In the spirit of giving and giving back this holiday season, we’re excited to launch our 2022 Board of Directors Recruitment Campaign!
If you are curious about Board Service or want to use your skills to help a growing nonprofit or know someone who would be a great Board Member, please let us know and share this message!
At this time, we are seeking people with ME, caregivers, and allies with one or more of the following experiences to join the #MEAction Board of Directors:
- Built and led non-profit boards
- Scaled young organizations particularly social and business startups
- Raised money, particularly through private giving and foundations
- Demonstrated leadership in business, non-profit, government/politics, and/or health research, policy, or care organizations
- Organized at the grassroots level, built distributed organizations, movements, and/or networks
The #MEAction Board of Directors advises the organization’s Executive Director in all areas including operations, communications, finances, and development.
Candidates should have experience volunteering for a nonprofit organization and a passion for #MEAction’s mission. The Board of Directors meets monthly virtually and Board Members make personal gifts to #MEAction.
Applicants from the United States and the United Kingdom are especially encouraged to apply!
Please send your resume and letter of interest to Executive Director Julia Miele at [email protected] Use the subject line: “Board of Directors 2022.”
#MEAction is building a global movement to fight for recognition, education, and research so that one day, all people with ME will have access to compassionate, effective care.
We are an international organization that develops and supports a network of country affiliates, affinity groups, city, state, regional, and local chapters, and individual advocates. We are people with ME, caregivers, family members, and allies.
ABOUT OUR FOUNDERS
Jennifer Brea has an AB from Princeton University and was a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard in political science and statistics until a sudden illness left her bedridden. In addition to her work with #MEAction, she directed the Sundance award-winning documentary, Unrest.
Beth Mazur earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT. She is interested in how to best use technology to empower ME patients and achieve health equality. She worked as a developer and technical product manager for various for-profit and non-profit technology companies including the Grameen Foundation and Jaspersoft.
Join us in building a global movement for ME!
All of us at #MEAction