About the Onderful-World Society
Eternea’s Onderful-World Society is comprised of high net worth
individuals, major philanthropists and benefactors, celebrities, top
athletes, as well as prominent corporate and political leaders from
around the world. Patrons contributing major gifts and help promote Eternea's
cause to the general public are eligible for General Membership in the Onderful-World Society.
Top benefactors are eligible to serve as Governors on the Society’s
International Board of Governors and are known as “Governors”.
Governors are eligible to hold officer positions in affiliated Community
Guilds at the local level. The International Board of Governors oversees
and provides leadership to the Society as a whole. It also has direct
input concerning organizational policies and priorities through voting
representation on Eternea’s Executive Council.
The Society is primarily focused on growing Eternea’s inviolable
Frontier Science Endowment Fund through periodic goal-oriented capital
campaigns and major fund-raising events such black tie galas, high-end
auctions, golf tournaments lecture series, , private dinner parties,
salons, and the like. Annual interest proceeds from the Frontier
Science Endowment Fund are used to support research, education and
practical outreach initiatives sponsored by Eternea consistent with its
mission and vision. The Society sponsors formation of Community Guilds at the local
level. Guilds engage in Love in Action initiatives, local fund-raising
events, membership recruitment efforts and various kinds of educational
The Chairperson of the International Board of Governors is elected by
annually by fellow Governors. The International Chairperson of the Board
of Governors of the Onderful-World Society serves as a voting member of
Eternea’s Executive Council. Also, the General Membership in each
country elects a national President each year from among eligible
Governors in each particular country. Additionally, Community Guilds are
led by a President at the local level, elected each year by General
Members of the Society at the local level from among eligible Governors
in that particular locale.
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International Board of Governors & Local Community Chapters
Members of the Onderful-World Society are stewards and
ambassadors of Eternea, offering their diverse talents and perspectives
to enliven its vision and mission. Functioning as friend-raisers and
fund-raisers, they play a significant role in energizing, sustaining and
growing Eternea for the benefit of all earth’s inhabitants.
Members of the Society come from many countries and backgrounds. They
share several qualities:
- They have a passion for Eternea’s mission and vision
- They are leaders modeling Eternea’s principles for others
- They are relationship-builders in their communities and around
- They are personal supporters through their major gifts,
participation in programs, and investment of time to develop its
resources and infrastructure
Overview of Responsibilities, Expectations and Benefits
- Members of the Society contribute substantially to Eternea and
its Frontier Science Endowment Fund. They make significant annual
gifts and/or planned gifts to aid the cause.
- Members are invited to attend or participate in programs
produced by Eternea or by its affiliates and collaborators.
- Members are invited to attend special events such as private
lectures or dinners exclusively for them.
- Members recommend programming, policies and priorities for
adoption by Eternea.
- Members participate in fund raising activities, whether hosting
events privately, or volunteering and networking on behalf of
Eternea for special events, or by making individual calls on friends
and colleagues, or by encouraging planned gifts, or by other
creative and attractive means to engage prospective donors and
friends for Eternea.
Gift GuideGift Guidelines
For more information about General Membership in the Onderful-World Society , please contact John Audette directly at 305-785-8964.
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