YPAL is a volunteer organization for young professionals, run by a board of young professionals, and we’re looking for our next leadership team!
Over the course of this 1-year commitment, you will get an inside look into how a board of directors operates and have the opportunity to meet many different leaders shaping the future of Louisville. Don’t miss this opportunity to sit at the table and make a difference in our community!
Timeline and Directions
Thursday, March 1: Call for nominations. Applications are available on www.ypal.org.
•Friday, March 16 (8:30-9: 30 a.m.): NEW THIS YEAR – Board 101 Breakfast: Those applying for the board are welcome to join us for breakfast to learn more about the roles, responsibilities, and perks of being a YPAL board member. (Venue: Metro United Way, 334 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202). This breakfast is completely optional.
•Friday, March 23 (5:00 p.m.): Application and letter of recommendation are due! Applications should be submitted via Google Forms and letters of recommendation should be emailed to Ann Marie Maldini at firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Wednesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 12 (5:00-10:00 p.m.): Candidates interview with the Nomination Committee at Frost Brown Todd. Please keep both dates open. Appointments will not be set until the week of March 26. If you are asked to interview, your appointment could be anytime between 5-10pm during these two evenings.
•Wednesday, April 18: Nomination Committee makes final recommendation to the Board of Directors to vote on candidates.
•Friday, April 20: Newly elected Board of Directors is publicly announced.
Board Transition Mandatory Dates:
•May 7: New Board Member Orientation (5:30 p.m.)
•May 16: Joint Board of Directors meeting (5:30 p.m.)
•May 23: New Board Member Orientation (5:30 p.m.)
•June 9: Spring Board retreat (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
•June 20: Joint Board of Directors meeting (5:30 p.m.)
•July 1, 2018: YPAL’s 2018-2019 Board term officially begins.
•June 30, 2019: YPAL’s 2018-2019 Board term officially ends.
Executive Committee meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of every month (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.).
Board of Directors meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of every month (5:30 – 7:00 p.m.).
*If you have any issues with the application, please reach out to AnnMarie.Kelly@YPAL.org for a word document version of the application.