Become a FACT Youth Board Member Today!



Become a FACT Youth Board Member Today!
Become a FACT Youth Board Member Today!
FACT is currently accepting applications to take your FACT leadership to the next level by becoming a FACT Board
member. Our Youth Board is a group of experienced FACT members in grades 7 through 12 from across Wisconsin who
are selected to represent the interests of FACT members throughout the state as they provide valuable direction to
FACT’s staff and other key stakeholders. Boardies build on their existing leadership and communication skills to serve
as a bridge between their local FACT groups and the statewide movement.
 Build transferable leadership, teamwork and communication skills for
college and employment
 Make new friends from throughout Wisconsin and collaborate with
them to achieve goals and make a difference
 Represent the interests and concerns of your local FACT group and
community at the state level
 Help your local FACT group stay connected to the statewide
movement with current information
 Meet your fellow Boardies face-to-face during a weekend Board
meeting retreat where you will gain skills and solve problems
 Attend conferences and trainings (when funding allows)
FACT Boardies serve one year terms. There are no fees for youth to participate and reimbursement for related expenses (i.e.
travel) may be available. Experienced FACT members who want to utilize their leadership qualities and become more
involved on a statewide level are encouraged to complete the application at
 Current FACT members who will be in grades 7 through 12 next year and will
continue to be active members throughout the duration of their one year Board
member term (July 1, 2015– June 30, 2016)
 Has earned at least 1,000 FACTivism points by the application due date
 Has displayed devotion to the FACT movement, a comprehensive understanding
of its goals and enthusiastic involvement at the local level
 Eager to build their leadership, civic engagement and teamwork skills
 Competent using the time management and communication (written and
verbal) skills that they already have
 Recommended by their local FACT group’s Adult Advisor (Letter of
recommendation required)
 Begin term on July 1, 2015 and remain an active member for at least
one year (June 30, 2016)
 Take part in monthly conference calls with other Boardies
 Attend the annual in-person meeting (recommended but not
 Provide updates at your local FACT group’s meetings about the
statewide movement throughout your term
 Present at least 2 updates to your local tobacco-free multi
jurisdictional coalition about the FACT movement’s local and state
level activities during your term
Write and submit at least 1 letter to the editor during your term
Accompany your local FACT group to at least 1 meeting with a local
legislator during your term
Complete at least 12 FACTivisms during your term
Personally recruit at least 5 new FACT members during your term
Participate in 2 one-on-one consultations with FACT staff during term