Historic Manassas, Inc.

May 16, 2024

Historic Manassas Inc. (HMI) Board of Directors Opportunity

Historic Manassas, Inc. (HMI) is seeking Board members who are enthusiastic partners looking for unique opportunities to help our community. HMI’s Board of Directors is a hands-on working board committed to the nonprofit’s mission of revitalizing Historic Downtown Manassas in accordance with the Virginia Main Street Four Points approach. HMI, as an accredited Main Street program, works within those four points to continue the work they began in 1986 to maintain Historic Downtown Manassas as the center and heart of the community. HMI also manages the City’s Visitor Center, the Farmer’s Market, and several annual community events.

The board provides support through governance, strategic planning, fundraising, and outreach. This opportunity is a volunteer position. Currently, we have 2 openings on the Board of Directors, and seek members with the following qualifications:

  • Commitment to HMI’s mission and a genuine interest in economic development, historic preservation, and community engagement.
    Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of Board governance: finance, fundraising, strategic planning, governance, education and/or personnel. (Previous board experience preferred).
  • Willingness to commit to three years of Board service.
  • Willingness to serve on at least one committee and actively participate.
  • Willingness to accept assignments and complete them thoroughly and on time.
  • Willingness to commit time for monthly board meetings, committee meetings, special events (10-20 hours per quarter).
  • Willingness to participate in HMI’s fundraising efforts by actively seeking new donors (individual and/or institutional) and stewarding current donors.
  • Willingness to support the purpose and work of the organization in their daily lives by attending networking events, hosting/coordinating events, and actively seeking publicity, connections, and funding.
  • Willingness to use their networks and connections to promote the mission and goals of the organization.

Would you like to join us in our mission to promote, preserve and enhance our vibrant Historic Downtown? Please do share this announcement with other folks who may be interested. Please submit your resume and a brief paragraph on why you are interested in serving on HMI’s Board to our Executive Director, Kristen Kiefer, at kristen@historicmanassasinc.org. In the subject line write “Board Membership.”

We look forward to connecting with you!

In gratitude and appreciation,
HMI Board of Directors

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