Seeking Governing Board

SEK-CAP SEEKING GOVERNING BOARD NOMINEES

Girard – Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP), a 501(c) 3 not for profit organization, is seeking names for nomination and election to the SEK-CAP Governing Board of Directors from the public sector.  As a Community Action Agency, SEK-CAP conforms to federal legislation requiring a tri-partite board of directors, with equal representation from the low-income community, elected public officials, and the private sector.

SEK-CAP has one vacancy on their nine-member board, and seeks an elected public official or representative of an elected official to serve.  The candidate must be an elected public official, holding office on the date of selection, or their representative.  Further, the nominee must

:•    Express interest in assisting disadvantaged citizens by taking a leadership role;
•    Demonstrate a strong interest in community capacity building around the issues of poverty;
•    Have a history of accomplishment in community services; and
•    Reside within SEK-CAP’s twelve county service region.


Interested elected officials may submit their name, or the name of their representative, for consideration by printing and filling out the “SEK-CAP Board of Directors Nomination Form” found at, www.sek-cap.com.  Submissions must be transmitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to SEK-CAP, PO Box 128, Girard, Kansas, 66743, and postmarked before February 23, 2015.  Alternately, to learn more about this governance opportunity, an elected public official may directly contact SEK-CAP Executive Director, Steve Lohr, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by calling 620-724-8204, extension 1015.

Board positions are non-salaried. The full board meets at minimum six times annually, on the third Thursday of alternating months, beginning in January, from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm; attendance at these meetings is critical to the mission of the organization. Board members may be reimbursed for travel and other reasonable expenses incurred while attending meetings and transacting the business of SEK-CAP.

Seeking Governing Board

PRESS RELEASE

 

SEEKING GOVERNING BOARD CANDIDATES

 

Girard – Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP), a 501(c) 3 not for profit agency, is seeking names for consideration as a candidate for election to the SEK-CAP Governing Board of Directors.  As a Community Action Agency, SEK-CAP conforms to federal legislation requiring a tri-partite board of directors, with equal representation from the private sector, the low-income sector, and elected public officials.

SEK-CAP has one vacancy on the nine-member board and is seeking one qualified individual to represent the private sector.  Names of interested candidates submitted for consideration will represent the views and interests of the general public of Southeast Kansas. Furthermore, they must:
•    Express interest in assisting disadvantaged citizens by taking a leadership role.
•    Demonstrate a strong interest in community capacity building around the issues of poverty.
•    Have a history of accomplishment in community services.
•    Reside within SEK-CAP’s twelve-county service area, which includes the counties of Allen, Bourbon, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Labette, Linn, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson, and Woodson.


Interested parties may submit a name for consideration by printing and filling out the “SEK-CAP Board of Directors Nomination Form” found at, www.sek-cap.com, under the “About Us-Board of Directors” section. Submissions must be transmitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to SEK-CAP, P.O. Box 128, Girard, Kansas, 66743, and postmarked before November 15, 2011.

The board position is non-salaried. The full board meets at minimum six times annually in Girard, on the third Thursday of alternating months, beginning in January, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Board members may be reimbursed for travel and other reasonable expenses incurred while attending meetings and transacting the business of SEK-CAP.

Question about this governance opportunity and the election process may be directed to Steve Lohr, Executive Director, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by calling 620-724-8204, extension 1015.