Northwest Minnesota Foundation seeks board applicants

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BEMIDJI -- The Northwest Minnesota Foundation board is seeking to elect new directors at its November board meeting, applications are due by Sept. 27.

Newly elected directors will begin their four-year terms in December, and all are encouraged to apply, a release said.

Some specific areas where the board desires greater representation include:

  • Those ages 40 and younger.
  • People from Norman, Kittson, Hubbard, Polk, Beltrami, Red Lake and Pennington counties, Red Lake Nation and White Earth Nation.
  • Under-represented people groups, including Indigenous persons, persons of color, immigrants/new Americans, LGBTQ+ and low-income.
  • Business sectors such as banking, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit, low-income serving, arts and early childhood.

The vision of the foundation is that Northwest Minnesota will be a place where communities and people work together to foster opportunity, promote philanthropy, and enrich the lives of all residents, the release said.
Applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 27 to be considered. A full position description and link to the online application can be found at .

Interested applicants can contact Karen White, president and CEO, with any questions. and or (218) 759-2057.

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