Southern California's Premier Running and Walking Club


Apply to join the L.A. LEGGERS Board of Directors

Ever wonder how LA Marathon day gets organized, the newsletter goes out or the training schedule is developed? The answer is L.A. LEGGERS members like YOU – members who get elected to the L.A. LEGGERS board of directors. The board manages every aspect of our all-volunteer organization, and it’s time to elect new members.

How the Board of Directors Operates

The Board of Directors consists of up to 17 members of the L.A. LEGGERS, who volunteer their time and skills to coordinate and plan all aspects of our club and training program. Each director serves on 2-4 committees.

Current committees are: Communication, Community Outreach, Events, Marketing, Training, Weekly, Marathon, Finance, and Executive & Governance Council. Board members also serve as: Mentor Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Coordinator, Water Station Coordinator and Webmaster.

The board has 4 elected offices: President, Vice-President, CFO and Secretary.

The term of office for board members is 2 years. Our fiscal year is April 1 – March 31.

The term for Board members elected in February 2015 is April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2017.

How the Application and Election Process Works

All current members of the L.A. LEGGERS are eligible to run for the board.

Applications are due by Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

We will schedule interviews with all board applicants. The interviews will take place on Saturday, March 11 between 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. Location and exact interview time and directions will be emailed to you by Tuesday, March 7.

After interviews take place, the current board of directors votes. Applicants who receive the highest number of votes are elected to the board.