Our Board and committees

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The board of directors for The One Less Foundation has six regular committees, not including the Executive Cmte which is only comprised of board leadership. Download the full committee descriptions and responsibilities, and read our board FAQs.

The six committees:

  1. Policy and Planning: The Policy and Planning Committee is commissioned by and responsible to the Board of Directors to assume the primary responsibility for developing policies and planning programs to achieve the goals and mission of the organization. The Board of Directors, in consultation with the Policy and Planning Chair, will determine the policies and programs for the Policy and Planning Committee.

  2. Fund Development: The Fund Development Committee is commissioned by and responsible to the Board of Directors to assume the primary responsibility for raising non-grant funds to meet the budget of the organization. The Board of Directors, in consultation with the Fund Development Chair and Executive Director, will determine the fundraising goals for the Fund Development Committee.

  3. Community Outreach: The Community Outreach Committee is commissioned by and responsible to the Board of Directors to assume the primary responsibility for engaging local, state and federal agencies, offices and programs that the foundation can work with to meet the mission of the organization. The Board of Directors, in consultation with the Community Outreach Chair and Executive Director, will determine the programs that the foundation will partner to reach individuals to help

  4. Communications: The Communications Committee is commissioned by and responsible to the Board of Directors to assume the primary responsibility for developing marketing strategies to achieve the goals and mission of the organization. The Board of Directors, in consultation with the Communications Committee Chair and Executive Director, will determine the policies and programs for the Communications Committee.

  5. Finance & Audit: The Finance & Audit Committee is commissioned by and responsible to the Board of Directors to assume the primary responsibility overseeing the fiscal affairs of the foundation by ensuring the proper systems, procedures and controls are in place. This also includes ensuring all financial transactions are conducted with transparency and in keeping with GAAP standards. The Finance & Audit committee will work independently; however will share all internal and external financial and audit reports with the Board of Directors and the Executive Director.

  6. Governance: The Organization Development Committee is commissioned by and responsible to the Board of Directors to assume the primary responsibility for developing and maintaining the board composition, ensuring board structures and roles are effective and by equipping each board director/member with the proper tools to carry out their responsibilities. The Board of Directors, in consultation with the Governance Chair, will determine the policies and programs for the Governance Committee.