Kintu Early, President
Linda Hillman, Vice President
Lauren Little, Treasurer
Jim Emmick, Secretary
Board of Directors members:
We are welcoming applications from members of the community interested in serving on our Board of Directors. The application is linked here and may be emailed to Elaine Spacher, Executive Director, or mailed to the Nominating Committee at Tanglewood Nature Center, 443 Coleman Avenue Elmira NY 14903.
Members of our Board of Directors have the following responsibilities:
Committees generally meet once a month for an hour, and meeting times vary depending on the schedules of the committee members.
Fundraising- Responsible for planning and executing major fundraisers including Spring Fundraiser and Haunted Happenings. If you like planning and throwing parties, join our Fundraising Committee!
Investment- Responsible for monitoring the Endowment and other funds, policy making and best practice. If you have a knack for the stock market, we’d sure love you on this committee.
Facilities- Responsible for maintenance of both buildings, all outbuildings and 250+ acres of land. If you like Home Improvement and talking about tractors and paint, you’ll love this Committee…
Human Resources- Responsible for maintaining personnel policies, hiring/firing and personnel budget. Sometimes you even get to plan massages for the hardworking staff…
Marketing- Responsible for finding new and exciting ways to put Tanglewood into the public eye, reminding people of the crucial work we do, and why we need support.
Membership- Responsible for monitoring and growing Tanglewood’s membership base, from individuals and families to corporations. If you have new ideas to attract members that don’t involve phone-a-thons, please join this Committee!
Programs & Exhibits- Responsible for developing school and weekend programs as well as museum exhibits and animal decisions. We want you if you are passionate about education for ages 1-101, and have an eye for designing programs that will attract new people to Tanglewood!Nominating- This Committee is responsible for recruiting, interviewing and orienting new Board Members, and providing on-going education for the whole Board. If you are a good “woo-er”, join Nominating!