Board of Directors:
David King, Professional (Board President)
Derek Diede, Parent
Sara Doering, Parent
Becky Dolley, Professional
Nancy Jellesed, Parent
Purpose: The board sets the overall mission and policies for the center. They hire the executive director and assist with the general promotion of the Pathfinder Services of ND services.
Mission: To unite parents and teachers with the resources to build positive futures for and with children, students and young adults with learning differences or challenges.
- Leadership for our center
- Organize the board of directors, officers, and committees
- Form policies and procedures
- Oversee the annual budget
- Oversee program planning and evaluation
- Evaluate the Executive Director
- Review reports
- Promote the center
- Assist in raising funds
- Reach out to new groups
Length of term: A board member serves for three years. The term may be renewed once pending approval of the board. After serving two terms a board member must wait for a period of one year before becoming eligible to serve again.
Meetings and time commitment: Meetings are held a minimum of four times a year. They typically last two hours. Families often participate by phone and stipends for travel are available. Board members may be asked to serve on committees.
Prior Experience: No prior experience is required. We provide new members with orientation and information to support their role as a board member.
Expectations of all board members: Attend meetings regularly, participate on committees.