Montana FCCLA is a 501C3 whose legal governing body is the State Board of Directors (BOD).
The State Board of Directors is comprised of the following members:
- 6 chapter advisers of affiliated chapters (2 members elected annually for a three-year term)
- 1 business and industry representative (appointed for a three-year term)
- 1 secondary school administrator (appointed for a three-year term)
- Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Educator (appointed)
- State Adviser (OPI FCS Specialist)
- State Executive Council President
- State Executive Council Vice President of Finance
Per the Montana FCCLA Constitution, the primary duties of the State Board of Directors shall be to:
- Set policy related to programming
- Function in an oversight capacity for the organizations fiscal matters
- Be responsible for sound management
- Determine what business shall be brought before the assembled delegates
- Pass upon recommendations for honorary members and other state awards as needed
- Conduct such other business as necessary to further the progress of the association
Qualifications of BOD Members:
- A passion for youth development and Montana FCCLA.
- Time to devote to board duties, roles and responsibilities as outlined above.
- Ability to attend board and planning meetings. The BOD meets in-person in June and January each year with additional conference calls as needed. Travel reimbursed per the Montana FCCLA travel policy.
- Willingness to be a team member and dedicate the time necessary to become familiar with the purpose, operations, plan and programs of Montana FCCLA.
- Open mindedness and commitment to make the best decision for the whole organization.
- Ability to keep confidential information confidential.
- Contact Margie Chinadle, Chair, Montana FCCLA Board of Directors Nominating Committee Chair [email protected]
Online Nomination Forms must be submitted by March 1:Adviser