Nominate yourself or someone who agrees to serve on MORE’s Board of Directors.

Nomination period November 1 – 30

Elections will be December 7 – 17

Board members must meet the following criteria:

  • Current member of MORE
  • Willing to attend board meetings (meeting rotate between DC, MD and VA 2nd Monday of the month)
  • Fiscally protect MORE’s finances
  • Work with fellow board members and committees to fulfill MORE’s vision and mission
  • Serve and represent MORE’s membership
  • Raise funds to support MORE’s vision and mission
  • Represent MORE in public meetings, gatherings and events

MORE strives to include board members who reflect the diversity of club members and rider interest.  MORE board members serve to promote mountain biking, advocacy, access and community.

Open board positions:

Treasurer

Responsible for accounting, taxes, filings and annual budget.  This position requires monthly reporting of revenues and disbursements against budget and special trail restricted fund balances.  MORE’s treasurer serves as the primary interface to banking, paypal and other fund exchange institutions.

Common Tasks/Practices include:

  • Debit/Credit card management for officers including emailed receipts for all expenditures
  • Restricted fund and special purpose fund accounting
  • Monthly banking reconciliation
  • Quarterly and annual reports to membership
  • Annual tax review

MD Advocacy Director

Responsible for enabling and supporting MD trail liaisons with advocacy, fundraising (grants), tools, training and community building.  Advocacy directors chair the Trails Committee and work closely with the Trail Boss.  Advocacy directors are encouraged to communicate with trail liaisons monthly and report to fellow board members regarding ongoing or upcoming trail projects.

Common Tasks/Practices include:

  • Monthly support/communications calls to each trail liaison
  • Tool purchase support
  • Trail work training
  • Annual trail liaison meeting/dinner

VA Advocacy Director

Responsible for enabling and supporting VA trail liaisons with advocacy, fundraising (grants), tools, training and community building.  Advocacy directors chair the Trails Committee and work closely with the Trail Boss.  Advocacy directors are encouraged to communicate with trail liaisons monthly and report to fellow board members regarding ongoing or upcoming trail projects.

Common Tasks/Practices include:

  • Monthly support/communications calls to each trail liaison
  • Tool purchase support
  • Trail work training
  • Annual trail liaison meeting/dinner

Activity Director

Responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating membership outreach events throughout the year.  Recurring events include Winter Membership Meeting, Spring Fling, Summer Festival and MORE’s Fall Camping Trip.  Activity director is encouraged to create additional events to meet member expectations and encourage social engagement in support of our mountain biking community.  MORE’s Executive Director is responsible for MoCo Epic with help from the Activity Director.

Common Task/Practices include:

  • Establish and work with committees on events
  • Use of social media to communicate with and inform mountain biking community
  • Include Membership Director to promote MORE membership

Membership Director

Responsible for outreach, interaction and general help with membership fulfillment.  Duties include daily, and monthly communication with renewing, lapsed and expiring members.  MORE’s membership director may set a threshold for fulfillment of swag above specific thresholds in donations to MORE.

Common Tasks/Practices include:

  • Daily “Thank you” emails to renewing or new members
  • Monthly “Reminder” emails to lapsed or expiring members
  • Bi-annual emails to expired members
  • SWAG for donors above set contribution levels
  • Attendence or coordination of attendance at major functions, (e.g. Park, social or other events)
  • Establish regional contacts to gauge membership needs

Members may self nominate by emailing nominations@more-mtb.org or have someone nominate you only if you agree to run for the specified position.

Contact Brad Hawk at nominations@more-mtb.org or any MORE board member with questions.

  • president@more-mtb.org
  • vicepresident@more-mtb.org
  • treasurer@more-mtb.org
  • md-advocacy@more-mtb.org
  • va-advocacy@more-mtb.org
  • membership@more-mtb.org
  • nominations@more-mtb.org