The Maps Board of Directors is an integral part of the daily operation of Maps Counseling Services. Due to our size, Maps does not have administrative positions for finance, marketing, human services or other roles that many agencies take for granted. Instead, these tasks are the responsibility of board members in partnership with our Executive Director. For example, our Board Treasurer works closely with our Executive Director to help prepare our annual budget, and with our office manager to produce monthly financial reports. The chair of our Board Marketing Committee guides all of our marketing efforts, fundraising and our annual newsletter. This is a very “hand’s on” board that plays an integral part in our operations. Currently, Maps’ Board meetings are held every month on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.
The Maps Board has several committees in which board members may participate. Each committee meets monthly for approximately 90 minutes. Our committees are the:
- Executive Committee
- Finance Committee
- Marketing & Fundraising Committee
- Governance & Nominating Committee
Maps currently has 7 board members. Our executive committee is held by:
- Lisa Jacobs – Board President.
- David Meader – Board Vice President.
- Peg Monahan – Board Treasurer
- Marylouise Alther – Board Secretary
Maps board members have been active partners in many of the changes Maps has accomplished and in several important projects. These include website development, planning our Annual Meeting events, Fundraising Events such as our A Capella concert, community outreach activities, strategic planning retreats, marketing and newsletter development, recruitment efforts, annual budgets and financial reports, a new brand audit, and grant writing.
Maps is seeking additional board members to help us continue our mission. We seek individuals who share our commitment to supporting affordable mental health care, who appreciate the unique spiritual perspective that Maps brings, and who want to belong to a board where they can be an active part of directing our future. We welcome all inquiries, and are especially interested in finding board members with connections to the social services, to medical services, legal services, and with experience in finance, recruitment, fundraising, grants, capital campaigns, and construction or architecture.
Would you like to be a part of our mission and join the Maps Board of Directors? For an information packet about Maps and to initiate a meeting with our governance committee, please email us at Office@mapsnh.org or call our Executive Director, Dr. Gary Barnes, at (603)355-2244, Ext. 8104