Board of Directors Position Description

Position Title: Member of the Board of Directors 

Length of Term: 1 year - June 1 to May 31

Reports To: Board of Directors 

Members of the Board of Directors includes Committee Co-Chairs and Member-at-Large and serves a 1-year term to manage the affairs and strategic oversight of the Florida Association of Genetic Counselors (FLAGC): a non-profit organization with the mission to advance the professional interests of genetic counselors practicing within the state of Florida by providing educational, training, legislative, & business development resources. The Board of Directors is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organization. To that end it: 

● Determines how FLAGC will carry out its mission through long- and short-range planning 

● Adopts an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight 

● Recruits, orients, and develops committee members 

● Evaluates its performance and overall performance of FLAGC in achieving its mission 

● Establishes policies for the effective management of FLAGC 


● Understand and promote FLAGC’s mission 

● Be familiar with FLAGC’s programs, policies, and operations 

● Attend bi-monthly board meetings and appropriate committee meetings 

● Review agenda and supporting documents prior to meetings 

● Actively serve on at least one committee and/or offer to take on special assignments 

● Participate in fundraising activities and/or represent FLAGC at industry events 

Time Requirement (approximate): 

● Attend and actively participate in at least 75% of the board meetings (6-8 hours per year)
● Attend and actively participate in committee meetings and related work (1-3 hours per month as determined by the committee) 

● Attend and actively participate in the annual conference

● Attend special events (1-2 events per year recommended) 

If you are interested in serving as a Board Member for the Florida Association of genetic Counselors please fill out this  Google Form

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