Dear Ms. Nance,
I am writing to apply for the Board Director opening now available with Dartmouth College.
I have a degree in Business Administration and a long teaching career here at Dartmouth College, where I have earned an exceptional reputation for my commitment and support of the school. I am currently a board member and I would like to continue supporting the college by becoming the director of the board.
During my years of teaching and serving as a board member, I have gained extensive knowledge of our school. I have the ability to represent the college in a professional manner and I can help promote the college to build up its reputation and encourage growth.
I have excellent decision-making skills along with the ability to work together with others and the ability to speak and write fluently, which makes working in a group setting much easier. I have experience planning school projects and the ability to monitor them to determine how effective they are. I can also make changes where they are needed.
I have extensive knowledge working with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and a variety of other programs. I have the ability to manage the budget and to help determine how the funds should be distributed based on where they are needed the most. My leadership skills in addition to the years spent teaching at our college qualifies me to hold this title and I hope that you will consider me for the job.
Please call (555)-555-5555 to arrange a meeting where we can discuss the details of this position in person.
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