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Apply To Join The Arc's Board of Directors

The Arc – Jefferson, Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties Board Service Interest Form

Please complete this online form if you are interested in serving on The Arc’s Board of Directors, or you’d like to nominate someone else for consideration.

For questions regarding Board Service, please contact Governance Chair Helen Pietranczyk at (720) 979-1447 or via email, or Lori Ropa, Executive Director at (303) 232-1338 or via email.

All information provided will be used solely for the purpose of The Arc's Board nominations.

Contact Information

First Name *
Last Name *
Address Line 1 *
Address Line 2
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *

Please tell us where you currently work, or most recently worked or retired from. 

Please check the box next to any of the areas listed in which you have expertise.
You may check more than one box.

Areas of Expertise

Please attach your resume if you have one.

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Please provide information regarding any relationships or connections that you are willing to access for the benefit of The Arc. 

For example, under Local Business: "I have a friend who owns a small local business; I would be happy to reach out to him for donations and/or some kind of partnership, if appropriate."

Local Business/ Small Business/ Large Business

Community Organizations/ Faith Based Organizations

Education/ Municipal, State, Federal Government/ Social Services

Non-Profit/ Philanthropic Organizations

Media/ Legal/ Healthcare/ Financial Services

Other/ Additional Information

We are looking for people who feel strongly about The Arc's mission, regardless of their connection to the IDD community. The Arc’s Bylaws also require that "at least one third of the Board of Directors shall be persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), relatives or legal guardians of persons with IDD".

Please check any box that applies to you.

Finally, please share with us why you’re interested in serving on The Arc’s Board.

As a potential candidate for the Board of Directors of The Arc, it is important that you  understand the expectations of all Board Members. Some of these expectations are  listed below:

  • Leadership, governance and oversight that ensures future-thinking, strategic planning, financial accountability, and attending and participating in monthly Board meetings, as well as committee meetings.
  • Community engagement by representing The Arc in the community and acting as an ambassador for the organization at public events.
  • Fundraising by making a personal financial contribution and participating in donor stewardship in partnership with The Arc staff.

In return, you can expect the Board to provide:

  • Onboarding/orientation to introduce you to Board leadership, governance responsibilities and your role.
  • A peer mentor, an established Board member who will meet with you at least monthly
  • Information such as the Board packet, committee agendas and other communication sent out in advance of meetings
  • Support so that you are able to perform your Board commitments well.
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