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Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute

Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute empowers underserved K-12 students to think creatively, write effectively, and succeed academically alongside a community of caring volunteers. We are a chapter-in-development of the 826 National network, co-founded by the author, Dave Eggers.

Education and Research

Legal expertise
Fundraising expertise
Prior experience on a board, if possible

Attendance at board meetings (4 annually)
Committee participation (finance, development or governance)- 4 meetings/year
Personal financial contribution at a meaningful level
Willingness to engage in fundraising activities
Commitment to a 2-year term (renewable up to 3 times)

Governance (strategic planning, fiduciary responsibility, etc.)
Networking to build awareness and secure financial support

Kathy G Thomforde
Board Chair
(484) 809-0731

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