Board Treasurer Call for Applications

The Board of the Friends of the Mount Vernon Trail (FoMVT) is an actively engaged Board led by Board Chair Judd Isbell. Currently at six members, the Board seeks to add several  individuals throughout 2023. The Board meets every second Sunday of the month lasting one hour which members may attend by video or phone. Board members are asked to participate in at least one program annually. In addition, a Board member may potentially be removed if they have unexplained absences from more than 25% of the full Board and Board committee meetings in a year.  

For more information about the Friends of the Mount Vernon Trail please see our website at

ROLE OF THE BOARD TREASURER: As an officer of FoMVT, the treasurer provides the highest level of financial oversight. Responsibilities may vary over time due to the current size of the organization, but include these specific components:

  • Ensure expenses are accurately coded in the financial system, Quickbooks.
  • Maintain knowledge of FoMVT’s current financial commitments, along with its goals and objectives.
  • Draft, maintain, and periodically review the current financial policies and procedures.
  • Understand financial accounting for nonprofit organizations. 
  • Serve as chair of the finance committee. (Currently not relevant)
  • Manage, with the finance committee (if applicable), the board’s review of and action related to the board’s financial responsibilities. 
  • Work with the FoMVT Board Chair to ensure that appropriate financial reports are made available to the board on a timely basis.
  • Establish and present the annual budget to the board for approval.


  • Background in accounting, preferably including experience in the nonprofit sector
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn Quickbooks
  • Familiarity with finance rules governing non-profit organizations located in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Attention to detail and ability to organize information
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner, while working independently and managing your own workload.
  • Appreciates nature and the outdoors.
  • Residence in the DMV area is preferred.


  • The board meets on the second Sunday of each month at 10:00 am ET.
  • Expected time commitment of approximately 4 hours per month
  • FoMVT programs are generally conducted in person with various volunteer activities and programming, and occur most weekends. 
  • Individual work occurs on a rolling basis and the Treasurer is required to do so with little or no guidance.
  • We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, neurodiverse people, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. 

Please submit your resume and why you would like to join the board to