The GOAL Foundation is seeking applications from members of the Greater Ogden community to join our Board of Directors. The Foundation is looking for passionate individuals who value the power of volunteerism and have time to be involved in shaping the future of the organization. GOAL is an acronym for “Get Out And Live!”
Mission & Vision
The GOAL Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Our mission is to inspire the Greater Ogden community and its visitors to "Get Out And Live!" by participating, volunteering and spectating at recreational and cultural events, programs and activities. We envision a Greater Ogden community that thrives economically and is healthier in mind, body, and spirit.
GOAL’s vision is to support the Greater Ogden community's vision to be recognized as an outdoor recreation mecca, by producing unparalleled athletic events and by collaborating with other organizations in bringing athletically oriented events to the Ogden area. GOAL will, in all its activities, strive to engage the community, local business and relevant government agencies in outcomes that bring a sense of pride and belonging to all those involved.
Expectations & Responsibilities of a GOAL Board Member:
- Attend and actively participate in monthly board meetings at the GOAL Office, typically on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (3:30-5:00pm).
- Volunteer at a minimum of two GOAL-produced events, one of which being the Ogden Marathon, held each year on the 3rd weekend of May.
- Participate in the annual strategic planning retreat meeting each fall.
- Serve on at least one sub-committee or task force committee.
- Assist the staff when needed.
Board attendance requirements as outlined in the policies and procedures manual are linked below at the bottom of this page. Board members typically serve a 3-year term (with option for renewal) and will not receive financial compensation from the Foundation. Click here to see a list of current board members and staff.
Applications must be received by July 12th at 12pm. Applicants will be considered for open interim position(s) and selected member(s) will start their term in August of 2023. Individuals not selected to fill an immediate open position will be reconsidered for board seats opening January of 2024.