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Board of Directors Vacancy

If you would like to stand for election as a Board member or nominate someone else, please note the following information:

 

Timetable:

  • The deadline for applications is Friday, September 7, 2018.
  • Applications can be submitted by mail, email or fax to the UDVC (see below for details).
  • All applications will be reviewed by the UDVC Board Governance Committee who will prepare a slate for approval by the UDVC Board, and elections will take place at a Coalition meeting on September 18, 2018. 

 

Board Commitment under bylaws:

  • Board members serve for a term of 3 years which is renewable once.
  • There are a minimum of 4 Board meetings a year that Board members are expected to attend in person or by conference call. 
  • There are also 4 Coalition meetings a year that Board members are expected to attend in person. 
  • There are 3 Standing Committees of the Board one of which board members are expected to actively participate in—either in person or by conference call (Executive Committee; Finance Committee; Governance Committee).

Officers of the Board:

  • The Officers of the Board are drawn from and elected by the Board members at the Board meeting closest to the start of the fiscal year (October 1st).
  • Anyone standing for election as a Board member could potentially be selected as an Executive officer (chair-elect, secretary, treasurer) and should be prepared to undertake additional responsibilities. The Governance committee would discuss the nomination of any Board member for an Executive position in advance. 

Additional Information:

  • Please refer to the attached bylaws and please pay particular attention to Articles VI - X for responsibilities of the Board; eligibility to stand as a Board Director; conflicts of interest; duties of officers of the Board; meetings; committees. 
  • Please note that 51% of the Board and 51% of Officers of the Board must comprise primary purpose nonprofit domestic violence victim services.
  • If you wish to nominate someone, please contact them and have them complete an application.
  • Please also complete a Conflict of Interest form and submit with your application.

How to Apply:

  • Please submit the Board Nomination Form & Conflict of Interest Statement to UDVC via:
    • Mail 124 S 400 E, Suite 430, SLC, UT 84111-2178
    • Email cdavies@udvc.org
    • Fax 801-521-5548
    • If you have any specific queries relating to your application, please email cdavies@udvc.org. 

Our Impact in 2017

January 1-December 31
  • CAPSA is a non-profit domestic violence, sexual abuse, and rape recovery center serving Cache County and the Bear Lake area.

  • YCC Family Crisis Center is a domestic violence shelter and rape crisis center provide services 24/7 to victims and their children.

  • Utah Legal Services (ULS) is a nonprofit law office incorporated in 1976 committed to making equal justice a reality by providing free legal help in non-criminal cases to low-income Utahns.

  • South Valley Services is a domestic violence service provider in West Jordan, Utah. We provide safe shelter and supportive services to women, men and their children who have been impacted by domestic violence.

  • Today, the YWCA is Utah’s most comprehensive provider of family violence services; our programs include walk-in services and a crisis line, emergency shelter, transitional housing, children’s programs, and a vast array of supportive services.

  • Established in 1990, Seekhaven assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault rebuild their lives. Serving Grand County and Southeastern Utah, Seekhaven provides a wide range of essential services including client advocacy, emergency shelter, and transition assistance.

  • Peace House is dedicated to ending family violence and abuse through education, outreach, support services, and safe housing.

  • New Hope Crisis Center has been serving Box Elder County for 30 years. Our mission is to provide all-inclusive, integrated, victim-centered services to stabilize and support individuals, families, and our community.

  • Founded in 1984, The Center for Women and Children in Crisis has been in continuous operation for 33 years. Our mission is to provide a caring, advocating, safe, and educationally based environment for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Our organization advocates for victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and the homeless. Serving people in Sevier, Piute, Millard, Sanpete and Wayne counties of Utah.

  • The DOVE Center is the only area agency providing safe-shelter, crisis intervention, and prevention for clients who have been victimized by violence in their home – whether by a family member or cohabitant – that also serves victims of rape and sexual assault.

  • Founded in 1922, Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake is a non-profit organization that promotes safety, stability and self-sufficiency for low income families and individuals, as well as victims of domestic violence, through effective, efficient legal advocacy and assistance.

  • Canyon Creek Services provides free and confidential services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Iron, Beaver and Garfield Counties.

  • Valley Behavioral Health is a nonprofit network of clinics providing treatment for behavioral conditions, addictions, psychiatric conditions, autism and other chronic health conditions. We treat chronic lifelong conditions as well as temporary conditions triggered by traumatic life events. Our programs are tailored to people of all ages and every social, cultural and economic situation.

  • Preserve the heritage. Enhance the wellbeing. Strengthen the future of the People.

  • Our Mission: To bring hope, justice, and healing to victims of domestic violence murder by providing holistic non-profit legal representation in the civil, probate and family courts.

  • At Amethyst Center for Healing we are dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities recover from trauma and abuse, so that we may all live peaceful, empowered lives.

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