TFG holds eleven appointed positions for board members. Each board member is slated for a three-year term and may serve an additional three-year term if appointed and inclined to continue. Serving as a board member of TFG is a rewarding experience that also holds great responsibilities regarding duty of care, faith, and loyalty to The Fostered Gift as a nonprofit organization and to its charitable mission. All board members are expected to sign and uphold the TFG Code of Ethics and comply with all established Bylaws and policies of the organization as well as all local, state, and federal laws. The duties of a board member include directing the overall mission and vision of the organization, providing organizational oversight, participating in strategic planning, assessing the organization's reach, process, and fiscal health, and acting as a faithful and just steward of the assets of TFG. All board members will complete a background check as required.