Board of Trustees

 

CFI’s Current Board of Trustees

Chair: Ann Hanson, Retired Teacher, Grand Junction, CO

Vice Chair: Dr. Roslynn Brain, Assistant Professor, Utah State University Sustainable Communities Extension, Moab, UT

Treasurer: Diane Hanson, Telecommunications Consultant, Denver, CO

Secretary: Robert Greenberg, Retired Director, Four Corners Behavioral Health, Moab, UT

John Groo, President, Smart Systems Data Base,  Mesa, CO

Sue Bellagamba, Canyonlands Regional Director, The Nature Conservancy, Moab, UT

Dr. Dee Garceau, Associate Professor of History, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

Ryan Anderson, Retired Teacher, Castle Valley, UT

Ex officio: Karla Joy VanderZanden, Co-founder and Executive Director, Canyonlands Field Institute, Moab, UT

 

Apply to be considered to serve on CFI’s volunteer governance
board of trustees or to serve on a committee.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Trustee

TIME COMMITMENT: Meetings are held every month by conference call, usually second Thursday of the month. Additional committee or special meetings are usually once a month. Committee work is approximately four to eight hours a month in addition to regular board meetings. Trustees are expected to participate in a CFI program once a year and assist with a public relations or fundraising event once a year. The term is three years and a trustee can serve two consecutive terms.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES GOVERNANCE, ROLES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The CFI governance board serves on a volunteer basis and provides oversight and leadership in the following categories:

  • Strategic long term and annual planning
  • Marketing and sales
  • Financial management
  • Fundraising

Governance board members commit to active volunteer participation and to leadership of finite, well-defined projects. Standing committees may include non-board members and currently include: Education, Citizen Science & Sustainability, Site & Facilities, Governance, Finance & Risk Management, and Fundraising & Public Relations.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Trustees are asked to contribute financially at a significant level for their individual circumstances. Trustees are required to observe or participate in a CFI program prior to final acceptance on the board; meet with the Executive Director; and review current key issues, financial, and planning documents with at least one active trustee.

New trustees will receive orientation, CFI board manual, and are asked to complete a nonprofit boards training workshop within 90 days of starting service. The CFI board engages professional consultant services for training and planning periodically.

Please send letter of interest and qualifications to CFI Board of Trustees, P.O. Box 68, Moab, UT 84532 or to director@cfimoab.org at any time.

For the most recently filed nonprofit tax return IRS 990, Click Here to access in pdf form.