Gulf Coast Community Services Association, Inc. (GCCSA, Inc.) is seeking candidates for a seat on its board of directors. The position will represent Under-Served Sector D, which encompasses the northwest quadrant of Harris County. This seat is one of four democratically elected positions voted by residents of a certain geographical area.
Candidates must be a resident of the Under-Served sector that he/she is seeking to represent. Individuals residing within any of the zip codes below are eligible to submit candidate applications:
GCCSA, Inc. creates pathways of opportunity for Houston’s vulnerable populations, with programs that include: Head Start and Early Head Start; scholarships for career, technical and vocational training with partner programs; continuing adult education courses; financial coaching; workforce development; and a robust food pantry.
Serving on GCCSA, Inc’s board of directors allows members to positively impact Agency programs that seek to serve vulnerable Harris County residents, be a voice for their neighbors, and interact with other leaders in Greater Houston.
Candidates must submit their applications by 5:00 p.m. on March 23, 2020.
Candidate Registration – Monday, March 9 to Monday, March 23, 2020
Candidates will have the opportunity to submit their name as a board candidate.
Candidate Orientation – Tuesday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Interested Candidates must attend a mandatory orientation facilitated by key members of the Leadership Team.
Campaign Season – Wednesday, April 15 – Friday, April 24, 2020
All registered Candidates receive an opportunity to present their case to the community for candidacy to GCCSA, Inc’s Board of Directors.
Election Day – Monday, April 27, 2020
Voters cast a ballot for the candidate of choice. The candidate with the most votes wins.
Seating of the Newly elected Under-Served Sector D, Board Member – Board meeting following the election
The victor is notified of the outcome and the logistics for the next meeting.