The Capital Area Community Action Agency Board of Directors is the Governing Board of the Agency responsible for ensuring effective policies and oversight for operations, sound financial management, efficient delivery of service, and planning in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to these funds. The Board actively recruits members from the following sectors of the community:
Public Sector – up to one-third of the members of the Board may be elected public officials/bodies or their appointed designee;
Poor Sector – At least one-third of the members are persons chosen in accordance with democratic selection procedures adequate to assure that they are representative of the poor in the area served; and
Private Sector – the remainder of the members are officials or members of business, industry, labor, religious, welfare, education, or other major groups and interests in the community. Except as otherwise provided herein, the particular group, community or private organization from which the member is to serve shall be determined by a majority vote of the Board, upon a recommendation from the Executive Committee.
A full term of office is three years from the date of acceptance of a member onto the Board. No member of the Board may serve for more than two consecutive full or partial terms (6 years maximum), regardless of the sector of representation. Regular Board meetings are held bi-monthly on the 4th Tuesday at a time and place designated by the Board.