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Call for Applications for the Reacting Consortium Board

September 19, 2023 6:22 PM | Maddie Provo (Administrator)

The Reacting Consortium Board is calling for Applications to recruit individuals to fill up to four positions on the Board. New Board members will be selected at the March 2024 meeting of the Board.

Responsibilities of Reacting Consortium Board Members include:

  • Be a member of the Reacting to the Past Consortium

  • Regularly attend and participate in all board and assigned committee meetings 

  • Serve on at least one RCB committee and offer to take on special assignments 

  • Stay informed about the organization’s mission, services, policies, and programs 

  • Work with Reacting staff to achieve organizational goals

  • Donate to the Consortium at a level comfortable to the individual Board Member

This year, the Reacting Consortium Board is particularly interested in candidates with the following skill sets:

  1. Creating and executing initiatives to add to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at academic institutions. 

  2. Grant writing, development, and other methods of fundraising for academic and non-profit organizations. 

  3. Creating and executing public history and/or digital humanities projects including exhibitions and programming in museums and other public-facing settings.

The Reacting Consortium benefits immensely from a Board membership with a diversity of personal identities, educational institutional affiliation, and experience with game design and gameplay. Nominations are not limited to faculty at post-secondary education institutions. We particularly welcome secondary education instructors . We encourage applicants to describe how they would contribute to and foster the Board’s diversity. 

Members should plan to attend the Annual Institute at Barnard College (planned yearly for early June) for board meetings as well as to participate in quarterly conference calls for the entire Board and smaller electronic committee meetings that will vary each year. Members-elect are welcome to observe the board meetings during the Annual Institute before their term begins in July.

Required Application Materials due by December 15th, 2023:

  • A 1-2 page letter describing your credentials (keeping in mind the list above) and reason for interest in joining the Board. 

  • A brief 1-2 page CV.

Please submit application materials and any questions to the Chair of the Governance & Nominations Committee, Ethan Besser Fredrick, at

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