Serve On Our Board

Even when we have no board openings, we are always interested in hearing from folks who want to play an active role in SFMS's future.

How To Apply

Please send a letter of interest and a resume to:

Nominating Committee
Susquehanna Folk Music Society

378 Old York Road
New Cumberland, PA 17070

fax: 717-938-9606
email: concerts (at) sfmsfolk.org

Job Description

The SFMS Board of Directors is responsible for setting policy, providing oversight of business operations, and ensuring financial stability of SFMS. Board members are volunteers serving three-year terms. Board meetings are held at the Fredricksen Library (Camp Hill) at 7:00 pm on the third Tuesday of each month.

Ongoing Responsibilities:

  • Understand and appreciate folk music and culture
  • Support the vision, mission and key goals of SFMS
  • Attend at least 90% of Board Meetings, arrive on time, don't leave early, and participate actively in discussions and decisions
  • Serve actively on at least one Board committee
  • Provide advice and direction to Executive Director
  • Monitor SFMS performance, including programming quality
  • Formulate procedures and set policy
  • Advocate on behalf of SFMS within his/her circle of contacts

Annual Requirements:

  • Become or remain a dues-paying Member of SFMS
  • Participate in any fund-raising activities initiated by the Board
  • Contribute annually to SFMS
  • Assist with financial and strategic planning
  • Volunteer for two or more SFMS events
  • Affirm no conflicts of interest

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Funding Acknowledgments

logos: Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Cultural Alliance of York County, Cultural Enrichment Fund

The Susquehanna Folk Music Society (SFMS) is supported by our members and many generous organizations.

Funding is provided by the Cultural Enrichment Fund and by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, administered locally by the Cultural Alliance of York County.

logo: National Endowment for the Arts logo: Pennsylvania Council on the Arts logo: CUltural Alliance of York County logo: CUltural Enrichment Fund