The Global Alliance of Sickle Cell Disease Organizations (GASCDO) is seeking new board members to guide its mission and development. Board members are responsible for ensuring that GASCDO fulfills its fiduciary responsibilities to the organization and are committed to GASCDO’s mission to serve the sickle cell community globally. The Board of Directors, acting as a single entity, is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organization. Individual board members have an obligation to uphold the standards of conduct set for them by the board and applicable laws.

The Board of Directors meets monthly and are expected to serve on at least one committee and serve the organization in other capacities. Board members serve a minimum of three years as ambassadors of the organization.

Interested individuals should submit by  May 22, 2021 to, a current resume and written statement about why they want to serve on the board of GASCDO including other global, nonprofit boards they’ve served on; interest and/or commitment to SCD; leadership roles they’ve held and for how long. Additionally, they have to be from an existing member organization of GASCDO.

Click here to read the GASCDO Board Member Job Description & Expectations

Published On: February 23, 2021 / Categories: news /