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  • Board Member, Austin Asian American Film Festival

    Posted: 08/20/2021

    Organization Mission Statement: AAAFF produces programs that tell Asian and Asian American stories through film, educates about AAPI issues, and builds community through partnerships with creatives and other organizations.
    Skills and Expertise Preferred: Communications, Development/Fundraising, Legal, Financial/Budgeting, Marketing.
    Desired Industry affiliations or community connections: Community Outreach, Media and entertainment, Film/TV Production, Live Events, Social Advocacy, Asian American Issues.
    Type of Organization: Arts & Culture
    Primary Age of Population Served: 18-65+
    Financial Contribution Expected of Board Members: $1,000 Give and/or Get
    Designed Term for Board Service: 2 year-term, eligible for 2 consecutive terms.
    Current Schedule for Board Meetings:  Flexible and accommodating of schedules. Default is Quarterly on the 2nd Wednesday (2pm to 3pm CT) in January, April, July, October.
    Role Description/Board Culture: Do you want to help uplift representation of Asian and Asian Americans in film and media? Consider joining the Austin Asian American Film Festival Board of Directors. We are adding members to our small, but mighty team. The Board of Directors governs the mission of the film festival and provides support to staff. We aim to keep a fun and inclusive culture. AAAFF produces it’s an annual signature festival and is expanding to provide more year-round programs for the Austin community. The Board of Directors will play a crucial role in growing and shaping the programs of the organization. Applicants should have community connections and be willing to contribute their time, talent, or treasure.
    Board Expectations:  Attend board meetings and as many public events as possible. Represent the organization and the board in a positive way through community interactions. Advocate for the communities we serve. Respond to communications or voting matters via phone or email. Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of the organization. Make an annual contribution through a financial contribution or in-kind support.
    Does you organization carry directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance? Yes
    Geographic Area Served: Austin, Central Texas.
    Submit your interest herehttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_pu7wnvevPMmetQiG0k_MBWn9SAQVwJSN8bosVZmdfjFcGg/viewform

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