Dear community members and friends,

The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) is seeking nominations for its Governance Board. Ideal candidates will strengthen CAIR-LA’s civic engagement efforts, add to the organization’s legal expertise, and/or broaden our community’s reach.

This is an exciting opportunity to help drive CAIR-LA’s mission of enhancing the understanding of Islam, protecting civil liberties and empowering American Muslims.

Help lead CAIR-LA into the future by nominating a colleague or yourself to join the CAIR-LA Governance Board. The Governance Board will review all nominations and follow up with candidates selected for follow up interviews.

Sincerely,
Fawad Shaiq
President, CAIR-LABA Governance Board

BOARD MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES
The Board works directly with the Executive Director to provide guidance to the local organization and grow strategic operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Actively championing CAIR-LA’s vision and mission by building relationships with local community members and partners and supporting CAIR-LA events
Driving strategic and operational initiatives related to the Board member’s area of expertise
Offering thought leadership regarding CAIR-LA’s strategy and day-to-day operations

BOARD TERMS AND PARTICIPATION:
Board Members will serve a three-year term to be eligible for reappointment for one additional term. Board meetings will be held monthly at CAIR-SFBA’s headquarters in Santa Clara. Board members are expected to participate in board meetings and attend the annual retreat.

FUNDRAISING:
Board Members will consider CAIR-LA a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts commensurate with their capacity. Board members will also help fundraise for the organization.

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