Committees

The Fundraising Committee

is looking for you if you have experience developing fundraising strategies, grant writing, event, and/or individual or corporate donor cultivation. The committee meets monthly. There are also special projects or events you can get involved in for a fixed amount of time planning [think Tour de Streets or a large speaker event]. Interested?

Current tasks we are working on [be in touch if you can help with these]:
  • Ability to connect LivableStreets with new funding sources
  • Help develop and manage new fundraising campaigns with staff
  • Successful fundraising/grant writing experience
  • Interest in a leadership role on the fundraising committee

Contact: Kathryn Carlson, kathryn@livablestreets.info.


The Finance Committee

is looking for people interested in helping strengthen and document financial processes and policies. Do you have experience with small company or non-profit accounting, finance, administration or operations? Do you want to lead or participate in a budget process or have strong quantitative, analytical and technical writing skills? Plug into the LivableStreets Finance Committee that meets quarterly. 

Contact: Kendra Kennedy, kendra@livablestreets.info.


The Governance Committee

is looking for non-profit legal and governance experience as well as people interested in future board leadership. The committee meets monthly. We focus on internal policy development for the organization, help with Human Resources for staff and facilitate the nominations process.

Current tasks we are working on [be in touch if you can help with these]:
  • Lead nominations and board sustainability
  • Identify and create any outstanding policies or procedures needed [knowledge of non-profit laws, rules, and policies]
  • Advise on employee and board member issues
  • Manage legal services in the case it arises [not perform them but advise us]
  • Review contracts

Contact: Nina Garfinkle, nina@livablestreets.info.


The Strategic Planning Committee 

organizes the annual board & staff all-day retreat and leads high-level multi-year strategic planning for the organization in coordination with the executive director. Are you good at leading groups of thought leaders through a strategic planning process over the course of several months? Good at organizing a fun and engaging retreat? 

Contact: Steven Nutter, steven@livablestreets.info.


Board of Directors of LivableStreets

is looking for leaders and motivated self starters with non-profit board experience now for the Fall 2016 nominations process. The Board of Directors meets monthly on the third Wednesday of every month. Board of Directors are also expected to be active on one of the above committees. If you're interested in joining the leadership team, we want to talk to you.

Contact: Steven Nutter, steven@livablestreets.info.


Advocacy Committee 

is looking for community members to spearhead projects. These range from large overpass projects to single roads or particular bike lanes. The committee meets monthly. We have a broad focus — some of the skills we seek are PR experience, research and analysis, traffic engineering, letter writing, and speaking at meetings. 

Contact: Charlie Denison, charlie@livablestreets.info.