Board Application Packet
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
2020 BOARD OF DIRECTOR ELECTIONS

Dear Member:

Thank you for your interest in running for a position on the CAMFT Board of Directors. We appreciate your willingness to volunteer your leadership services to CAMFT.   

ABOUT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Governing Board

The CAMFT Board is a “governing” board. A governing board helps create the vision, mission, values, and policies for the organization and ensures that the principles and finances are properly respected. The Board, itself, does not actively run programs and services.

If you have questions about Board service, please contact Andrea Redd at aredd@camft.org. If you would like to observe a Board meeting as a guest, please see the  Board Meeting schedule.

OPEN POSITIONS FOR THE 2020-2021 CAMFT BOARD
Term of office begins June 1, 2019 for the following positions:


ELIGIBILITY
Per the CAMFT Bylaws, Article VI, Section C(2) and C(3),

  • Clinical members who wish to be placed on the ballot by petition must have been a voting member of CAMFT for at least two years upon taking office, or must have been a Pre-Licensed member and voting member consecutively for at least two years immediately prior to taking office.
  • No person shall serve on the Board for more than four consecutive years, except that a person who has served four years may run for President-Elect.

BOARD MEMBER TIME COMMITMENT
As a Board member, you will be expected to attend the following:

  • Quarterly Meetings (Board meetings begin Saturday morning and end on Sunday afternoon. Board members arrive on the Friday evening prior to participate in “Board-to-Board” receptions with local Chapter leaders.)
    • June 6-7, 2020
    • September 12-13, 2020
    • December 5-6, 2020
    • March 2021 (exact dates to be determined)
  • 2021 Chapter Leadership Conference and CAMFT Connects – February, 2021
  • Sacramento Fly-In – March, 2021
  • DC Fly-In – April/May, 2021
  • 2021 Annual Conference – April, 2021

Additional time commitments include:

  • Attendance at Chapter meetings, as needed
  • Interacting with the local offices of state and federal legislators to educate the legislators and staff about the work of LMFTs and CAMFT
  • April 30 - May 2, 2020 Annual Conference (Incoming Board members are eligible to receive complimentary registration but are responsible for all other associated expenses, as term of office does not begin until June 1, 2020.)

Board members are reimbursed for attendance at events per the CAMFT Board and Committee Reimbursement Policy .

BOARD MEMBER CONSENT FORMS
Each Board member is expected to adhere to and sign the following:

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application
Download and complete the 2020-2021 Application. Full and complete applications, including references and resume, must be received by the CAMFT Administrative office by 4:30 pm on Friday, October 25, 2019.

Interview
All applicants must interview with the Nominating Committee in person (see the Nominee Interviews for CAMFT Board of Directors Policy). The Nominating Committee will interview applicants on the following dates:

Applicants will be notified of their scheduled interview time on October 30, 2018, and are responsible for their own travel expenses for this interview. The slate of candidates will be selected following completion of these interviews.

  • November 22, 2019  – Northern California Applicants (Oakland)
  • December 6,2019 – Southern California Applicants (Newport Beach)

Applicants will be notified of their scheduled interview time on October 29, 2019, and are responsible for their own travel expenses for this interview.  The slate of candidates will be selected following completion of these interviews.

Petition Process
If you wish to have your name on the ballot by petition instead of nomination, please follow these guidelines:

  • Petitions with all signatures must be submitted to the CAMFT Administrative office by 4:30 pm on Monday, January 20, 2020.
  • Validity of signatures
    • All signatures on petitions must have been obtained between April 20, 2019 and January 20, 2020 to be valid.
    • Clinical members must submit a petition with a minimum of 424 signatures. (This number represents 2% of the applicable voting membership on April 22, 2018.)
    • Pre-Licensed members must submit a petition with a minimum of 187 signatures. (This represents 2% of the applicable voting membership on April 20, 2019.)
  • Eligibility
    • Clinical members who wish to be placed on the ballot by petition must have been a voting member of CAMFT for at least two years upon taking office, or must have been a Pre-Licensed member and voting member consecutively for at least two years immediately prior to taking office.
    • No person shall serve on the Board for more than four consecutive years, except that a person who has served four years may run for President-Elect.
  • Use the 2020-2021 Petition Guidelines and Form to gather signatures.

Additional Information

Thank you again, for your interest in serving CAMFT!

Sincerely,
CAMFT Nominating Committee