ATLANTA – August 23, 2016 – Atlanta Track Club is currently accepting nominations for the Board of Directors. Members who are interested in combining their passion for the Club and its mission with their professional skills and volunteer experience are asked to apply. Nominations for others who meet those qualifications will also be considered.
Roles and responsibilities of the Atlanta Track Club Board of Directors include:
• At least eight meetings per year to update the Club’s strategic plan;
• Serving on a minimum of one board committee which meets regularly throughout the year; and
• A three-year commitment that requires active participation.
Candidates for the Board of Directors must be at least 18 years of age and a member of Atlanta Track Club in good standing for at least one year prior to beginning board service in January 2017.
Qualified Atlanta Track Club members should submit a resume and letter of intent explaining their interest as well as the skills and experience they believe would contribute to the Club’s achievement of its mission. All resumes and letters of intent should be emailed to [email protected] no later than Friday, September 23.
Members are also encouraged to nominate other qualified candidates by sending an email with a brief description of the proposed applicant to [email protected].
About Atlanta Track Club
Atlanta Track Club is a nonprofit committed to creating an active and healthy Atlanta. Through running and walking, Atlanta Track Club motivates, inspires and engages the community to enjoy a healthier lifestyle. With more than 26,000 members, Atlanta Track Club is the second largest running organization in the United States. In addition to the AJC Peachtree Road Race (peachtreeroadrace.org) – the largest 10K running event in the world, the Publix Georgia Marathon, PNC Atlanta 10 Miler and Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, Atlanta Track Club directs more than 30 events per year. Through the support of its members and volunteers, Atlanta Track Club also maintains a number of community initiatives including organizing and promoting the Kilometer Kids youth running program to metro Atlanta youth, honoring high school cross country and track and field athletes through Atlanta Track Club’s All-Metro Banquets and supporting the Grady Bicycle EMT program. For more information on Atlanta Track Club, visit atlantatrackclub.org.