Join the Friends & Family of South Loop School Board

Hello Parents,

The Board of Friends and Family of South Loop School, Inc. is looking for dedicated, hard-working and enthusiastic board members to help carry out the mission of the organization to support South Loop Elementary School and help our kids learn, build skills and thrive in the world.

Friends and Family of South Loop School, Inc (FFSLS), is a charitable 501(c)3 Corporation whose mission is to provide supplemental educational resources for South Loop Elementary School. FFSLS is a volunteer organization and has no paid employees, so that 100% of contributions benefit South Loop Elementary School.

Our fundraising efforts play a key role in the success of our students as the resources decline every year. With the contributions from parents, friends, and local business owners, we are able to provide critically needed support for our students.

Positions Open
Volunteer Board Member (Treasurer)
Volunteer Board Member (Events)
Volunteer Board Member (Grant Writing/Community Advocacy)


Current parent of a South Loop Elementary School student.

Job Description

Serving as an FFSLS Board of Director is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about raising funds for South Loop Elementary and the partnership with the school.

Board members are expected to have the financial acumen to read and understand Friends and Family of South Loop School’s financial statements and to otherwise help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities.

Board members are expected to attend 1 monthly meeting. They are expected to read board materials in advance of board meetings and to come prepared to ask questions and participate in discussions.

Board members are expected to responsibly represent FFSLS to the community and to advocate for our mission, programs, and services as appropriate.

Board terms last for 1 year and board members can serve until resignation or removal by quorum. 

Desired Skills and Expertise

We are currently recruiting for leaders with expertise in the following area: Bookkeeping, Event Planning, Networking/Community Advocacy, Marketing, Grant Writing.

How to Apply

Fill out this short application specifying the position in which you are interested. Application Deadline: Sunday, January 19, 2020. Reach out to if you have any questions.  Thanks!

Thank you in advance for your consideration,

Friends and Family Board Members

Lisa Johnson, President

Carrie Smaroff, Secretary

Laarni Livings, Interim Treasurer/Communications

Elena Savona, Fundraising