People agree to join the board of directors of Friends for reasons such as their love of the outdoors, their appreciation of the importance of the Refuges to the way of life in our area, the importance of Refuges in preserving and conserving wild life and wild places for current and future generations, and because it is a cool group of folks who enjoy working together.
Even though Friends is a small nonprofit organization compared to big guys such as The American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, or the YMCA, our board members have a lot of rather heady responsibilities,
Since Friends elected several new board members at the Annual Meeting, and to assure all the board remember the roles and goals, a Board Orientation happened in April.
The discussion included these topics. If you want to hear more about any of them, leave us a comment.
Founding and history: