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East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation Student Board Member Application Form

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This is an application for the position of student board member on the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation board. 

Please follow the instructions below to apply. Thank you!

STUDENT BOARD MEMBER APPLICATION

We invite you to consider becoming a student board member of the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation.  The Foundation actively promotes and supports the quality of academic life in EGR Schools by funding grants, awards, scholarships and program support. Two students serve as board members, one senior and one junior. 

We are accepting applications from sophomores to serve a two-year term beginning in the fall of 2020.  If you are enthusiastic and community minded, please consider this opportunity to participate as a board member for the Foundation.

Application MUST be received in the EGRSF Office (egrsf@egrps.org)  by May 1st.

 


Expectations of a Student Board Member

Each Student Board member of the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation agrees to the expectations outlined here and strives to perform them accordingly.  These expectations will be shared with incoming Student Board members prior to their acceptance of a Student Board position.

*Please note: Children of current EGRSF Board Members are not eligible for a position.

  • Believe in and be an active advocate for the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Work with fellow Board members to fulfill the obligations of Board membership.
  • Serve a two-year term.
  • Be responsible for reporting on grants and events in the Vision, as well as communicating other Foundation news to the EGRHS student body.
  • Regularly attend and participate in EGRSF Board meetings.  Prepare for Board meetings by reviewing materials and bringing the materials to the meetings. Ask questions and challenge assumptions as appropriate during meetings.
  • Fulfill duties on committee as assigned by committee chair.
  • Participate in or volunteer at EGRSF fundraising events and programs.
  • Respond promptly to requests from Executive Director, President or Committee Chair.
  • Inform the Board of Directors of the EGRSF of any potential conflicts of interest and abide by the decision of the Board related to the situation.
  • Agree to step down from Board position if unable to fulfill these expectations.
Expectations of a Student Board Member
Student Information

Address: Please provide your permanent address, phone and email. All correspondence will be sent to this address. This helps us to confirm residency requirements.

Extra Curricular Experience (student government, drama, athletics, clubs, church, non-profit):
Please list your extra curricular experience (student government, drama, athletics, clubs, church, non-profit):
Teacher/Staff Recommendation
Recommendations by one or two East Grand Rapids staff members (coach, guidance counselors, club sponsors, etc.) or teachers are required. Please list the names of the individuals who will be submitting recommendations.
You may upload teacher recommendations here.
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Recommendations may also be sent separately to egrsf@egrps.org
Please provide a description of your talents, skills, and abilities you will bring as a student member of the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation board (250 words maximum):

Application MUST be received in the EGRSF Office (egrsf@egrps.org)  by May 1st.

Privacy Policy: The East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation collects and uses personal information such as: name, address, phone number and email address when a scholarship applicant voluntarily provides it to us. The information is used to update the Foundation Alumni file. In addition, the Foundation keeps applicant information on file for auditing purposes and ensures that documents are properly disposed of. The East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation does NOT sell, trade or share personal information with any other organization.

APPLICATION CHECKLIST: the application for student board member becomes complete and valid only when you have done the following:

Submitted online ALL the pieces of the completed application by May 1st to egrsf@egrps.org

  • Your East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation Student Board Member Application
  • One or two letters of recommendation
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