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Call for Nominations

The Governance and Nominating Committee of Rise is accepting applications to serve on its volunteer Board of Directors. Our goal is to receive a substantial number of nominations in order to have a diverse, talented and dedicated pool of candidates from which to draw.

Diversifying the Rise Board of Directors is a priority in the nominating process. The Board is committed to better reflecting diversity and improving the services and supports for the community that we serve.

We are seeking people who have skills and connection to mental health and/or entrepreneurship, and who will bring an under-represented perspective to the board by virtue of their racial or ethnic background, national origin, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability.

In terms of skills and experience, we are specifically looking for qualified candidates who can contribute in the following areas:

  • Fundraising & Networking
  • Government Relations
  • Investment Expertise

There are three (3) board positions available. The term for each position is three years.

Board job description

Click here to complete and submit the nomination/application form online