Join Our Board of Directors

Now Accepting Applications for 2023 -2024

What is Standby GVL?

We are an organization for LGBTQIA+ people, supporters, and allies living in and around the Upstate of South Carolina. We provide resources, meetings for peer support, resourceful  information, + activities & more for families and individuals who need it. 

What We Offer Our Community?

Meet Our
Board of Directors

Liliana V.

Vice President

Board Member Responsibilities

Governance and Oversight

Provide overall governance and strategic direction to the organization, ensuring it operates in accordance with its mission, vision, and values.

Mission and Vision

Understand, promote, and advocate for the nonprofit's mission, vision, and goals.

Strategic Planning

Participate in the development and implementation of the organization's strategic plan, ensuring alignment with its mission and long-term objectives.

Fundraising and Resource Development

Contribute to fundraising efforts, participate in donor cultivation, and support the organization's resource development initiatives.

Board Meetings and Committees

Attend and actively participate in board meetings, committee meetings, and other relevant events. Stay informed about the organization's activities, programs, and financial status.

Policy Development and Compliance

Review and approve policies, procedures, and bylaws to ensure compliance with legal and ethical standards.

Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

Act in the best interests of the organization, comply with legal and regulatory requirements, and uphold high ethical standards.

Risk Management

Identify and manage risks that may affect the organization's operations, reputation, or financial stability.

Community and Public Relations

Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner, serve as an ambassador, and foster relationships with stakeholders, community partners, and the public.

Evaluation and Accountablilty

Regularly assess the organization's performance, programs, and impact to ensure alignment with goals and objectives. Hold the executive leadership accountable for achieving desired outcomes.

Board Development

Participate in board recruitment, orientation, and development activities. Contribute to building a diverse and effective board that reflects the organization's mission and values.

Support Organization

Provide guidance, support, and feedback to the executive leadership, while respecting the boundaries between governance and management roles.

Board Role Requirements

Prisma Health offers training and certification for Mental Health First Aid by the National Council for Behavior Health which our board members will be required to complete at no cost.

We promote our space as a “Stigma Free Zone” and we dedicate it in honor of Sean William Kennedy.

From Our Board Members

"We look forward to sharing our time with eachother and connecting together; StandbyGVL is a hub of resource and support!"
Troy S.
Founder - StandbyGVL
"We look forward to sharing our time with eachother and connecting together; StandbyGVL is a hub of resource and support!"
Troy S.
Founder - StandbyGVL
"We look forward to sharing our time with eachother and connecting together; StandbyGVL is a hub of resource and support!"
Troy S.
Founder - StandbyGVL

Our Meet Schedule

Our board of directors meet the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7p-9p (est)

April 17, 2024
  • StandbyGVL - Board of Directors

    April 17, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Private

    Our "Board of Directors" meet(s) the third Wednesday of each month from 7-8p (est)

    Request information at info@standbygvl.org

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BOARD APPLICATION
2023 - 2024

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