But perhaps the most exciting change to the Bylaws was the addition of a Partner Member position to serve on the Board of Directors. This position is the culmination of discussions about how to better involve OSFMA's Business Partners in the organization and is the start of their work to provide great resources, access to school members, and a greater community of people committed to the success of public and private schools in Oregon.
Responsibilities of the Partner Member
The Partner Member to the Board serves as liaison between the Board and all partner members. They serve a non-voting, two-year term and are appointed by the Board of Directors. The Partner Member serves on committees as assigned by the President and assists the President as requested.
In addition, the Partner Member:
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How to Apply
The application will be a letter of interest that speaks to the following points:
A timeline for applications will be posted just prior to the current Partner Members term has ended.
When possible Board and Conference Committee meetings are held on the same day, in the same location, and generally in Salem. Some Conference Committee meetings are held via conference call. All Board meetings are in-person. Conference Committee meetings are generally two hours.