The Utah Pride Center supports and serves the Utah LGBTQ community and its allies to strengthen our collective vision, impact, and collaboration.
The Utah Pride Center is a catalyst for building and celebrating the strength, equality, dignity and self-determination of the LGBTQ community throughout Utah. We are committed to excellence in execution and the continuing improvement of all programs, services, education and advocacy. We value and support individuals, families, and allies and building partnerships across communities.
An LGBTQ community living openly in dignity, united in working for acceptance and equality.
We believe in the dignity and equality of all people
We believe in innovative thinking and responsible action
We believe those individuals who know or who are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity deserve a safe, nurturing environment
We believe in programs which educate, empower and foster integrity
We believe in celebrating diversity
We believe in the importance of educating the community-at-large about issues affecting LGBTQ people
We believe in working collaboratively with LGBTQ organizations locally and nationally.
The Utah Pride Center is a nonprofit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Utah (see Utah Revised Nonprofit Corporation Act, Utah Code Ann. § 16-6a-101 et seq.).
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors is the governing body for the Utah Pride Center and, as such, board members have a fiduciary duty to the organization pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § 16-6a-822. The Utah Pride Center Bylaws. The Board consists of 4-21 Directors and is led by the Executive Committee. The Board of Directors may appoint voting and non-voting as is required or desired from time to time.
Individuals aged 21 years and above may serve as members of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors may set forth and emphasize other qualifications for membership and reserves the right to appoint Directors, Officers, and Agents by simple majority vote.
To the extent that qualified persons are available, the Board of Directors works to ensure board composition reflects the diversity of the community served by the organization.
DUTIES OF THE BOARD
In addition to any duties set forth by law, the Board of Directors is responsible for: (1) Determining the overall mission, vision and purpose of the organization; (2) Ensuring effective organizational planning through short and long term strategic planning; (3) Recruiting, supporting and evaluation of the Executive Director; (4) Ensuring the organization is properly managed; (5) Contracting for an independent audit annually; (6) Making certain that financial resources are properly managed, including investments; (7) Enhancing the organization's public image; (8)Assessing the Board of Directors own performance through an annual board evaluation; (9) Recruiting new Directors and providing ongoing Director training and development; (10) Ensuring that all legal procedures are properly followed; (11) Approving the fundraising goals and plans, and participating in fundraising efforts; and (12) Performing all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time, including but not limited to, task force or committee participation.
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