#MEAction is a global, grassroots network for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome based in Los Angeles, co-founded by Jennifer Brea, director of the Sundance award-winning documentary Unrest. We are currently seeking someone experienced with finance to join our Board of Directors.
The Board consults the organization’s Executive Director in all areas including operations, communications, finances and development. We are specifically interested in candidates who have experience in finance and would be interested in volunteering as the board’s treasurer.
Candidates should have experience volunteering for a nonprofit organization and a passion for #MEAction’s mission to advocate for ME health equality. Candidates must also be comfortable reviewing budgets, pro forma financials and relevant accounting methods. The Board of Directors meets monthly virtually and once a year in person. Board meetings are traditionally held on the 2nd Monday of every month (subject to change).
Being on our board requires a minimum 1 year commitment.
Please email Executive Director, Jen Brea with a resume and letter of interest at firstname.lastname@example.org. Use the subject line: “Board of Directors: Treasurer.”
We are an international support, advocacy and education network for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis based in Los Angeles, co-founded by Jennifer Brea and Beth Mazur.
ABOUT OUR FOUNDERS
Jennifer has an AB from Princeton University and was a PhD 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 earned her Bachelor’s 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.