Interested in Joining ODF’s Board?

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Do you have passion and vision to support ODF? Interested in joining the Board?
The ODF board is actively seeking to fill open and soon-to-be-open positions. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Who we are and what we are up to
The ODF board is an active volunteer* board that organizes and runs the ODF offerings. We experiment with creative facilitation methods and seek out interesting topics, speakers and content for the passionate and caring ODF community. We are currently working on a new website and always need more help with our social media and marketing. The Board also focuses on fiscal stewardship and longer-term planning. Please read more about the current board members HERE.

Why you should consider joining us
You have a passion for organization design and believe in ODF’s values of Knowledge, Community, and Practice. You enjoy designing and facilitating conferences and virtual conversations . . . you like connecting with others in this field. You want to contribute to our community through volunteer service that is between 3 and 8 hours per month. And you’d like join the leadership of our ODF community.  Read HERE for information on the role and commitment.

What we are looking for
Ideal candidates will have a passion for ODF and previous involvement with our committees or events. Experience in organization design is important. We strive to have diverse backgrounds on the board (e.g. external consultants or internal partners, professional experience, age range) and we are committed to improving our racial diversity. Candidates who want to learn more and start their involvement now for future board service are encouraged to express interest so they can be supported and mentored for board readiness. The standard commitment is for a 3-year term starting in September; however, we are currently recruiting for the following board terms to adjust for some off-cycle changes:

1 Position:  Term: Immediate start through August 2023 (2+ years)
3 Positions: Term: September 2021 through August 2024 (3 years)

Have we sparked your interest?  Your next steps
Understand the application steps by clicking HERE. Submit your letter of interest no later than January 21, 2021.  These board members would be thrilled to answer any questions you may have:

Cynthia Escamilla at
Kiersten Rippeteau at
Todd Christian at

*Board positions are unpaid and volunteer. Board members contribute to ODF’s financial viability through their conference registration and contributing to efforts on marketing and cost management.

We encourage you to get involved and are excited to hear from those of you who are interested!

The ODF Board


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