The Four Chaplains Memorial Foundation Board of Directors has the fiduciary role of fulfilling corporate governance responsibilities. The Four Chaplains board has the authority to determine and implement the organization’s values, vision, mission and strategic direction to ensure its success and longevity. The Board of Directors is also charged with evaluating its effectiveness in fulfilling its function.
Candidates for board membership must be of high moral and ethical standing, demonstrate leadership skills and have an extensive history of community service. Furthering interfaith cooperation and promoting unity among all people are also necessary. In addition, board members must attend meetings regularly, renew memberships annually, have the ability to contribute or seek monetary resources, and develop new contacts to benefit the Four Chaplains.
The Four Chaplains Memorial Foundation Trustees serve in a leadership capacity by offering advice and counsel to the Board of Directors. They assist them in communicating the organization’s mission, in ensuring sufficient resources, in raising the image of the organization, in joining one Board committee and in participating in the Annual Meeting. In addition, Trustees vote to elect the Board of Directors.
Candidates for Trustee membership must be of high moral and ethical standing, demonstrate leadership skills and be involved in public service. Furthering interfaith cooperation and promoting unity among all people are also necessary. Trustees must renew memberships annually. After a designated period, Trustees can become eligible for nomination to the Board of Directors.
After twelve years of great effort on the part of many good people, on February 15, 2001, The Chapel of Four Chaplains moved to a new, permanent home in Building 649, the Chapel at the the Philadelphia Navy Yard. [read more…]