FIGT has always been powered by volunteers including our Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for leading FIGT into the future, shaping our direction and ensuring that we continue to deliver our mission.
Due to personal circumstances, two of our current Board Directors have unfortunately had to step back from their positions. In keeping with our bylaws when there is an unexpected departure from the Board, we are able to appoint people to the open role. As a result, we are seeking applications for the following positions on our Board
Term: Oct 2021 - 1st October 2022 OR 2023
FIGT is able to consider applications from individuals willing to commit to a one or two year term for this position.
Read the Treasurer job description here.
Learn more below from former Treasurer LaShell Tinder about the challenges and rewards of this position.
more below from former Sponsorship Director Linda Janssen about the
challenges and rewards of this position.
Why apply?Working on the FIGT Board of Directors and with the associated committees is a fantastic chance to use and grow your professional skills while giving back to your global, intercultural community.
What is the Board of Directors?FIGT’s Board of Directors is responsible for executing and governing FIGT’s mission and strategy. It is a working Board — not an advisory one.
The volunteer Board Directors are elected or appointed from among current FIGT Members.
The Board is overseen by the Executive Committee, comprising the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. See the Board Structure.
Board Directors are expected to: