SLBEF BOARD OF TRUSTEE & COMMITTEE MEMBERS

One of the highest honors within our fraternity is the opportunity to volunteer your time and talent to Sigma Lambda Beta’s Education Foundation (SLBEF). Following are descriptions as well as the requirements and expectations of our volunteer positions. If you have questions about volunteer positions, you can send them to contact@slbfoundation.com.

SLBEF Board of Trustee Members

he SLBEF Board of Trustees (BOT) develops the strategy and plans to meet the mission of the SLB Education Foundation. They are also active participants in the execution of those plans through their own initiatives or through existing committees.

Requirements to be a BOT Member:

  • A brother of Sigma Lambda Beta, in good standing.

  • Undergraduate degree at a minimum.

  • History demonstrates an on-going desire and willingness to give of time, talent, and treasure

  • Experience in a post-undergraduate fraternal role within Sigma Lambda Beta or as a Sigma Lambda Beta Education Foundation committee member (pre or post undergraduate).

  • Prior work and/or fraternal experience demonstrates ability to lead and deliver successful results.

  • A working knowledge of the Sigma Lambda Beta Education Foundation and a willingness to deepen that knowledge.

  • Agreement and willingness to meet the stated expectations and work approach of the BOT.

  • Previous knowledge or experience working with a foundation or 501(c)3 non-profit organization is not required, but desirable.

BOT Expectations:

  • Always be a fundraiser.

  • Understand you are always representing the SLB Education Foundation.

  • Actively attend and engage in all BOT meetings.

  • Give the courtesy of a 4-day or shorter turnaround time when responding to Foundation related emails, texts, etc.

  • Take ownership of your work items and drive them towards completion.

  • Collaborate with other BOT or committee members proactively as needed.

  • If you oversee a committee, take ownership of leading all facets of the team (size, meeting frequency, assignment of work, etc.) as well as accountability for the delivery of committee results.

  • Consistently deliver with quality.

  • On-going actions demonstrate your willingness to give the Foundation each of your 3Ts: Time, Talent, and Treasure.

SLBEF Committee Members

SLBEF committees exist to tactically execute on the direction of the SLBEF Board of Trustees. Committee member’s talents should align with the purpose of the committee.  Following are the existing committees:​

  • Communications: Working to execute the SLBEF’s communications plan, enhancing our social media presence, and creatively sharing efforts of the Foundation.

  • Finance: Helping to perform and understand financial investment and analysis.

  • Website: This committee is focused on updating our current web presence, as well as providing on-going support of the website.

Requirements to be a SLBEF committee member

  • A brother of Sigma Lambda Beta, in good standing.

  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge/skills needed to be a successful committee member.

  • A working knowledge of the Sigma Lambda Beta Education Foundation, the structure of the committee, and a willingness to deepen that knowledge.

  • Agreement and willingness to meet the stated expectations and work approach of the committee.

  • Agreement and willingness to serve as a member of the committee for a minimum of 2-years.

 

Committee member expectations:

  • Understand the committee’s purpose, goals, work items, as well as your role on the committee.

  • Understand how your committee fits into the overall Foundation board structure.

  • Understand you are always representing the SLB Education Foundation.

  • Actively attend and engage in all committee meetings.

  • Give the courtesy of a 4-day or shorter turnaround time when responding to Foundation related emails, texts, etc.

  • Take ownership of your work items and drive them towards completion.

  • Collaborate with other BOT or committee members proactively as needed.

  • Consistently deliver with quality.

  • On-going actions demonstrate your willingness to give the Foundation each of your 3T's: Time, Talent, and Treasure.

  • Actively engage and provide input into all Foundation related activities.