Join MCM’s Board of Directors

Organizational Ascent

Larkin Sealy
Board President
Tracy Vega
Vice President
Khadija Hansia-Gibson
Secretary
Vinh Luu
Board Member
You
Board Member

What’s been

Enhanced.

Board
Governance

01

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Our board of directors is skilled at doing the right thing.

An evolution from passive membership to fully engaged membership.

Developed and defined a process for decision making that includes all voices, resulting in effective decisions.

Mission
Vision
Values

02

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Our staff and board share a purpose.

Clarified, streamlined, and reaffirmed our mission, vision, and values statements.

Realigned organization with its mission.

Executive
Transition

03

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The leadership transition experience made us stronger, more nimble, and more whole.

Smooth transition from founding Executive Director to current, acting Executive Director.
No mass exodus of staff members or funders.

Leadership transition did not disrupt programs.

Expanded leadership with two new hires at the director level.

Contracts
& Grants
Management

04

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Our leadership culture is built on clear accountability and sound fiscal practices.

Fiscal management: leaders are accountable and engaged in being fiscally sound.

Human
Resources

05

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We ensure full compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

Developed and maintained job descriptions for all staff positions.

Revamped the performance review process with new forms, rating scales, and compensation increase charts. Aligning them with our organizational values and equitable compensation plan.

Updated new-hire onboarding and offboarding procedures to ensure legal compliance.

Developed a new job posting process to ensure legal compliance.

Programs

06

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Our business model focuses on multiyear funding strategies.

Shifted from patchwork acquisitions to forward-looking strategies, such as capacity-building grants, multiyear funding, with a heightened emphasis on arts and culture programming.

Successfully launched a new post-care/prevention program (Presente Alumni) leading to an increase in its annual budget of $100k to $131k.

Presente underwent a curriculum overhaul, resulting in significant success in fostering the personal and career development of its participants.

Established and compensated community leaders from CCRC to take part in projects addressing critical issues like sea level rise/climate justice, emergency preparedness, and food access.

Role of an MCM Board member

Govern

01

Affirm mission, ensure legal compliance, and safeguard assets.

Select and evaluate the executive director.

Fiduciary

02

Ensure budget realism and resource optimization.

Approve and monitor annual plans.

Schedule

03

Meet (Zoom) 3rd Monday of the month from 1-3 pm.

Occasionally convene for specific tasks.

Who we are

Our Funders

How to Apply