ORLANDO FOUNDATION OF ARCHITECTURE SEEKING APPLICATION
FOR BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS
For Immediate Release
Thursday, October 11, 2018
ORLANDO FOUNDATION OF ARCHITECTURE
801 N. Magnolia Ave. Ste 109
Orlando, FL 32803
The Orlando Foundation of Architecture’s board is seeking to appoint two (2) Architect positions and five (5) open non-architect positions. In addition, the Board Members of OFA is seeking volunteers for Committees which currently include, but not limited to, Scholarship, Public Outreach, Tours, Education and Fundraising. In keeping with OFA By-Laws, two must be AIA architect members for terms of up to three years with terms commencing on January 1, 2019. A copy of the by-laws is available upon request.
Serving on the OFA Board and committees is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate for buildings, places, and education to fulfill leadership roles as champions OFA. In particular, we expect that different candidates will bring a range of skills and experiences to the Board. OFA would be interested in members with legal, finance and accounting, senior level management, arts organization management, public agency management, education, or non-profit organization development backgrounds to help advance the mission of OFA.
It is expected that Board Members will attend mandatory quarterly Board meetings participate in fundraising efforts, and make an annual financial commitment to OFA. It is also desirable that Board members participate as a member of one of the OFA committees.
Board members and committee members are expected to responsibly represent OFA to their respective communities and to advocate for OFA’s mission, programs, and services as appropriate.
ABOUT THE ORLANDO FOUNDATION OF ARCHITECTURE
MISSION – The Orlando Foundation of Architecture is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to the encouragement of public awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of the built environment, preservation of historical sites in the region, demonstrating sustainable practices of construction and living, offering scholarships for architectural education, and promoting diversity in architectural community. The Orlando Foundation for Architecture (OFA) accomplishes this mission by supporting and sponsoring individuals, groups and organizations with educational and other programs appropriate to this purpose and by developing and executing activities.
Please provide a Letter of Interest(self) or Letter of Recommendation (person other than you) to OFA Executive Director Gary Scarboro at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 29, 2018. Letter should include your background, area of relevant expertise, and committee of interest. It is currently anticipated that selection of Board Members will occur in November 2018 with any newly selected members being notified by November 30, 2018. Results will be posted on the AIA Orlando website.
Board members are selected at the sole discretion of the OFA Board. Committee members are designated by the OFA Chair.