Seeking Members for the ANNA Board of Directors

sound waves in rainbow colors with black background Board Application

We are growing and so is our Board of Directors!

ANNA Crusis is excited to expand our Board of Directors! Do you want to make a real difference in the Philadelphia area?

Please read over the Board of Directors Responsibilities and consider whether you have the commitment, energy, and enthusiasm for this work. If the answer is yes, please apply!


The Anna Crusis Board is responsible, as the governing body of the organization, for the fulfillment of its mission and accountable for the organization’s operation. The responsibilities of the Board are as follows:



 Provide a vision of what the organization could be and serve as guardian of the mission and core values

 Clarify and maintain the organization’s mission and purpose

 Define strategic directions which support the choir’s Artistic Vision

 Ensure comprehensive, effective long-range planning

 Ensure constituents’ needs are served and services provided which reflect the mission and direction


 Formulate and establish policies

 Oversee board standing and ad hoc committees

 Assess the board’s performance

 Plan for board succession


 Ensure long-range financial stability

 Ensure resources are managed effectively and provide high quality programs

 Provide leadership and participate in fund raising initiatives


 Enhance the organization’s public image

 Influence others to support the organization

 Actively support the organization in the community


 Understand and be committed to the mission, values, and goals of the organization.

 Follow and understand trends in the industry.

 Ensure boards of directors’ responsibilities are achieved.

 Ensure accountability to constituencies in an ethical and business-like manner.

 Prepare for and attend monthly board meetings and annual retreats.

 Serve as an active committee member or corporate officer.


 Inspire and lead.

 Contribute to a sense of camaraderie and teamwork.

 Ask good questions, expect good answers and contribute to decision making.

 Serve as a resource in a particular area of expertise.


 Support the organization with a financial contribution consistent with individual means. Singing members of the organization give of their talent and time.

 Support fundraising efforts by personally soliciting gifts, identifying and making connections with potential donors and/or providing leadership in fundraising initiatives.

 Link organization with community resources.

 Serve as a spokesperson.

Board Application

Here is your chance to make a real difference!

We need a few enthusiastic, diverse and powerful board members. Is that you? We also have a lot of fun!