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SHAFTY 2018-2019 Board

SHAFTY Leadership Board Intent to Run
DUE: Monday, April 23, 2018
ELECTIONS: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • The purpose of the SHAFTY Leadership Board is to create a meaningful, productive, and inclusive community, both within the SHAFTY leadership and the general SHAFTY community.
  • The SHAFTY Leadership Board will work together as a team, without specific Board Positions
  • Board positions will last for the entire school year, with elections every Spring.
  • The Board will meet monthly for visioning, brainstorming, and planning dynamic programming
  • Each Board Member will sign up to be an Event Chair for different events and act as the go-to person for that specific activity (this includes Jr. SHAFTY events)
  • Rising 9th-12th Grader at Temple Shalom
  • ​Help structure, plan, and promote all SHAFTY activities
  • Strategize ways to incorporate Judaism and Social Action into all SHAFTY activities
  • Participate in SHAFTY activities when available, and chair specific events
  • Create a programming calendar for the year (Sept-May) that includes all SHAFTY and NFTY events and integrates the Temple Shalom calendar
  • Establish quality goals for each event and evaluate achievement of said goals
  • Manage communication with SHAFTYites via phone, email, text and social media
  • Ensure that photographs are taken when SHAFTYites are gathered
  • Strategize about potential SHAFTYites interested in NFTY and communicate directly with them about attending events
  • Act as SHAFTY Representative at NFTY events
  • Encourage 6th-8th graders to attend Jr. SHAFTY and spread excitement to 6th-8th graders about SHAFTY
  • Participate in running Jr. SHAFTY activities when available
  • Set a welcoming tone of positivity, warmth, openness, and inclusion

Questions? Contact us!

Candidate Information

Candidate Questions

Please answer the following questions in just a few words or sentences. Your answers will be included in the election materials provided to SHAFTYites prior to the election.

In addition to the responsibilities that all SHAFTY Leadership Board Members share, the President will serve as a representative of SHAFTY and a liaison to Temple Shalom professionals. They will support and advise all SHAFTY Leadership Board Members to help them most effectively reach their goals, oversee the calendar and events, ensure that work is timely and well planned, and check in with Event Chairs to make sure they're supported and prepared.

Applicants are encouraged to have prior involvement in SHAFTY.

Statements of Understanding

As a member of the SHAFTY Leadership Board, you will represent the teens of the Temple Shalom community. This is a privilege and significant responsibility. As you prepare to run, please read and check off the following statements to indicate your understanding.

If you cannot attend MA'ARIV on Tuesday, April 24, please let us know by Sunday, April 22 so we can make arrangements to still include your speech.

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