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Are you looking to try something new and/or to broaden your life experience?
Are you committed to supporting and promoting breastfeeding, good nutrition and equitable access to healthy food through education and advocacy?
What does the board do? Members of the Board govern and are responsible for all activities of Nutrition First. The Board is responsible for approving the budget, establishing goals, and planning events.
What type of work experience do Board Members need?  If you are reading this you are qualified! We are looking for a diverse group of board members who want to support the mission of Nutrition First and grow together.
What are the Board Member responsibilities?
Uphold the Nutrition First Vision and Mission.
Serve a two-year board term.
Actively participate in monthly board meetings via conference call. (2nd Friday of the month, 12:00-1:00).
Participate in 2 in-person meetings per year. (Typically in the greater Seattle area, fall and spring).
Dedicate an average of 1-2 hours per week to Nutrition First communication, projects and planning.
Volunteer to help at one or more Nutrition First Training or Advocacy Event per year (registration fee waived for Board Members).
Help plan the next WIC Conference!

Note for RD’s: Professional Leadership Holding an elected or appointed office in a dietetics or dietetics-related national, state, or district organization that contributes to the acquisition of leadership skills and professional development can be awarded CPEUs.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact executivedirector@nutritionfirstwa.org by October 31.