Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors work diligently to govern the activities of WICAP Administered Programs
WE USE THE TRADITIONAL COMMUNITY ACTION TRI-PARTITE BOARD COMPILED OF THREE SECTORS: PUBLIC, LOW-INCOME, AND PRIVATE.
THIS IS A FEDERAL MANDATE THAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COMMUNITY SERVICE BLOCK GRANT ACT.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The first third of the total governing board and County Advisory Committees come from the public sector. All representatives must be from the area they represent. If a local elected official is not available, the local governmental body may select an appointed public official to serve. Either one shall have either general governmental responsibilities or responsibilities which require them to deal with poverty-related issues.
The second third of the total governing board and County Committees must be from the low—income sector and selected by democratic process, by the low-income. All must be residents of the area. The election process used must assure maximum possible involvement of low-income individuals as a group. If another group of the organized low-income petition is to be represented on the Board under the low-income sector, that group plus the group voting under these regulations will be considered by the Board. In accordance with the WICAP By-Laws, the term of office is two years with a two-term limit.
The last third of the total governing board and County Committees must be from the private sector which includes representatives from business, industry, labor, religion (not individual church), welfare, education, minority groups, or organizations in the community. They are approved by the Board of Directors from letters of recommendation from the individual groups listed.
Board meetings are held the last Thursday of every month at noon in our administrative building.
Laure Hershman - Board President