Friends of the High Lakes,
FOTHL has some big changes and opportunities coming up. If you’ve been interested in taking a more active role during this critical time in working with the Forest Service and High Lakes recreationists, now is your chance!
Due to family and professional commitments, I will be resigning from the role of president. The past two years of working with this team have been positive, challenging, and rewarding, and I will continue to support FOTHL as a board member, active volunteer, and to train the incoming president.
The following is a list of available positions (some newly created) that will need to be filled in an upcoming election:
Coordinates clean ups with Adopt-a-Trail clubs and groups; Main contact to adopt-a-trail groups; Informs adopt-a-trail clubs on trail work to be done; Maintains relationships with Adopt-a-Trail groups; Recruits adopt-a-trail club; Informs FOTHL on needed trail maintenance
Houses FOTHL merchandise; Transports merchandise to events; Sales and transactions at FOTHL events; Records sales and inventory; Works with treasurer/board members on sales and purchases; reports on and maintains merchandise inventory
Recruits businesses and donors for Fall Raffle; Sets up and Promotes events via social media, phone calls, flyers, and visiting businesses; Updates board members/president on fundraising progress; Works collaboratively with event team; Attends all fundraising events; Brings fundraising opportunities and new ideas to FOTHL
Works on and troubleshoots email system; Maintains and posts new information/updates to FOTHL website; Leads and undertakes future website update
Works directly with Forest Service via email, phone calls and meetings; Coordinates and Oversees events including Fall Clean Up, Spring Clean Up, Johnny Appleseed Days, etc.; Arranges, prepares for, and runs general meetings; Communicates with members via email list and social media
As outlined in the bylaws, the President/ Chairperson position must be filled by a board member. Currently all nine board seats are filled. For questions or input regarding the President/Chairperson position please contact Torey Feldhaus at email@example.com.
**All positions require regular and timely email communication
FOTHL is a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) which means we have a to follow our written bylaws in the election process. Official roles are filled via a vote from the board. Individuals interested in filling a position with FOTHL, will need to:
· Contact a board member (contact info below)
· Express interest and qualifications via email, resume or cover letter
· Introduce themselves and interest in official position at general meeting
Contact a Board Member
Torey Feldhaus, President: firstname.lastname@example.org
Traci Brenneman, Treasurer: email@example.com
Nick Repanich, Vice President: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gary Gambill, Board: GambillG@kindermorgan.com
Gary McElroy, Board: email@example.com
Dan Foshee, Board: Daniel.firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeremy Wilson, Board: email@example.com
Louis Johnson, Board: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Earl, Board: email@example.com
Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or for more information regarding the available positions and upcoming elections.
FOTHL BOD Meeting
Wednesday May 13th, 6:30 pm
Barney O'Rourkes, Paradise