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Now Accepting Nominations for the Board of Directors

WHAT DOES BEING A BOARD MEMBER AT ACT MEAN? Being a board member at ACT means being part of a diverse team to ensure a robust and healthy future for ACT. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3), "community" is more than a middle name at ACT. ACT relies on members of the community volunteering their expertise and time as Board Members to guide it toward a secure and sustainable future. Board Members provide ethical, legal, and fiscal governance of ACT. The ACT Board of Directors is a group of at least twelve individual board members. Together the board of directors ensures that ACT has the resources it needs to advance its mission: "to provide quality theatre and artistic experiences to the community through participation and presentation."  Having a diverse board of directors is an essential part of making ACT the best it can be. It takes a variety of backgrounds, skills, and abilities to help advance ACT's mission. If you want to see ACT continue to succeed in providing great theatre to our community, then you should apply/self-nominate to be a board member.

CRITERIA TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Amelia Community Theatre is now accepting nominations for the Board of Directors. The term runs from the July 2020 Annual Meeting until the July 2022 Annual Meeting. Each director will serve a two-year term and may be re-elected for a second two-year term. No director may be elected for more than two consecutive two-year terms. Criteria for being considered for the ACT Board of Directors:

  • Must be knowledgeable about ACT's programs and services and/or demonstrate an interest in ACT.

  • Must have sufficient time to attend meetings and carry out assigned duties.

  • Have skills/knowledge/experience in any needed positions.

  • Be an active advocate for the theatre.

  • Be able to work effectively with others.

  • Meet any additional requirements outlined in the ACT by-laws and policies, or as determined by the committee.

  • Upon election, must become a current member of ACT, by being a season ticket holder, membership-level donor, sponsor, or program advertiser.

We are always looking for candidates who love theatre and want to be a part of its future. When submitting your application, be sure to mention any special skill or experience you have that might be an asset to the board.

HOW TO APPLY/SELF NOMINATE? Anyone desiring to be a candidate for the ACT Board of Directors should provide the following information to the Nominating Committee no later than May 5, 2020 to be considered. The committee will be conducting interviews during the months of May and June.  Name: Phone number: Email address: Summary of qualifications/experience: The above information should be sent to the Nominating Committee via:   E-mail to: or Mail to: ACT Nominating Committee 209 Cedar Street Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 The nominating committee will present their proposed slate of nominees to the ACT Board of Directors for consideration and approval at the May or June board meeting. The approved slate of nominees will be announced to members in June and voted on by the ACT membership at the July annual meeting. If you have any questions, please email or call (904) 261-6749 and leave a message. We look forward to hearing from you. ACT Nominating Committee Eric Linden, President, ACT Board of Directors Peggy Strickland, President-Elect, ACT Board of Directors

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