Do You See Yourself as a Board Director?

 

PENN SACCA is currently soliciting nominations for its Board of Directors. We are looking for professionals with a background in school-age care, strong leadership abilities, a commitment to Out-of-School-Time (OST) professionals, and a desire to help promote the mission of PENN SACCA.

Our Mission: To guide, champion, and represent OST professionals.


The benefits of becoming a director for the PENN SACCA Board include:

  • Leadership opportunities in the field of school-age child care (SACC)
  • Unique networking opportunities with other professionals who are dedicated to the advancement of OST professionals
  • Up-to-date information on federal and state issues affecting the OST profession
  • An outlet for making contributions to the OST profession
  • Meeting the professional development requirements for Keystone STARS

 

The responsibilities of a director include:

  • Providing energy, ideas, creativity, team spirit, and commitment to the recognition and advancement of OST professionals
  • Regular participation in PENN SACCA meetings, including face-to-face, conference calls, and the annual meeting. The board meets six (6) times per year
  • Active participation in one of the standing committees of the board: Advocacy, Communications/Membership, Finance, Governance, or Professional Development
  • Maintaining Comprehensive membership in PENN SACCA. Your membership must be current to apply.

Criteria for nominees:

  • No more than one individual from the same agency or organization may be nominated.
  • Is representative of the diversity of PENN SACCA’s membership in regards to organizational size, type of providers, gender, race, geography, etc. PENN SACCA is currently seeking nominees from the North East and Central areas of PA.
  • The nominee will be requested to submit written acceptance along with his/her resume that details the individual's involvement and commitment to OST and a photo in jpg format.

 

Skills desired to complement the current board directors:

  • Fundraising, Marketing, Investing, Bookkeeping/Accounting, Financial Management, Influence with Business/Financial Community
  • Advocacy Experience
  • Bylaws, Legal Issues Relating to Boards
  • Web Development, Constant Contact, Social Media
  • Experience with Board Professional Development
  • Grant Writing
  • Detail Orientated, Organizational Skills

Term

We are soliciting members for a three-year term, beginning January 19, 2017. You can nominate yourself, or another qualified professional by completing the attached Board Candidate Nominating Form. We currently have up to 5 openings for new directors.

 

Commitments

Note: Due to attendance requirements and costs regarding travel, meals, and lodging for PENN SACCA’s meetings and conference, it is imperative that you have the support of your superior(s) prior to making a commitment to becoming a director on the PENN SACCA Board. See the 2017 Meeting Schedule below for details of board meetings.

 

2017 MEETING SCHEDULE FOR PENN SACCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Approved 11-10-16

Date

Who

Type

Time

Location

January 19, 2017

Executive Committee,

New Board of Directors

Mentors

 

 

Conference calls

With new PENN SACCA directors

Orientation, set up mentors and determine interests and qualifications for Committee work

10:00 a.m.- Noon

 

Your Desk

February,16 2017

Board of Directors

Face-to-Face

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Camp Hill/Harrisburg Area

Pending Confirmation

March 2017

Committee members – each committee meets

Face-to-Face, go to meeting, or conference call

To be determined by committee

TBD

May 18, 2017

Board of Directors

Face to Face

10:a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Bedford Hoss’s

4308 Business 220

Bedford, PA 15522

814-623-2793

April/May/June 2017

Committee members – each committee meets

Face-to-Face, go to meeting, or conference call

To be determined by committee

TBD

July 20, 2017

Board of Directors

Virtual Meeting

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

At your desk

July/August/September 2017

Committee members – each committee meets

Face-to-Face, go to meeting, or conference call

To be determined by committee

TBD

September 28, 2017

Board of Directors

Conference Call

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

At your desk

October/November/December 2017

Committee members – each committee meets

Face-to-Face, go to meeting, or conference call

To be determined by committee

TBD

November  9, 2017

Board of Directors

Face-to-Face

2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Red Lion Inn

4751 Lindle Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111

November 10, 2017

All PENN SACCA Members

Annual Meeting

Lunch

Red Lion Inn

4751 Lindle Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111

 

Note: All meetings are on Thursdays.

Please note the following meeting attendance policy according to our bylaws:

Section 4.01.

If a director is absent three (3) times from the approved scheduled board meetings within a 12-month period, the director will be deemed to have resigned and the position will be declared vacant. Attendance is defined as full participation in the approved scheduled board meetings including type, location, and time. (Amended 1-19-12)

 

Timeline for Board Elections

Items

Date Due

Board Candidate Nominating Form

December 15, 2016

 

First Board Meeting for New Directors

January 19, 2017

Please consider taking the time to invest in this worthwhile opportunity and sharing your skills to strengthen the SACC profession!

 

Complete the Board Candidate Nominating Form in Word format.

Send the form to: Lindsey Perry at Lindseymarie3103@gmail.com by December 15, 2016.

 

Click Here for the Board Candidate Nominating Form

 

Questions?

Contact: Lindsey Perry

Email: Lindseymarie3103@gmail.com