Thursday, September 29, 2011

Undergraduate Board Member Positions(2)! APPLY TODAY!!

Consider joining the all-student Coastal Fund Board of Directors, responsible for allocating over $350,000 in funds each year to enhance the shoreline associated with UCSB through preservation, education, open access, research, and restoration. Open to all majors. This is a rare and unique opportunity to make a huge difference at UCSB and get involved with the local community. The primary duties of the Board Member include reviewing submitted grant proposals each quarter and evaluating them based on relevance to the Coastal Fund Mission Statement. Qualified students are responsible for distributing funding each year and will learn a great deal about local campus and community programs which benefit our coastline. Please visit to review types of programs and projects Coastal Fund supports each quarter.

Board member Requirements
  • Enthusiasm for coastal protection.
  • Current Freshman or Sophomore standing enrollment at UCSB who will continue studying at UCSB for at least two years.
  • Experience with environmental issues.
  • Eagerness to participate in discussion of proposals and express strong opinion.
  • Willingness to advance the CF Mission Statements and represent the organization within the campus community.
  • Availability to serve at least a two-year term.
  • Commitment to attend all Monday evening meetings (6-9 PM) which are held each academic quarter from week 2-7.
  • Commitment to read submitted proposals on own time (2 hours/ week).
  • Commitment to participate in the development of Coastal Fund and engage in Coastal Fund outreach activities.
  • Background knowledge in natural sciences/ Environmental studies a plus.
How to Apply

Please send a resume and a short cover letter to:

  • Why you would like to be involved in the Coastal Fund.
  • How your experiences make you an exceptional candidate.
  • What attributes you bring to make the COASTAL FUND Board of Directors stronger and more effective in evaluating proposals.

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