Join our Board of Directors
Interested in growing your impact?
Consider joining the board of directors of the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition
Join our Board and Make an Impact!
The San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition is currently looking for candidates who reflect the full diversity of the communities that we serve to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors for 2023.
Our current Board of Directors is comprised of a passionate, diverse group of individuals from various disciplines and stages of careers.
What do our Directors have in common?
They all care about their community and want to promote, protect and support breastfeeding for all families in San Diego County.
If interested, please submit your application via this Nomination Form.
Nominations will be reviewed by the selection committee.
SDCBC Board FAQ's
Interested but still not sure?
Review our Frequently Asked Questions below to learn more about time commitments and other expectations and opportunities.
Board meetings are held every other month, on the 2nd Thursday of the month for usually 2 hours, and a committee may meet monthly or occasionally (in person or electronically).
Board members are expected to attend at least 75% of board meetings.
Each board member is also expected to attend the Board Retreat and 2-3 special events throughout the year.
The usual time commitment is 4-10 hours per month.
Everybody is welcome to apply–even if you are new to the organization, new to the city, or new to the field of breastfeeding!
Each member of our Board brings energy and compassion, offers diverse skills, and contributes valuable information to increase SDCBC’s impact in our community.
That could be you, too.
We are seeking a variety of individuals with diverse skills and experiences to help us advance our mission.
We are in need of talented and motivated individuals with experience in accounting, fundraising, technology, sustainability, equity, community organizing, and much more.
The coalition is involved in a wide range of projects including continuing education webinars/seminars, promoting the use and growth of the SDCBC Breastfeeding Resource Guide and Lactation Support Warmline, policy advocacy efforts, fundraising opportunities, and more.
Each board member is expected to serve actively on at least 1 of the SDCBC committees and take on special assignments, as needed.
View our organization chart below to understand the various structures and committees of the coalition.
Board meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month for usually 2 hours, and a committee may meet monthly or occasionally (in person or electronically).