Join the LLLCF Board

If you are interested in joining our Lafayette Library & Learning Center Foundation Board of Trustees, please read job description below and contact Beth Needel at for more information.

Board of Trustees Job Description

August 20, 2018

Participation Expectations

  • Serve a two-year term
  • Attend an initial orientation
  • Prepare for and attend monthly Board meetings
  • Participate in trainings requested by the Board

Key Job Functions

  • Have working knowledge of the organization’s Strategic Plan and goals
  • Set program goals and policies
  • Identify and actively cultivate potential and current donors
  • Identify and cultivate potential board members
  • Serve as an ambassador to the community by promoting the needs and value of the LLLC and building relationships with stakeholders
  • Develop and manage a strategic plan and its evaluation cycle
  • Administer the City’s space use policy and recommend revisions
  • Select and participate in an annual evaluation of the Executive Director
  • Participate in the annual Board Effectiveness Self-Assessment

Support LLLCF through

  • Minimum commitment of $500 a year
  • Purchase two tickets to annual fundraising event
  • Volunteer as one of the hosts at two events per year
  • Must participate on at least one committee or task force plus must work on one of the following fund raising committees:

           1) Community Relations and Business Development

           2) NATL or other annual fundraising event

           3) Annual giving

Personal Characteristics

  • Commitment to, and enthusiasm for, LLLCF’s mission and work
  • Community building and collaborative work style
  • Accountability for commitments made
  • Sensitivity to and tolerance for diverse perspectives
  • Ability to listen, analyze, and think creatively
  • Ability to work well with people individually and in groups
  • Commitment to a philosophy of transparency and inclusiveness
  • Adherence to confidentiality expectations and conflict of interest policies
  • Personal integrity