Breast Cancer Recovery Seeks Board Members for 2020
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Posted by: Megan Purtell
Applications of Interest accepted until October 4, 2019
MADISON – Breast Cancer Recovery (BCR) today announced it is seeking nominations for the Board of Directors for with terms beginning January 2020. The all-volunteer board directs fundraising, programs and operations for Breast Cancer Recovery.
The Breast Cancer Recovery Board of Directors is seeking talented people who represent a wide range of skills and interests from throughout the state. There are a 4 open positions available on the Board at this time.
“Breast Cancer Recovery is fortunate to be led by some talented board members and we are looking for a few new faces to join our board of directors. Join our mission of provide environments for women breast cancer survivors to heal emotionally.” BCR chair Moira Klos said.
While comprised of volunteers, the BCR Board of Directors is a working board in which members are expected to contribute their talents to a variety of activities such as fundraising, event planning, and programs, to name a few. The Breast Cancer Recovery Breast Cancer Recovery's mission is to provide environments for women breast cancer survivors to heal emotionally. All programs are designed and conducted by survivors for survivors. BCR board members are also expected to be involved in BCR's committees and events.
To apply: Send resume and a cover letter describing why you would like to join the BCR Board of Directors by October 4, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are also looking for volunteers to join our committees for the 2020 year, if you have 1- 2 hours a month available:
- Annual Party
- Development & Outreach
- Sharing the Knowledge
Next year will be our 23rd year, and we invite all to help on a committee, please contact Megan Purtell, email@example.com to assist in our planning of the 2019 year.
Breast Cancer Recovery offers wellness retreats- Infinite Boundaries- for women in all stages of breast cancer - newly diagnosed, in treatment and many years finished with treatment. Women ages 21 - 80 have attended our retreats. Breast Cancer Recovery also offers an annual educational conference, Sharing the Knowledge, each November in Madison, Wis.
Founded in 1997 by Ann Haney, Breast Cancer Recovery is a member of the Wisconsin Cancer Council, and the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition. Breast Cancer Recovery networks with hospital staff, breast cancer support groups, nursing and oncology nursing associations, and hospital auxiliaries throughout the state of Wisconsin, and the upper Midwest.