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Board Of Directors


Candace Strother

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Founder & CEO


Danielle Fontentot

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Director of Mentorship




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Director of Finance




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Director of Programming




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Director of Marketing




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Director of Membership/Civic Engagement

Board Openings

Vacancy: Fundraising Chair

Term: 2 years

The Fundraising Chair will oversee the organization’s overall fundraising with a

monthly report to track incoming revenue while also establishing a fundraising plan to maximize the sponsorships necessary to achieve our annual programming goal. 


  • Work closely with  QueenLyfe Inc. Program Coordinator to implement outreach efforts in order to attain our monetary goals.

  • Ensure that donors are properly acknowledged on quarterly bases and fundraising efforts are cost-effective.

  • Present reports on proposed fundraising activities at board meetings for approval.

  • Build relationships with private donors and corporations for sponsorship and donations requests. 

  • Maintain a history of each event, documenting total funds raised.



Minimum of one year experience in Fundraising or Finance, either in a paid or volunteer setting. Excellent organizational skills, time management, ability to meet deadlines, and attention to detail. Advanced project management skills and the ability to manage volunteers for each event for successful outcomes. Sales and negotiation abilities, decisive, innovative, strongly service-oriented, and flexible with the ability to compromise. Track record of building credibility in the funding community that has resulted in major gifts to a nonprofit.

Vacancy: Membership Co-Chair

Term: 2 years

QueenLyfe Inc.’s Membership Co-Chair is required to gain and retain members of the organization. Their primary role is to identify new member benefits and services, based on member feedback, while also enhancing the benefits of existing memberships. 




  • Ensuring prospective and current members are aware of the resources, services, and membership benefits of QueenLyfe Inc. 

  • Creating a membership committee to assist with conducting membership outreach, check-ins, and identifying brand ambassadors. 

  • Recommending ways to acknowledge new members and to encourage participation in QueenLyfe Inc. activities. 

  • Sending welcoming letters to each new member via email. 

  • Use of CRM to collect demographics on new and renewing members, while also ensuring that information is updated in member contact lists. 

  • Coordinating dissemination of member application information at Queenlyfe events such as events, workshops, and other art-related activities. 

  • Working directly with Co-Membership/Volunteer Chair to record tracking of volunteer hours. 



Must have strong interpersonal skills and desire to collaborate and interact with others. Strong desire for stewardship to others. Experience with implementing CRM programming. Strong organizational skills, time management and ability to meet deadlines. Must be up-to-date on membership marketing and consumer trends. Excellent verbal, written, and computer literacy skills. Decisive, innovative, strongly service-oriented, and flexible with the ability to compromise. 

Vacancy: Secretary

Term: 1 year

The Secretary provides administrative and clerical support to the Board through the timely and accurate collection of information directly related to its activities.

Term: Directors are elected for a two-year term at the annual general meeting of the members. Termination may occur at the end of the elected term, by resignation or pursuant to the QueenLyfe, Inc. By-laws. 


  • Keeps copies of the organization’s bylaws and the Board’s policy statements. 

  • Keeps a record of Board attendance. 

  • Makes sure that there is a quorum at Board meetings. 

  • Keeps accurate minutes of meetings. 

  • Records all motions and decisions of meetings. 

  • Signs Board Minutes to attest to their accuracy. 

  • Records all corrections to Minutes. 

  • Keeps copies of the Minutes of both Board and committee meetings. 

  • Distributes copies of Board Minutes and actions to Board Members promptly after meetings. 

  • Distribute copies of Executive Committee Minutes and actions to Executive Committee 

  • Members promptly after meetings. 

  • Keeps records of all Board correspondence. 

  • Signs official documents of the organization as required. 



Minimum of two years experience in administration, either in a paid or volunteer setting. Strong organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines, produce notes/minutes in a timely manner for distribution or action by the Board. Excellent note-taking, computer literacy skills, and an understanding of the effective functioning of a charitable organization. 

Vacancy: Marketing & Communications Intern

Term: 6 Months

We are seeking a tech-savvy Marketing/Communications Intern with strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media platforms.  




  • Co-creating content and scheduling post on Facebook and Instagram regularly

  • Weekly QueenLyfe Inc. website content updates

  • Co-Creating Monthly QueenLyfe Inc. Newsletter via MailChimp

  • Promoting QueenLyfe and/or community events using various platforms

  • Distribution of sponsorship packages and press kits to potential QueenLyfe Inc. Donors/Sponsors via email.

  • Co-Creation of Programing Playbooks for QueenLyfe Inc. Committee Members/Chapters. 




  • Students applying for this internship should be Business, Communications, or Journalism majors.

  • Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Positive and outgoing personality 

  • Wordpress and MailChimp experience a plus 

  • Photoshop, photography and video editing skills are a plus

  • Internship hours are flexible (10-20 per week may be worked remotely) 

  • Must have transportation

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