Board of Directors - Job Description

The Board of Directors is legally responsible for the appropriate functioning of our organization.

The Board

  •  Sets policy and monitors adherence to meet the mission of WCPG and the changing needs of our State.
  • Monitors programs and services to insure they further the mission of the Council and that WCPG goals are achieved.
  • Insures adequate funding and budgetary controls.
  • Appoints, annually evaluates and, if necessary, terminates Executive Director.
  • Provides for organizational continuity.

Specific Responsibilities

  •  Complete the term for which the Director is elected.
  • Attend board meetings regularly and prudently review material.
  • Participate in at least one committee.
  • Contribute financially to the organization. (Board Members are asked to pay a minimum of $25.00 membership dues per year.  The full individual membership of $75.00 per year is preferred.)
  • Participate in the fund raising activities of WCPG.
  • Become knowledgeable about the purpose and operation of WCPG and act as an informed advocate within our State.

Additional Opportunities for Involvement

  • Attend WCPG educational programs, conferences, and seminars.
  • Serve as consultant or presenter in area of expertise.
  • Offer articles for newsletter inclusion.
  • Donate in-kind services and materials for WCPG, e.g: printing, word-processing, hosting of meetings with place and refreshments, office equipment, supplies; volunteer for Helpline shift.
  • Keep abreast of National, State, and local trends in gambling.  Share that knowledge with the Board.

Board Meetings

  • Meetings are held bi-monthly.
  • Committee meetings arranged by chairperson.


  • Familiarity with, and concern for, effective management of non-profit organization.
  • Willingness to commit time, energy, personal knowledge and enthusiasm to support the mission of WCPG.