of meeting minutes.

9. Initiates and leads the committee's annual evaluation.

Requirements

Each Board member, while serving in their normal function/role must successfully perform all of the activities outlined above in the job description section. In addition, the management of this new Foundation has a strong desire that a significant number of our Board members have strong education and background in biomedical molecular research. Ideal candidates will have strong interest, and hopefully experience, in one or more of the following: funding of biomedical research in disciplines such as cancer/oncology, heart disease/cardiology, neurodegenerative disease and/or diabetes. Strong Board members will display effective participation in Board activities, advise and provision of council on legal documentation, necessary filings, hiring process, personnel policies and salary scale. Exceptional talent in fund raising and/or marketing will be highly valued. These areas involve identifying prospective donors, building relationships with them and developing strategies for their cultivation.

How to Apply

Send resume/CV to the following Email address:  tgilroy@geneticprofiles.com and cc to tomgilroy1@yahoo.com

About Our Organization

The Biomedical Molecular Research Foundation is an independent nonprofit foundation dedicated to the funding of biomedical research in very important human health-related diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and neurodegenerative diseases. The foundation is focused on advancing genetic, genomic and transcriptomic research as well as advancing translational medicine. One of our major goals is to see biomedical pre-clinical discoveries actually become routine practice at the bedside to significantly enhance patient care. We have a very strong desire to further medical/scientific investigation and patient care for those persons suffering from disease.  We are in the process of applying to become recognized by the federal government as a 501(c)(3) organization for tax purposes.

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