Call for ’20-’21 Board Nominations!

Board of Directors Nomination & Application Process

The Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation (SPFHF) is the proud producer of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival and Cinco De Mayo West Side. The SPFHF annually seeks new candidates to fill vacated Board Positions. We are looking for candidates who have been supporters of the SPFHF as past and current members, volunteers, community partners, sponsors or past uniform group
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Click below for a document designed to provide you information regarding Board obligations and Committee assignments. Board terms generally run for three years. (June-May)

Nomination Process:
If you are interested in becoming a new Board Member please provide a resume highlighting your past and present volunteer experiences, membership with past and current civic and charitable organizations. Your resume should also include a brief statement of your occupational job skills.
Along with your resume, include your responses to the following:
1. I am interested in serving on the SPFHF Board of Directors because…
2. I believe that my skills and experience in (for example – finance, marketing, membership development, fundraising, etc.) would benefit the Board of Directors because…
3. If elected to serve on the Board of Directors, I would like to serve on the following two board committees and two event committees and why. (for example – finance, marketing, membership development, fundraising, etc.) – see full list attached.

Please note that submitting information does not guarantee Board placement.  The Nomination and Board Development Committee will review all applicants with respect to the needs of the current Board of Directors.  This includes, but is not limited to, skills needed to carry out Board functions and strategic plans, representation of various groups, and ability to represent different
cultures, values, opinions and perspectives. 

Submit your information by April 10th to Deb Schaber at or SPFHF, 429 Landmark Center, 75 West 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102. Incomplete nomination materials submitted will not be considered. The Nomination and Board Development Committee will make its nomination recommendations to the current Board of Directors at the next Board meeting and voting will take place at the meeting. Notifications will take place following the next board meeting.


MORE INFORMATION – 20-21 Board Member Nomination Process and Expectations