Opportunities with the MDRA Board of Directors
The Minnesota Distance Running Association is looking for candidates for dual positions on the MDRA / MDRA Foundation Board of Directors for two year terms beginning in February 2021. All candidate application materials must be submitted by October 31, 2020. Voting is open Dec 1, 2020 – Jan 15, 2021.
MDRA and the MDRA Foundation are governed by an all-volunteer board of dedicated people (not all are runners!) committed to serving the Minnesota running community. Board members have the privilege of working collaboratively to direct and support a well-established non profit organization.
Positions up for election are President, Vice President, Secretary and five Director (open board) positions.
Eligibility: President or Vice President, a candidate must have served as a Director for a minimum of one (1) year within the three (3) years. All other nominees for Directors shall be at least eighteen (18) years of age. Secretary and Directors serve a term of two (2) years and not more than three (3) consecutive elected terms. You do not need to be a member of MDRA to apply for a position on the board. All elected MDRA Board Members must have a membership in good standing during their term.
Our mission: The Minnesota Distance Running Association (501c4) connects the Minnesota running community and supports runners of all ages and abilities through education, programs and advocacy. Whether you run socially, recreationally or competitively, MDRA can help you achieve your running goals. The MDRA Foundation (501c3) promotes youth participation; provides training and education to runners; and to supports the running community.