The following is a list of committees within the Friends of the New Hanover County Arboretum. You don’t have to be a member of the Board to be a committee member. However, the chair of each committee is a Board representative.
Consists of the President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, who are all voting members. They meet as needed to plan the Board’s work and to fulfill tasks assigned to them by the Board. It serves in an advisory capacity to the Finance and Governance Committees. Also deal with any items needing clarification or resolution to determine the most appropriate direction.
FinanceMaintains a clear and understandable view of The Friends finances and tracks profit and loss by committee and/or project, as required. It also leads the formulation of the annual budget with input from the various committee chairs. The Treasurer chairs this committee.
Actively seeks contributions from donors and sponsors targeting amounts $1000 and above. From time to time it develops ideas for fundraising events to bring in new donor prospects or as a way to thank previous donors. It is responsible for formulating grants and sponsorship letters that must be approved by the President of The Friends and the Arboretum’s Director.