The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (NABS) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for new Board Members. We are also accepting self-nominations.
The Mission of NABS is to lead in the pursuit of understanding and addressing the ongoing trauma created by the US Indian Boarding School policy.
Our programmatic strategies are focused on Education, Advocacy, and Healing. Please see our 10-Year Strategic Plan to learn more about our programs.
We are interested in receiving applications from candidates with a commitment to Native American communities and who bring expertise in some specific areas:
- Indian boarding school experience;
- Fundraising and development expertise;
- Previous board governance experience;
- Financial and/or accounting expertise;
- Tribal council experience;
- Native/indigenous organizations, board, or other leadership positions;
- Human rights, legal and/or justice background.
We are specifically interested in candidates who are Boarding School Survivors who are willing to share their experience and talents to enhance the mission of the Boarding School Healing Coalition.
Board members are expected to fully participate in quarterly board meetings, annual retreat, working committees and are required to participate in NABS’ annual meeting.
The deadline for submission is Monday, August 31, 2020.
Please note: 1) only current Regular Members of the Coalition are eligible to nominate someone for a board position; and 2) nominees must be, or must become, a Regular Coalition Member prior to being considered for the board. See Membership Information here.
NABS’ Board of Directors has appointed a Committee who will consider the nominations and develop a slate of candidates to stand for election as directors of NABS’ board, by the Regular Members at the annual membership meeting in October.