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Become an ELAB Member

Applications are currently open!

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 30th, 2021!

If you are interested, in being part of Casa Central Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board, please fill out this application and email it to the attention of Frank Perkins, Vice President of Advancement, at fperkins@casacentral.org, along with your resume and an answer to the following question:

Why would you like to join the Casa Central Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board (less than 250 words)?

 

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mIsSION

Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board (ELAB) is a group of rising professionals that serve as ambassadors to increase awareness and support Casa Central's programs, while developing leadership skills and expanding their networks.

 

VISION

ELAB will cultivate the next generation of community-driven leaders that will utilize their skills to build a sustainable future for nonprofits.

 

 

objectives

 

Informing_(2)Leading with intent to maximize the impact of the Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board.

EngagingEngaging with the programs, services and participants Casa Central serves to help build a deeper connection with the mission of the organization.

InformingInforming our personal and professional networks through events and social media to increase Casa Central's visibility.

Informing_(3)Raising awareness and funds to strengthen Casa Central's programs.

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1. Serve as an ambassador for Casa Central and spread awareness of the organization's mission.

2. Attendance required at first meeting, which will serve as an agency orientation.

3. Volunteer or attend a minimum of two activities (outside of meetings) to develop a deeper understanding and affinity for Casa Central's programming.

4. Organize Casa Central's Spring community event (with extensive support from Casa Central staff): attend, promote, sell a minimum of five tickets, identify potential sponsors, and support the raffle.

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5. Participate in the year-end fundraising campaign, including Giving Tuesday, by serving as a peer-to-peer champion.

6. Support the Annual Awards Gala in the Fall: attend the event and/or identify potential sponsors. ELAB's attendance is highly requested but not required.

7.  Attend at minimum 75% of board meetings.

8. Secure a "give or get" fundraising minimum of $350.

 

 

 

 

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Member Benefits

 Expand youR professional network

 

 gain valuable leadership experience

 

 Receive recognition through Casa Central's website, press release, and events

 

 Make strategic professional connections with Casa central's board of directors and executive leadership team

 

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Meeting Schedule

ELAB will meet approximately every eight weeks for a total of eight meetings throughout the calendar year. Meetings are scheduled for an hour and a half. The first meeting will serve as an orientation and onboarding of the new cohort. The final meeting of the year will serve as an informal celebration to recognize the contributions of the group.

 

executive committee

 

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Chairperson

Dora cornelio 

Associate Attorney

Schmidt Salzman & Moran, Ltd.

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vice chairperson

luis narváez

Project Director

Chicago Public Schools

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secretary

luis polanco

Ethics & Compliance Manager

Reyes Holdings, LLC

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engagement officer

yoly valencia

Sr. Associate, Workplace Strategy Consulting

JLL

 

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