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October 3, 2016

People Engaged in Raising Leaders (P.E.R.L.) Newsletter Oct. Edition

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October 3, 2016

Welcome to the October edition of the People Engaged in Raising Leaders (P.E.R.L.) monthly newsletter. This newsletter is meant to keep PERL graduates informed about new board and commission opportunities in Boulder County. We also invite non profit organizations, businesses, and city and county commissions to share these opportunities when they open up. If you are interested in submitting board opportunities, please contact:

City of Longmont

The City of Longmont is currently recruiting for board and commission vacancies. Applicants must be a registered voter of Longmont for at least one year prior to being appointed and must reside in the Longmont City Limits. Current vacancies include: Airport Advisory Board, Board of Environmental Affairs, Callahan House Advisory Board, Golf Course Advisory Board, Housing and Human Services Advisory Board, Master Board of Appeals, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Planning and Zoning Commission, Senior Citizens’ Advisory Board and the Visit Longmont Board

The City Clerk's office will accept applications through Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5:00 p.m. For more information on how to apply.


Bolder Young Professionals is currently seeking new board members. Bolder Young Professionals is a program of the Boulder Chamber that connects young professionals in all stages of their career with one another through monthly social, professional development, and service activities. Now in its 7th year, the group has more than 2,000 members. The term begins November 2016 and a two year commitment is expected. The application closes on Oct. 11. For more information and to fill out the application, click here.

attention homes

Attention Homes is actively seeking a board member from Longmont. The Board of Directors make a three year commitment to guide the organization to a stronger future and may serve multiple terms. Members make financial and professional contributions and serve on one of three committees: Finance, Executive Relations & Human Capacity, and Programs. The Board seeks directors from a range of backgrounds in order to ensure diversity and representation from a variety of viewpoints. Board meetings are held monthly to review the organization’s activities. For more information, please contact


The Boulder County Latino Task Force is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization. They are dedicated to serving the Latino Community in Boulder County by serving as a facilitator for initiatives that contribute to positive development, and recognition of the Latino community and the challenges faced in Boulder County. Their mission is to mobilize Latinos
and inform decision makers through research, education and advocacy.

They will be recruiting up to four board members beginning in the Fall and are looking for members, specifically, from the Boulder and Lafayette communities. While they are a Latino focused organization, all are welcome to apply. For more information, contact Manuela Sifuentes at or by visiting their website here.