TEEN PARENT CONNECTION: GROWING TOGETHER SINCE 1985
Thank you for your interest in serving on the Board of Directors at Teen Parent Connection. Becoming a board member is an opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of teen parents and their children. For 35 years, Teen Parent Connection has been the DuPage County community expert on adolescent pregnancy, parenting, and prevention. Teen Parent Connection’s Board of Directors is an integral part of furthering the agency’s mission and goals.
THE KEY FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ARE:
- To protect the public interest (governance, evaluation, ensure legal and ethical integrity)
- To ensure the organization achieves its mission and goals (select, support, and evaluate the Executive Director, ensure effective planning, collaborating with staff, strategic and financial planning for sustainability)
- To enhance the organization’s public standing (communicate the mission to the public, garner support from the community), to cultivate and leverage connections and resources that can further initiatives
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Renee Beall, past president and past board member, summarizes her experience at Teen Parent Connection: “My board service with TPC provides me the challenges of the heart and the mind. And achieving those challenges is exciting and fulfilling. I also get to interact with other professionals in the area that feel passion for the same issues – and take personal action to make a difference.”