The Board of Directors of Sexual Health Innovations (SHI) seeks nominations of individuals to serve on the Board for a three-year term. All terms will be effective January 1, 2017. Nominations will close on July 31, 2016.
Sexual Health Innovations is a rapidly growing six-person 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission to create technology that advances sexual health and wellbeing in the United States. Our main initiatives are Callisto, an online sexual assault reporting system for college campuses, and So They Can Know, a website that helps people who have been diagnosed with STDs notify their partners.
We are recruiting up to 3 new board members to uplift and support our work. We seek to identify candidates with the following characteristics:
To self-nominate or to nominate a candidate for the board please fill out the online form.
Deadline for nominations is July 31, 2016.
To assist you through this process we have attached an overview and qualifications summary of the SHI board. Also included is the current roster of SHI board members.
If you have further questions please contact me at [email protected]. Thank you for participating in this important process.
As a member of the Board of Directors for the 501c3 nonprofit organization Sexual Health Innovations, you will have a legal and ethical responsibility to ensure that the organization does the best work possible in pursuit of its mission. This includes ensuring that SHI is well managed and fiscally sound, and acting as trustee of SHI’s assets. As part of this work, you will provide oversight of SHI’s operations and maintain the legal and ethical accountability of its staff and volunteers. You are expected to believe in the purpose and the mission of the organization, and to act responsibly and prudently as its steward.
A Board has three main legal responsibilities:
In addition to fulfilling legal responsibilities, Board members must evaluate financial policies, approve annual budgets, and review periodic financial reports to ensure that the organization has the necessary resources to carry out its mission and remains accountable to its donors and the general public.
As part of your responsibilities as member of the Board of Directors for Sexual Health Innovations:
Charlotte Gaydos (Board Chair)
Johns Hopkins University
Jessica Ladd (CEO)
Sexual Health Innovations
Deborah Nucatola (Head of the Nominating Committee)
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Lynn Barclay (Secretary, Treasurer)
American Sexual Health Association