The Top Shelf Top Shelf Board Bank Application Thank you for your interest in charter school board service. Please note: Any documents provided to The Top Shelf Board Bank may be subject to Public Records Laws once they are provided to a charter school. Please do not include any sensitive personal information that you do not wish to be made public. Complete this application and upload a copy of your current resume to be considered for the Board Bank. If you pass the screening process and are invited to join the Board Bank, you will be required to attend learning sessions through The Top Shelf to prepare you for board service. If you have any questions, please contact our Governance Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Name* First Last Email* Enter Email Confirm Email Contact Number*Organization/Company*Areas of Expertise*Generally boards seek to fill a particular competency to ensure the right mix of technical expertise. Check the areas where you have experience. Financial / Accounting Board Experience Strategic Planning Organizational Design Management Human Resources / Personnel Education Marketing / Public Relations Legal Fundraising Community Outreach / Development Real Estate / Architecture Other: Other Area of Expertise:Parish of Residence*Select the parish where you reside.CaddoDeSotoEast Baton RougeJeffersonLafayetteOrleansPlaqueminesSaint CharlesTangipahoaTerrebonneWest Baton RougeOtherOther Parish*Your Motivation*Why are you interested in serving on a charter school board at this time? What do you hope to contribute?Prior Board Experience*Have you served on a board of directors previously?YesNoHow many years of board service do you have?*This may include school boards, non-profit or corporate boards.NoneLess than 1 yearLess than 2 years2-4 years5-9 years10+ yearsCurrent Board ServiceList any organizations where you currently serve on the board of directors.Preferences*Please note your preference for the students served by the school.No PreferencePreschoolElementaryMiddleHighAlternativePlease note your preference for the organizational life cycle of the school.*No PreferenceStart-up (pre-opening)Struggling (on authorizer watch list)Surviving (in good standing)Thriving (in good standing and considering replication)How did you hear about the Top Shelf?* 504ward Baton Rouge Area Chamber Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) Greater New Orleans Inc. / Next Gen Council Jefferson Parish School System Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations Louisiana Department of Education New Orleans Chamber of Commerce New Schools for Baton Rouge Rex Organization / Pro Bono Publico Foundation Young Leadership Council New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce Other Other way you heard about the Top Shelf*Please share anything else you would like us to know as we review your application to the Top Shelf Board Bank.Please upload a current resume.*If your resume is in .doc or .docx format, please convert to PDF or .zip before uploading. Our web host does not allow the upload of .doc and .docx files.Accepted file types: pdf, zip.PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.