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Board Member Seat | Focus in Finance

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Board Member Seat | Focus in Finance



621 Gallery is eagerly searching for a new addition to our Board of Directors who has CPA experience or is versed in bookkeeping and finance.

Board Member Job Description

  • Actively participates in fundraising events for the organization
  • Participation in at least one special event and/or grant writing
  • Regularly attends Board of Directors meetings, committee meetings, and special events
  • Accepts assignments and completes tasks competently and punctually
  • Stays informed about issues confronting the organization, including:  financial, political, and legal.
  • Prepares for meetings by reading minutes, and other pertinent reports
  • Represents the organization in the community
  • Builds a collegial working relationship with other Board members that contributes to consensus
  • Works with 621 Gallery interns in a mentorship capacity
  • Aids in networking endeavors to support exhibitions, programs, and workshops

Board Member Time Commitments

  • Board Meetings—monthly attendance.
    • Minimum one hour meeting time. Additional preparation time sometimes required.
  • Committee Meetings—mandatory (if possible) attendance.
    • Minimum one hour meeting time.
  • Special Events—held approximately 3-4 times per year.
    • Time varies for each event. Anticipate committee meetings, tasks, and event participation. Board is responsible for assisting in soliciting artist/artworks, media/money donations, set-up, hosting sponsors/buyers, and clean-up. Support is provided by staff and others.
  • Board Officer—mandatory attendance at Board of Directors meetings.
    • Generally a one hour meeting time. Extra time required to write/review minutes, sign checks, etc. Works regularly with Executive Director(s) to aid in networking, financial planning, and outreach.
  • Additional time may be required for orientation, community activities, lobbying, grant panel presentations, and miscellaneous events.


Information about us:

621 Gallery is a non-profit arts exhibition and programs space located in Tallahassee, FL.

We offer innovative and inclusive contemporary art, special events, and educational programming to the Southeast region!

621 Gallery is a nonprofit arts exhibition and programs space located in Railroad Square Art Park in a former 1940’s lumber warehouse. The original gallery space was established in 1981, was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1989, and has existed through the directorship and management of volunteers and interns.

621 Gallery presents the work of 150-250 local and national artists annually in a variety of formats, including solo and group exhibits (2-4 exhibits per month), from September through June each year.

Programming at 621 Gallery includes: literary reading series, evenings of music, theater, dance, and various other performances, involvement with FSU Schools of Theater, Dance, and Visual Arts, First Friday opening receptions, family workshops, and a local resident artist program.


Please contact us via email for an application.

Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to hearing from you!


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