December 31, 2023

Apply to be on our Board of Directors

Utah Global Diplomacy continually seeks individuals to join its Board of Directors. Please read the additional information provided below before applying, and if you have questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Board Members Roles & Responsibilities

As a member of the Utah Global Diplomacy Board of Directors, you have the responsibility to:

  • Embrace the Utah Global Diplomacy mission of promoting respect and understanding between the people of Utah and other nations.
  • Learn and carry out the legal responsibilities of the board.
  • Learn enough about Utah Global Diplomacy to portray it accurately, and act as an ambassador between Utah Global Diplomacy and the community.
  • Attend all board meetings, retreats, and special events.
  • Come to board meetings prepared to participate fully.
  • Respond to Utah Global Diplomacy requests for information in a timely manner.
  • Participate in at least one board committee or program subcommittee.
  • Make a minimum annual financial gift of $500.
  • Help with fundraising efforts in whatever way is most appropriate.
  • Communicate clearly and respectfully, and support the decisions of the entire board, whether you agree with the decision or not.
  • Exercise the utmost confidentiality in dealings with the board discussions and information.
  • Be committed to and represent at all times the following Utah Global Diplomacy values:
    • Respect for all people and diverse perspectives;
    • Personal and social responsibility;
    • A belief that the people of the world are interconnected;
    • Open and respectful dialogue.

Utah Global Diplomacy Responsibilities

By serving on the Board of Directors, Utah Global Diplomacy has the responsibility to:

  • Provide clear and reasonable expectations for board members to adhere to.
  • Provide consistent, timely communications from the Utah Global Diplomacy Executive Director.
  • Provide access to any information about the organization needed to govern.
  • Provide training, encouragement, and strategic advice to carry out tasks.
  • Be respectful of the time, views, and talents you offer the board. 

Board Nomination Timeline

January 1- March 31: Board nomination process is opened

April: Board nomination review and interviews will be conducted on applicants

May: Board of Directors will vote on nominations, and selected applicants will be contacted. 

September: New board members will attend a Utah Global Diplomacy Board orientation.

September: First Board of Directors meeting will be held. 

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