Board Member Responsibilities

Board members have a fiduciary responsibility to guide the organization toward a sustainable future. The Board adopts sound governance and financial management policies and makes sure there are adequate resources to advance the Lakeside mission.

The Short and Long-Term Strategic Priorities approved by the Board of Directors in 2021 are:

  • Restore the safe use of the lakefront facilities.
  • Support annual operations, facility maintenance, and capital expenditures with financial and fundraising plans.
  • Grow the customer base with a multi-year marketing plan.
  • Improve the guest experience through upgraded digital technology.
  • Engage future generations of Lakesiders via enhanced intergenerational self-discovery programs.
  • Create a clear set of historic preservation standards and processes.
  • Celebrate the rich cultural, historic, and religious heritage of Lakeside Chautauqua through a season-long celebration of our 150th Anniversary in 2023.
  • Improve the entry experience and safe flow of traffic.
  • Prevent the further erosion of the shoreline and expand lakefront facilities and recreational programming.
  • Upgrade and expand guest housing facilities.
  • Develop and implement an asset management plan prioritizing upgrades of existing facilities and infrastructure.
  • Expand upon Lakeside’s traditional summer season.
  • Identify growth opportunities that support Lakeside’s mission and vision.

Click below to download a PDF document of the Board's 2021 strategic priorities.

2021 Strategic Plan Priorities

To apply for Board membership download a Board Application and return it to:

Lakeside Chautauqua, Attention: Board of Directors, 236 Walnut Avenue, Lakeside, Ohio 43440.

2021-2022 Lakeside Chautauqua Board of Directors