Board Member Opening

Summit Hill Association has an opening for a board member!  To apply, go to the “forms” section of this webpage.


As part of my responsibilities as a board member:


Meeting and Time Commitments:

  1. The board of directors meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m. in the Linwood Community Center. Meetings typically last 90 minutes.
  2. Board members will also serve as an active member on at least one committee
  3. Board members are asked to volunteer time and service as major SHA-sponsored events including the House Tour, Annual Neighborhood Cleanup and Grand Old Day.


Expectations of Board Members:

  1. I will support and advocate the organization work and values to the community.
  2. I will refrain from making official statements on behalf of the Board or SHA and, instead, refer individuals to the SHA President who serves as the organization spokesperson.
  3. I will fulfill the stated SHA by-law requirement that I not be absent from three meetings within any time period six regularly scheduled monthly meetings of the Board are held.
  4. I will serve as an acting member of at least one, if not 2 standing committees.
  5. I will volunteer my time and service at SHA sponsored events including participation in the fundraising activities of SHA as a contributor or volunteer.
  6. I will fulfill my legal and fiduciary responsibilities under Minnesota law as a member of the Board of SHA, a 501(c)(3) organization and as detailed in Board orientation materials.
  7. I will act in the best interests of the organization and excuse myself from discussions and votes where I have a conflict of interest either real or perceived.
  8. I will stay informed about the organization. I will ask questions and request information. I will prepare for Board and committee meetings in advance. I will participant in and take responsibility for making decisions on issues, policies and other board matters.
  9. I will work in good faith with staff and other Board members as partners and colleagues towards successful achievement of our goals.
  10. If I do not fulfill these commitments to the organization I will expect the SHA President to call me and discuss my responsibilities with me.