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Keep Hillard Clean and Green – Board Member Search

Posted March 12, 2021 in Your Community by Mary Smith

Our partners at Keep Hilliard Clean and Green, a local Keep America Beautiful affiliate, are seeking to add members to its Board of Directors. Keep Hilliard Clean and Green was formed in 2017. It is supported by the City of Hilliard’s Recreation and Parks Department and the Environmental Sustainability Commission.  

Keep Hilliard Clean and Green’s mission is to clean up and prevent littering, improve recycling and diversion through education, and community beautification. We are excited to kick off the 2021 season with several new board members and look forward to new ideas and energy that this team will bring to our community. 

Our vision 

  • Increase focus and attention on issues of littering, diversion, and recycling. 
  • Provide more volunteer opportunities through support and/or hosting clean-up events. 
  • Gather data including the number of man hours spent in our efforts. 
  • Offer education on the importance of litter prevention, ways to divert materials from the landfill, and proper methods of recycling. 

Expectations of Board Members 

  • Must be a resident of the City of Hilliard orreside in the Hilliard City School District. 
  • Intent is for each member to invest a minimum of 1-2 hours a week. Activities could include preparing for and participating in meetings, participating in clean-up events, and researching and sharing information on social media and/or talking to neighbors. 
  • Each Board Member shall plan, support, and take part in clean-up events. 
  • Commit to attending all board meetings except in the case of essential scheduling conflicts. 
  • Represent the organization to the community in a professional manner. 
  • Commit to following the Bylaws and all other applicable laws and regulations. 
  • Act as a team with fellow Board Members. Support decisions made by majority rule. 
  • Participate in at least one sub-committee. 

If interested in applying, please submit a letter of interest. Please include an overview of your current efforts toward cleaning and beautifying the environment. Resumes are not required; however, include a summary of any relevant experiences that demonstrate leadership abilities. Submit letters to: echeshire@hilliardohio.gov by March 31, 2021. 

Keep America Beautiful is a national organization with a network of more than 650 affiliates located around the country. More information can be found at www.kab.org