TransOhio Board of Directors Application & Process

The ‘Join the TransOhio Board of Directors’ is an Ohio-statewide call for those who are interested in joining the TransOhio Board of Directors (also known as a Board Member). If you are interested in joining our board, please fill out the online application as described in the process below!

Over the next several months, TransOhio will be appointing new members to its Board of Directors.
Diversity & Geographical Representation
Our mission is to serve the Ohio transgender and ally communities by providing services, education, support and advocacy which promotes and improves the health, safety and life experience of the Ohio transgender individual and community.
The future for TransOhio and its community promises to be exciting. The organization will continue to have a positive impact on the Ohio Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming communities, and the Board of Directors plays a critical role in this invaluable work.
Our goals with Board of Directors recruitment is to:
  • Be representative of our community’s diversity
  • Geographically represent Ohio and those TransOhio serves (See geographic breakdown)
  • Recruit potential allies
  • Recruit experienced/seasoned in non-profit board, social or other political organizations (including student governments)
  • Recruit board members with work experience in the following fields:
    • Human Resources
    • Marketing
    • Finance
    • Legal
    • Fundraising / Special Events
    • Grant Writing
Board Responsibilities
A primary responsibility of a Board of Director is to participate in the development of policy and major decision-making at board meetings held the 1st Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm.  Board of Directors who reside outside of Central Ohio will be able to attend board meetings by conference call or skype.  The full TransOhio Board of Directors will meet in person three times a year.  Additional responsibilities include participation in various TransOhio initiatives and activities and events.  We also expect Board members to promote TransOhio passionately, ethically, respectfully and with integrity in your interactions with members and allies of our community as well as with members and individuals in the general Ohio community.

Since its founding in 2005, TransOhio has become recognized nationally as an effective statewide resource for the Ohio Transgender, gender non-conforming and Partner and Ally communities. We are making a difference and we cordially invite you to apply to become a part of this growing organization!

If you wish to be considered as a candidate for the Board of Directors, please click on the link below to submit your application electronically.  Additionally after you complete the online form, please forward a current resume to melissa@transohio.org. Board recruitment will take place on a rolling and as needed basis.

To submit your application, please fill out this online application: TO Board of Directors Application

https://spreadsheets0.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dGQ3WUkwWUh6bk91Q3kxZDktaDd4ZHc6MQ#gid=0 )

To forward your resume:  melissa@transohio.org

If you have any questions or would like to discuss roles and responsibilities of board members, please contact TransOhio at melissa@transohio.org.

Sincerely,

TransOhio Board of Directors & the Nominating Committee