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A nine-member Executive Board, elected by membership, includes representation from the following sectors: parents, mental health, education, social service, public health, and community providers. The Board provides leadership and direction for programming and initiatives.

Overview of Job Description and Expectations

Purpose: To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of PACT for Families Collaborative so as to support the organization’s mission and needs.

Mission statement: Partners working together to strengthen families and support children in achieving their highest potential.

*Major responsibilities:

  • Organizational leadership and advisement
  • Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures
  • Financial management, including oversight of the budget
  • Oversight of grants and programs
  • Review of organizational and programmatic reports
  • Promotion of the organization

*Members of the board share these responsibilities while acting in the interest of PACT for Families. Each member is expected to make recommendations based on his or her experience and vantage point in the organization.

Meetings and time commitment:

  • The board meets the first Tuesday of each month from 11:30 – 2:00 at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar.
  • Committees of the board meet an average of four times per year, pending their respective work agenda.
  • Board members are asked to attend no more than two special meetings/events per year, as they are determined.

Expectations of board members:

  • Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able.
  • Participate on a standing committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary.
  • Help communicate and promote PACT for Families’ mission and programs to the larger membership.
  • Become familiar with PACT’s finances, budget, and financial/resource needs.