Associate Board members serve a one year term. Subsequent terms are agreed to based on desire and
performance. The Associate Board meets approximately five times a year. In addition, various committees,
such as the development committee and recruitment committee, meet occasionally to facilitate the
achievement of specific objectives.


  • Be knowledgeable about and committed to the organization’s mission and program

  • Prepare for, attend, and actively participate in Associate Board and committee meetings. Associate Board members who miss three consecutive meetings will meet with a Co-Chair to review their board membership status

  • Advocate for CASA-NYC in the community. Be an ambassador— both in heightening awareness of CASA-NYC and in bringing the organization information from its various communities.

  • Make CASA-NYC a top priority for your charitable giving

  • Attend and support the annual benefit

  • Suggest possible nominees to the Associate Board who can make significant contributions both to the work of the Board and the organization

  • Be available for consultation, and be willing to use your expertise at a level that will enhance the organization


You can apply to become a member of the Associate Board here.