FPS Board of Trustees
Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI) is seeking qualified individuals to serve on our Board of Trustees.
Individuals willing to serve and share their expertise with an educational nonprofit dedicated to students should consider applying for membership on the FPSPI Board of Trustees (BOT).
FPSPI is an internationally recognized and highly regarded program (established by Dr. E. Paul Torrance in 1974) that develops the ability of young people globally to design and promote positive futures through problem solving using critical and creative thinking.A wide variety of skills, knowledge, and experience are required of individuals serving on the board. Do you have skills or expertise in any of these areas?
- Education Innovation and Research (especially in curriculum and pedagogy)
- Future Studies
- Networking/Public Relations
- Sponsorship/Fundraising Success
- Outreach/Community Engagement
Board of Trustee (BOT) members serving an international program must possess a global perspective that takes into account both geographical and cultural considerations, among others. Members must be willing to commit to 6-8 hours monthly to work collaboratively with other board members. (Time commitment varies according to needs and issues.) This collaboration will be via various communication methods such as email, Skype, Google Docs, and other platforms, as well as scheduled attendance at three annual board meetings, either in-person or through video/online conferencing. In addition, members must be willing to check electronic mail (e-mail, Slack) several times a week to ensure they remain informed of BOT work.
All members of the BOT serve for three (3) years.
All members of the BOT are required to abide by FPSPI policies.
Applications will be accepted until midnight, March 31st. Please call the FPS International Office at 321.768.0074 if you have any questions regarding this opportunity.
All applicants will be notified by May 16 if they will be placed on the slate for Affiliate Council vote on Thursday, June 8.