SPOT Board Of Directors

The SPOT Board of Directors is the highest leadership body of the organization and is responsible for the organization's overall strategic alignment to the mission and organizational planning. Our board meets monthly to ensure The SPOT's Mission is being executed to its fullest potential and remains active throughout the year through fundraising, volunteering, and community engagement. 

The SPOT would like to extend its gratitude to its board members past and present for your service to The SPOT and the Community of Wilson. 

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Dr. Mark Hooper

President

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Wes Berry

Treasurer

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Charlie Bedgood

Member

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Dr. Dan Michalak

Member

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Page Smith

Member

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Chuck Finklea

Vice President 

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Bill Jeffrey

Secretary

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Richard Groskin

Member

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David Taylor

Member

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Natalie Long

Member

OUR BOARD

Do you want to create a brighter future for the community?

Learn more about joining The SPOT Board of Directors

email medwards@wilsonyouthunited.org for more information.

Key Responsibilities of the Board

Mission & strategy

Determine the mission and purpose of the organization and ensure all programs and services align with the mission and goals of The SPOT.

Financial Oversight

Ensure strong fiduciary oversight, financial management, fundraising, and resource development.

Evaluation

Selecting and evaluaging the performanc eof the Chief Executive Officer as well as assessing its own performance as the governing body of the organization.

Community Engagement

Enhahncing the organization's public image by engaging in events, discussions, and building relationships throughout the community

Responsibilities of Individual Board Members

  • know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs

  • faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements

  • prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings

  • leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve the organization’s mission

  • give a meaningful personal financial donation

  • help identify personal connections that can benefit The SPOT fundraising and reputational standing, and can influence public policy

  • serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the organization to advance its mission

  • participate fully in one or more volunteer opportunities.

"I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do."

-Jana Stanfeild

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