Nominations Open for CEANYC Board of Directors

The CEANYC Board of Directors oversees the mission and long term health of the organization on behalf of the membership. The Board is assisted by an Advisory Committee of cooperative and solidarity economy elders at their discretion. They are also assisted by a team of volunteers and part-time staff as the organization seeks additional resources to grow to full-time staff. Nominees can expect to participate in a “working board” and cooperative culture to meet CEANYC’s mission to strengthen and expand New York City’s cooperative and solidarity economy.

Key Functions:

  • Manage and advise on organizational policy
  • Oversee and advise on financial planning
  • Select the staff coordinators of the organization
  • Address significant concerns of the members
  • Set priorities for staff and volunteers
  • Advise, approve, and contribute to plans and programs
  • Symbolically represent the organization in the community
  • Transfer knowledge and skills to new board members
  • Solicit advice or training where needed
  • Participate in organizational fundraising

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