Wood County Seniors and Community Leaders are encouraged to become a candidate to serve on the WCCOA Governing Board for a two year term beginning January 1, 2020. Candidates must be Wood County residents and at least 60 years old or community leaders. There are five elected positions open. If you are interested, or know someone who might be, please go to the website at www.wccoa.net to download a nomination form, or contact the Wood County Senior Center at 419-353-5661 or 1-800-367-4935. Completed forms must be returned to the Nomination Committee Chair, WCCOA, 305 North Main Street, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 on or before August 9, 2019.
The Governing Board sets policies and conducts the affairs of the WCCOA. Board members are expected to attend the monthly Board meeting and to serve on at least one committee. Other important Board responsibilities include:
- Support the WCCOA mission, strategic planning goals and program activities.
- Maintain fiduciary responsibility, including establishing a budget, assuring legal needs are met, and providing stability and viability of the WCCOA.
- Attend monthly Governing Board meetings held the second Wednesday of each month.
- Attend an Orientation Session for new Board members.
- Financially contribute to fund-raising campaigns and the Friends of WCCOA based on personal ability.
- Serve as an “ambassador” for WCCOA to the public at large, encourage understanding of agency programs and challenges, and stimulate participation of seniors 60 and older.
Elections will take place in November with installation in December and the first board meeting in January, 2020. If you have questions feel free to contact Sue Hart-Douglas, WCCOA Nominating Committee Chair at the previously given address.
The mission of the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., shall be to provide older adults with services and programs which empower them to remain independent and improve the quality of their lives.
For information on programs and services, please contact the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., at (419) 353-5661, (800) 367-4935 or www.wccoa.net.