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Nominations are open for SOSNA's Board of Directors

SOSNA is seeking 6 new board members to join our team. Nominations are due by Friday, October 1.

The SOSNA Board of Directors is a working volunteer Board that establishes the policies and helps implement the programs and activities of the organization. The SOSNA board is an elected volunteer body, made up of 15 people from the neighborhood. Each board member serves a 3-year term and can only serve 2 consecutive terms, for a total of 6 years.

This year we will have six (6) open positions to fill on the Board. All nominations are accepted but this year we are hoping to find candidates with any of the following skills/experiences:

  • Accounting/non-profit finance background or prior experience on a finance committee

  • Prior non-profit board experience with a successful track record in fundraising and development

  • An engaged community leader involved with immigrant populations

  • An engaged community leader involved with a local religious institution at a leadership or board level

  • An engaged individual who is a woman/woman-identifying, LGBTQIA+, and/or person of color

  • An interest in chairing/co-chairing SOSNA Triangles Committee

  • An interest in chairing/co-chairing SOSNA’s Economic Development Committee

SOSNA’s Board of Directors strives to be representative of our population of neighbors. Our Board of Directors and volunteers shape our programs and initiatives as we work towards community safety that supports and heals, not disenfranchises and displaces. SOSNA is committed to creating programs and initiatives that cultivate a diverse and inclusive neighborhood. We will continue to embrace the rich history of our neighborhood, build a Board that represents the community and aspire to create an environment that empowers its residents by providing access to resources, clean and green spaces, equitable development, safer streets, and community support, including those of all races, ages, gender identities, LGBTQAI+ identities, socioeconomic statuses, varying abilities, ethnicities, perspectives and experiences. We will achieve this mission through intentional listening, story sharing and displaying empathy while purposefully centering voices of historically excluded individuals and communities.

All nomination applications are welcome.


SOSNA will accept board nominations ONLINE until Friday, October 1, 2021. Please email if you need access to a printer for a paper version of the form.