Board Members Needed for the Global Water Alliance

Have you ever wondered about your ability to make a difference? Join the Board of Global Water Alliance (GWA) to help us to fulfill our Vision……. to create a world where all people have access to safe drinking water and sanitation, a world free from suffering from water and sanitation-related diseases. If interested in applying to be a Board Member, please read over the “Expectations for Board Members” below and contact Vince Uhl, Chair of the Nominating Committee, at by Feb 29th.

Expectations for Board Members

Please know that as a Board member, your assistance and guidance will be valued and appreciated.

Engagement and Leadership

  • Attend all the of the Board meetings unless the President grants an exemption.
  • Serve on at least one GWA Committee.
    • Attend appropriate committee meetings, as well as some of the GWA signature events each year.
  • Assist in ensuring that Board resolutions are carried out.
  • Assist in ensuring that GWA bylaws and policies are followed.
  • Assist in ensuring that the GWA Code of Ethics policies are followed.
  • Sign annually a conflict-of-interest form to abide by the GWA conflict of Interest policy.


  • Network with their personal, professional, and civic contacts to support GWA.
  • Share ideas, skills in support of GWA.
  • Act as trusted advisors to Board president.
  • Act as ambassador for GWA in promoting our reputation and community standing.


  • Make an annual financial contribution to GWA
    • (Regular Board Member – payment of Board fee and insurance).
    • (Student Board Member – pay Membership dues)
  • Participate in GWA’s fundraising activities; there is a task appropriate for everyone’s style and comfort level.

Professional Skills

  • Share and volunteer their respective professional skills, be it communication, law, finance, writing, etc., in order to fulfill and enhance the organizational goals.


  • Communicate effectively, transparently, and appropriately with other Board members, as well as the general public.