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AAUW Elected and Appointed Board Positions

The board of directors of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) provides strategic leadership and fiduciary oversight for the organization. Board members share a passion for AAUW’s mission of advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

The work of the board is challenging and invigorating as it deals with issues central to AAUW’s long-term success.  It makes major decisions, provides direction to the CEO, and exercises strategic leadership.  The board is not involved in day-to-day management or operations of the organization.

The Board of Directors of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) provides strategic leadership and fiduciary oversight for the organization. Board members share a passion for AAUW’s mission of advancing gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. The work of the board is challenging and invigorating as it deals with issues central to AAUW’s long-term success nationally and internationally. It makes major decisions, provides direction to the CEO, and exercises strategic leadership. The board is not involved in day-to-day management or operations of the organization. Board responsibilities include:

AAUW board members are expected to:

  • Understand and exercise the fiduciary duties of care and loyalty, fully prepare for board and committee meetings, ask questions, make informed decisions, put the mission of the organization first and avoid conflicts of interest.

The AAUW Board of Directors meeting minutes are provided to keep AAUW members informed about Board deliberations.

AAUW Board Meeting Minutes

The AAUW Board of Directors meets quarterly at the AAUW headquarters offices in Washington, D.C. unless otherwise noted.

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AAUW Board of Directors Policy Book

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This manual addresses the AAUW Board of Directors’ policies and responsibilities.