2021 - 2023 FHSA Board of Directors Nominations

Call for Nominations to serve on the FHSA Board of Directors is NOW OPEN! 

This is your opportunity to be part of the leadership that moves the association forward. The FHSA Nominating Committee is seeking self-nominations for individuals with leadership and management experience to serve on the 2021- 2023 Board of Directors. DEADLINE: August 27, 2021.

Available Seats and Terms: Two (2) FHSA Director Seats to be filled by a qualified Director of a Head Start/Early Head Start program from the following regions (each seat is a two-year term of service)

  • Head Start/Early Head Start Director from the Southeast region (counties: Indian River, Okeechobee St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward)
  • Head Start/Early Head Start Director from the Suncoast region (counties: Pasco, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Manatee, Sarasota, DeSoto, Charlotte, Glades, Lee, Hendry, Collier) 

and two (2) FHSA Board Director-At-Large seats to be filled by qualified members from a Head Start/Early Head Start program in a Staff or Parent role or is a member of FHSA under the Individual or Corporate Friends level. 

Please Note: Grantees, Programs, & Agencies are limited to one representative serving on the Board of Directors at any given time. 

To apply, please review the criteria below and complete the nomination form by August 27, 2021.

Board terms begin October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2023.

Criteria to Serve:  

  1. Selfless commitment to the mission for FHSA beyond personal gain, status, or affiliation. 
  2. Ability to think clearly and creatively, analyze issues and problems, work collaboratively with people, and communicate respect for differing views. 
  3. Honesty, sensitivity, responsibility, dependability, initiative, understanding, patience, community-building skills, and personal integrity. 
  4. Association membership dues must be paid in full prior to installation each year. 

To apply: 

  • Download the Nomination Packet
  • Complete the Nomination Form (online form)
  • Return the Board Commitment Form and support letter for Staff and Parent seats.

Questions? Contact Wanda Minick at [email protected] or call (850) 694-6477