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MEDA Board Member

MEDA Board Member

The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA) is seeking board members for its next term.
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is passionate about MEDA’s mission and purpose, is willing
to commit time, effort and resources to these goals. Candidates must be passionate for MEDA's cause and possess
qualities of dedication, integrity, honesty, and collegiality in stewarding the organization towards a common goal. Priormarketing and/or board experience is helpful but is not a requirement.

MEDA is seeking candidates with proficiency in the following areas: (i) Accounting - Finance; and (ii) Non-
Profit Fundraising - Both Individual and Corporate Giving

Members of the MEDA Board serve a three-year term, which may be renewed for successive terms. Members are
required to serve on at least one committee of the Board. Board meetings are generally held once a month, and
committees meet at minimum quarterly. Minimum time commitment varies from 1-3 hours per week. Board Members
are unpaid. MEDA's Board strives for 100% Board giving.

What Is Expected of Board Members?
The fundamental responsibilities of members of the Board of Directors include:
1. Supporting and promoting MEDA’s Mission and Purpose and protecting and enhancing MEDA’s public image.
2. Providing insight and expertise to inform program development and/or build organizational capacity, including
serving on one or more board committees; as appropriate, working directly with MEDA staff on related
projects and issues.
3. Overseeing and guiding the implementation of MEDA’s organizational goals and programs, including the
development of long-term strategic planning and goals.
4. Participating in securing adequate resources for MEDA to fulfill its mission and purpose, including committing
to make MEDA a top philanthropic priority and attending in MEDA fundraising events and activities
(including MEDA’s annual Breakfast/Gala, Conference).
5. Supporting and evaluating the performance of MEDA’s Executive Director.
6. Protecting MEDA’s assets and providing financial oversight, including review and approval of an annual
budget and ensuring adherence to the budget and other legal standards and ethical norms.

Our Mission: The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association or MEDA is dedicated to the prevention and compassionate
treatment of eating disorders, so that EveryBOdy has access to recovery and support.
In pursuit of our mission we:
• Provide and expand access to treatment and recovery services
• Educate our community and raise awareness
• Train professionals in the latest innovative treatment strategies and modalities
• Advocate for policies that promote equitable access

MEDA is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization and is the foremost eating disorders nonprofit organization in New Englandand a recognized leader in the fight against eating disorders and the promotion of body confidence. MEDA’s servicesare focused around a core of counseling, education and training. MEDA serves as a treatment and training network and resource for clients, loved ones, clinicians, educators and the general public. For more information, please see the MEDA website at

Additional Info

Application Instructions : To apply for board membership, please Leslie Bernstein, MEDA’s Board Chair at

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