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Get Involved – Join a Committee!
The Alumni Committee’s objective is to develop and maintain a strong network by encouraging LO alumni to have continued involvement in Leadership Orange through organized volunteer events and through attendance at program events such as Hall of Fame, Experience Orange, Program Presenters, Junior Leadership Orange, Welcome Class Reception, and Graduation.
The Golf Committee is responsible for the planning and execution of the annual Leadership Orange Golf Classic fundraiser. Proceeds from this event are added to Leadership Orange’s Endowment Fund which was established at the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Counties to ensure the sustainability of Leadership Orange.
Junior Leadership Orange Committee
If you want to help shape the future leaders in our community – then this committee is for you! The Junior Leadership Orange Committee is responsible for planning and overseeing all seven of the program’s sessions during the year. We continually evaluate each session to ensure that our youth are exposed to training that remains relevant and exciting. Committee members actively attend and participate in all youth sessions and will ensure that all students are in a safe, comfortable environment. As these young men and women grow through the year, you will be proud knowing you are making a real difference in their lives.
The Marketing Committee’s primary role is to tell the Leadership Orange story by raising awareness of the impact the organization makes in the lives of class participants and ultimately as future leaders within our community. Through various marketing and creative mediums, the Marketing Committee supports each of the Leadership Orange committees’ objectives and the organization’s overall mission. By harnessing the power of technology and branding to educate, attract, and engage graduates, partners, sponsors, and potential participants, the Marketing Committee keeps the Leadership Orange community active and thriving.
The Program Committee ensures the Leadership Orange mission: To educate current and emerging leaders, both youth and adults, by providing skills to foster involvement in our community and the county as a whole, and knowledge to be catalysts for positive change. This committee’s primary objective is to evaluate session content and ensure that leadership training is provided and that expectations are met. The Program Committee focuses on planning class sessions and adapting the content to respond to feedback. The program committee often provides suggestions to refresh and rebrand class sessions to reinforce the message and mission of Leadership Orange.
Resource Development Committee
The Resource Development Committee is tasked with creating and implementing comprehensive fundraising strategies that engage alumni and the broader community. Working closely with the Executive Director, the committee’s goal is to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy which includes all potential funding sources. Committee members provide leadership and engagement with fellow board members to take an active fundraising role in all annual and major fundraising initiatives. The Resource Development committee also works closely with the Alumni Committee and oversees all event fundraising committees to ensure successful outcomes and provide guidance and support. This committee is an important part of Leadership Orange’s longevity as it supports the budget and helps to ensure the ongoing financial vitality of the organization.
Strategic Planning Committee
The Strategic Planning Committee supports all of the Leadership Orange committees in defining and achieving Board determined goals and maintains a vehicle for accountability. Setting goals, determining action steps, communicating benchmarks, and consistently holding ourselves accountable are vital to achieving success for any organization. This ensures the organization and its programs remain in alignment with our Mission Statement.
If you are interested in joining a Leadership Orange Committee, please email Leadership Orange at firstname.lastname@example.org and use the subject line “Join a Committee.”