We are always looking ahead for the next valuable addition to our Board of Directors. From time to time a member will step down and we like to have plenty of contenders lined up for consideration.  Board Members do not have to be residents of California. If you have the qualifications required to serve on the Board of Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue,  please fill out the application and submit it for review by the current Board.  Thank you for your interest in continuing the vision and mission of Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPLICATION

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Thank you for your interest in being on the board of directors for Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue. Some Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards:

*Support and evaluate the chief executive. The board should ensure that the chief executive has the moral and professional support he or she needs to further the goals of the organization.

*Ensure effective planning. Boards must actively participate in an overall planning process and assist in implementing and monitoring the plan's goals.

*Ensure adequate financial resources. One of the board's foremost responsibilities is to secure adequate resources for the organization to fulfill its mission. This includes a give or get policy - this can be done by a personal donation, getting donations from friends or contacts, in-kind work and/or get pro-bono work that will benefit Lifesavers.

*Protect assets and provide proper financial oversight. The board must assist in developing the annual budget and ensuring that proper financial controls are in place.

*Build a competent board. All boards have a responsibility to articulate prerequisites for candidates, orient new members, and periodically and comprehensively evaluate their own performance.

*Ensure legal and ethical integrity. The board is ultimately responsible for adherence to legal standards and ethical norms.

*Enhance the organization's public standing. The board should clearly articulate the organization's mission, accomplishments, and goals to the public and garner support from the community.