Our Board of Directors
We are always seeking applicants for At-Large board members for our Board of Directors. Together we will set our goals and work towards achieving our vision.
Though located in Meriden, Connecticut this volunteer position could also be fulfilled virtually. We are looking for applicants who support our mission to ensure the decisions are made in the best interests of the animals and act in a supportive role to those overseeing their care. Experience in any of the following, is especially relevant, though not a requirement: Legal field, Marketing/Communications, Strategic Planning, Public Relations, and Veterinary best practices are especially relevant, though not a requirement. At-Large board members will be supporting the board of directors in the board’s 3 primary duties:
1. Duty of Care: Take care of the nonprofit by ensuring prudent use of all assets, including facility, people, and good will.
2. Duty of Loyalty: Ensure that the nonprofit's activities and
transactions are, first and foremost, advancing its mission;
Recognize and disclose conflicts of interest; Make decisions that are
in the best interest of the nonprofit corporation; not in the best
interest of the individual board member (or any other individual or
3. Duty of Obedience: Ensure that the nonprofit obeys applicable laws and regulations; follows its own bylaws; and that the nonprofit
adheres to its stated corporate purposes/mission. Board members will also play very significant roles providing guidance to
nonprofits by contributing to the organization’s culture, strategic focus, effectiveness, and financial sustainability, as well as serving as ambassadors and advocates. At-Large board members report into the Executive Board and will serve a 2-year term. Time commitment will vary depending upon the amount of participation
the At-Large board member engages in; however, it averages around 12 hours per month.
If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to: