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Open Call for Board Members

B.L.A. is at an exciting and pivotal time as we continue to evolve and emerge, staying present in the possibilities of shared leadership and equitable structures for employees and artists, acknowledging that our work is specific to our community and needs, and is an ongoing process. We currently seek individuals eager to contribute to our mission, who are excited about the arts and interested in experimenting with equitable organizational models, to join and contribute to our growing non-traditional board of directors. Board members from diverse backgrounds are welcome, including but not limited to socio-economic status, profession, gender, race, or ethnicity.

Interested in joining our board?

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B.L.A. Board Members: Top, L to R - Jessi Barber, Ranu Mukherjee, Sophia Wang
Bottom, L to R -  Lins Derry (Board Advisor), Cherie Hill

Board Member Responsibilities

  • Commit to a two-year term of service.

  • Attend monthly Board meetings.

  • Support board-led committees.

  • Stay informed about and engaged in B.L.A's programming.

  • Support staff with areas of work to help further our mission and values.

  • Experiment with creating an equitable organizational model that aligns with B.L.A.’s commitment to Distributed Leadership.

  • No prior board experience or financial contribution is required.

We seek Board Members who:

  • Who align with and exhibit our values in their daily lives: wisdom of the body; dance in dialogue with the world; artists as visionary agents of social change; exchange; anti-racism; and equity).

  • Who can commit to giving 3-5 hours per month.

  • Who can commit to serving for 2 years.

  • Who are willing to share or connect the organization with financial and non-financial resources.

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