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New Board Member Application

New Board Member Application 

We are grateful for your interest in joining our Board. We value your expertise and commitment to our mission, and we believe your contributions will significantly enhance our efforts. As a potential board member, you will have the opportunity to shape our organization’s strategic direction, ensuring that we continue to achieve our goals and serve our community effectively. 

DSALA, supports individuals with Down syndrome from prenatal diagnosis through adulthood in the greater Los Angeles area. The Board comprises members with diverse expertise in areas like legal, financial, and marketing fields. Active participation and collaboration are vital for effective decision-making. Recent changes emphasize the importance of Board Members in shaping infrastructure for new programs, requiring adherence to additional guidelines and principles.

Qualifications for DSALA Board Members:

  • Demonstrate interest in developmental disabilities.
  • Serve a minimum one-year term, attend meetings and events, commit to DSALA's vision.
  • Review and support organization policies and core competencies.
  • Show compassion for the demographic served and contribute new ideas.
  • Possess qualities like objectivity, dedication, integrity, and diligence.
  • Understand fiscal responsibilities and engage respectfully with fellow board members.
  • Adhere to DSALA's by-laws and policies.
  • Willing to fundraising efforts for the organization.
Kindly fill out this application and submit it, we will contact you at the earliest opportunity.
First Name *
Last Name *

Do you have a child or children with Down syndrome?
Are you a self advocate?

Do you have experience sitting on a governing board?
Please share your skills, experience and areas of interest (mark all that apply):