Board Member Application

Thank you for your interest in joining the board of the Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area (SFASA)!

We are community members working together to advance the interests of the Bay Area’s growing autism community. With exceptions for contracted work, the volunteer board performs the actual work of the nonprofit.

We are currently seeking to add dynamic new members to our board. Terms run for 2 years, with a 3-term term limit under the current bylaws.

If you are interested please fill out the Board Application form below.
Questions? Email us at [email protected] Thank you!

Expectations include but are not limited to the following:

(1) Applicants must affirm to their support for SFASA’s Mission/Vision/Values (See: https://sfautismsociety.org/about/)

(2) Applicants must affirm a commitment to undertake volunteer tasks during their term (approximately 4-10 hours per month). These tasks include but are not limited to:

—Governance (eg: treasury, bookkeeping, accounting, legal)
—Communications (eg: design, website, newsletter, blog, social media, webinars, etc.)
—Event planning
—Annual conference planning (adult autism/DD planning and services conference)
—Information & Referral
—Community outreach; bilingual outreach
—Policy advocacy
—Fundraising

(3) Commitment to attend 6-9 board meetings annually, typically held from approximately 11:00 am –1:00 pm over Zoom or hybrid (over Zoom and in person) in addition to various committee meetings.

(4) Autism Society of America requires SFASA to have a "give or get" policy. Our current policy is $500 per year, but based on best efforts and ability to pay only, and the requirement can be met with in-kind work.

Please click the Submit button below to finalize your application.