becoming a board member


Thank you for your interest in joining Dare2tri’s Board.

Why join?

Serving on the Dare2tri Board of Directors is a valuable opportunity for individuals with vision and leadership skills who are passionate about the mission of Dare2tri. In addition to giving back to the community, board membership with Dare2tri offers many benefits and opportunities, including:

  • Leadership development and skill enhancement applicable to a variety of professions
  • Solicitation training and hands on experience
  • Expansion of your personal and professional network
  • Share your passions for sports, helping others, being active, disability inclusion and more
  • Engagement with a diverse group of volunteers and program participants


Ideal candidates for Dare2tri’s Board will have the following qualifications

  • Passion, knowledge and/or commitment to triathlon and/or active lifestyles, disability inclusion and equality, sports as a means of self-esteem building and changing lives
  • Capacity, time and willingness to contribute to the resources and mission of Dare2tri
  • Personal integrity, credibility and reliability
  • Experience with one or more of the following: legal, strategic planning, strategic thinking, research, evaluation, public/media relations


Responsibilities Include

  • In partnership with the executive staff, provide vision, leadership and strategic governance to Dare2tri
  • Actively participate in fundraising to further Dare2tri’s mission, including a minimum give/get of $2,500
  • Attend and participate in board meetings (meetings occur five times per year)
  • Make an effort to attend Dare2tri special events including camps, clinics, fundraisers, etc.
  • Serve on a minimum of one board committee
  • Be an ambassador for Dare2tri
  • Detailed description of board expectations will be provided


Important Dates

February 19, 2016: Application Opens

March 25, 2016: Applications Due

April 4 – 8, 2016: Applicant Interviews

April 20, 2016: Board Members Announced

April 27, 2016: Board Member Kick- Off/First Board Meeting


Applying to Join the Board

Apply to join the Board by completing this short online application. Questions? Contact Board Leadership Chairs Diana Helt or Luke Migalla.