Become a Board Member

Interested in joining the Board?

We are always looking for candidates who bring unique skills, ideas, and experiences to the table to support our Executive Director and staff with thoughtful leadership, fundraising, advocacy, and networking. The board of Hoyt Center for the Arts supports the operations of Arts + Education at the Hoyt with direct oversight of personnel, facility, collections and investments. The Board of Arts + Education at the Hoyt provides oversight of the delivery of public programming and services.

Who we’re looking for

We are seeking energized volunteers who are passionate about our joint mission “to expand and enrich the life of the community through participation in the arts”. We value diversity, equity and inclusion and seek candidates whose skills and experience can help integrate these principles in our policies, programs and practices.


Board membership is limited to individuals, ages 21+, who at the time of their election or appointment are either residents of Lawrence County or are employed full-time in Lawrence County.

Selection Process

Upon completing an on-line application, it will be reviewed by the Board Development Committee. Candidates who look to be a good fit with the Hoyt Center for the Arts board or the Arts and Education at the Hoyt’s board will be contacted for an interview to be put in the pipeline for Board membership. The Board Development Committee may recommend that the candidate’s name be placed on the slate for election by the Board at the next Board Meeting if immediate vacancies exist.  Otherwise, the candidate will remain in the pipeline until the Annual Meeting in June.


Board members are expected to:

  • Attend monthly Board Meetings
  • Serve on at least one Board Committee
  • Retain membership at the President’s Circle level ($300) or higher
  • Support development efforts through the Annual Membership Drive
  • Participate in at least one Hoyt sponsored event per year
  • Act as an ambassador for the Hoyt in the community
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