About the Committee
Chaired by the Director-at-Large for Development, this committee works with the BSA Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop and enhance resources for the Society to support its programs. It serves as the liaison between the between the Society and the Legacy Society Members. The committee also provides insights and recommendations on policy, potential foundations, businesses and society members for fundraising potential to the Director-at-Large for Development.
Committee membership is open to all BSA membership categories. Those with fundraising expertise are especially welcome. Committee members are expected to participate and be engaged in committee activities and have a genuine interest in the mission of the committee.
At least one meeting per year which generally occurs at the annual Botany conference. One or two other meetings may occur via conference calls as needed. Members serve three-year terms, except for student members whose terms are for two years.
This committee may have at least one student as part of its composition. The goal of student representatives on this committee is to provide a student or early-career researcher’s perspective on fundraising ideas or leads.
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