Apr 28, 2021

Executive Board Member

  • Health Finance Institute
  • Remote
Board Member Legal Strategic Planning Sustainability

Job Description

We are seeking diverse leaders excited to continue and accelerate the groundbreaking work of the Health Finance Institute (HFI). The Executive Board Member will be part of HFI’s Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is the governing body of HFI, and is responsible for providing oversight of governance and operations, legal compliance, public interest, and fundraising. 

Duties or Responsibilities:

Performance and financials

  • Review and approve annual budget
  • Review and approve auditor’s annual reports and financials including the 990
  • Conduct performance review of CEO and other key executives on an annual basis
  • Review KPIs
  • Engagement in capital campaigns and representing the organization during specific activities such as event hosting and bespoke fundraising activities

Policies

  • Review and approve amendments to bylaws, articles of incorporation, and any other legal documents or policies (e.g. Employee Handbook, Accounting Policies, etc.)
  • Write policies for conflict of interest, self-dealing, performance, etc.
  • Review any breach of the bylaws and polices
  • Approve major (e.g., six-figure) contracts with external parties

Governance

  • Review and approve plans for reorganization, asset sales and acquisition, major gifts, and major financing
  • Review and approve major changes in benefits or compensation for top executives and all staff
  • Discharge and replace board members
  • Support core team, contractor, technical advisory board, and senior advisory board recruitment
  • Approve major changes to HFI’s name and office address
  • Keep records of all board activities and decisions

Hiring Organization

Health Finance Institute

Qualifications

  • Experienced leaders in their respective field with previous non-profit executive board experience
  • Leaders in their field, passionate about sustainable growth of HFI in the global health space, including previous experience in fundraising and growing organizations from single-million dollar to double-digit million dollar annual budgets
  • Experience in raising six-figure or higher contributions to non-profits in the social impact sector
  • Familiarity with innovative finance and capital for social good trends
  • Individuals passionate about the work we do and motivated to advance our mission by contributing talents and expertise such as: finance, IT, fundraising, strategic planning, marketing, human resources, real estate, legal, business, management, and public relations.
  • Individuals that understand and adhere to fiduciary duties and legal responsibilities such as:
    • Duty of Care
    • Duty of Loyalty
    • Duty of Obedience
  • Individuals able and committed to attending bi-annual meetings (60 minutes each, roughly every six months), and/or when significant decisions need to be made
  • Individuals that act in a manner that conforms to the organization’s Conflict of Interest and NDA Policies
  • Individuals who contribute to and support an environment of mutual respect

Industry/Service Area

Impact Investing, Social Justice, Other

Level

Board

Application Instructions

Email resume and letter of interest to the attention of Dr. Andrea Feigl, CEO and Founder via  hr@healthfinanceinstitute.org with the subject line: Executive Board Member. You can learn more about the organization at: https://www.healthfinanceinstitute.org/.  


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