Board Member

Posted Feb 12, 2020 Yulee, Florida

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Application Due Dec 31, 2021


Our Mission
To promote emotional wellness through psychiatric, mental health and substance use disorder treatment services and community education and awareness.

Our Vision
To deliver unmatched behavioral health services. Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare will be a vital part of our community, committed to world class service and the provider of choice for First Coast residents and referrers. Our motto is “Healing Begins Here.”


Board Member

Member roles and responsibilities

The Board is responsible for overall policy and direction of the organization and delegate’s responsibility of day-to-day operations to the Corporation’s management. The Board receives no compensation other than reasonable expenses. Board members are expected to make some financial contribution. Members of the Board of Directors shall be deemed qualified by their interest, understanding, experience and ability for membership on the Board. Board membership should be reasonably representative of the community and therefore clients served by the corporation. All board members shall serve three (3) year terms, but are eligible for re-election at the end of each three year period after review of continued interest and participation. The President of the Board and the CEO will conduct an interview which requires that each Board member shall receive written (email) notice at least ten (10) days and not more than sixty (60) days in advance of each meeting.

Specific skill-set being sought

We have four main areas of need on the Board: Media/Marketing Law Technology Finance/Banking


Have education and skills that would contribute to the Board, regularly attend Board Meetings, willing to commit the time necessary to be an effective Board Member, attend training sessions for new Board Members and have an interest or passion in the Mission of Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare.

Organization participated in Nonprofit Center board development trainings

Prefer candidates with Board training/experience

This organization carries directors and officers insurance

This position has a fundraising commitment

Fundraising commitment amount


Expected time requirement (e.g. per month, quarter, or year)

One meeting per quarter, join committee meetings as needed and one Board Retreat per year.

Length of term

3 years

Please describe selection process or next steps in following up with candidates

Please contact Dawn Forbes at or Laureen Pagel at


Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare


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