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Join Our Leadership Board


2021 is an election year and we're looking for some new faces to join our Leadership Board.

All the positions listed below are available for nominations and self nominations. Please be mindful of the duties of the role in addition to the length of term they must serve. The equivalent of one term is from July 1st to June 30th. For each term served, you can claim up to 10 CEUs. All of those interested must be a Florida Career Development Association (FCDA) member or will have acquired membership by the election month (April/May). If you're not a member, you can join here as well as read about the membership requirements. If you already have a leadership position in mind, you may apply for it here.

If you have any questions, please contact Jackie Gill at FCDAmembership@gmail.com.

Before scrolling down, take a look at our bylaws here.

President-Elect (Vice President)
Provides assistance with leadership for the organization and supports the President, Board and Committees with implementation of the mission of programs. Performs presidential responsibilities when the President is not available. Assists President with presidential and other specified duties. Works closely with President to develop and implement succession plans for Board and Committee Chair positions. Assists in the recruitment of committee chairs. Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the President. Document tasks for ease of transition for successors. Attends all Board meetings. 

Qualifications: Be an active member in good status within the Florida Counseling Association (FCA), Florida Career Development Association (FCDA) and within the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Experience serving in a leadership position within FCDA preferred yet not mandatory. 

Term(s): Three (3) year leadership term (one year as President-Elect, another year as President, and the following year as Past-President).

Secretary
Keeps a monthly record of the proceedings of the Executive Board and monthly business meetings. Also prepares correspondence as directed by the President or the Executive Board. 

Qualifications: Be an active member in good status within the Florida Counseling Association (FCA), Florida Career Development Association (FCDA) and within the National Career Development Association (NCDA). 

Terms(s): Two (2) year leadership term. Subject to appointment for an additional term of one (1) year.                                                         

Treasurer
Assists in the preparation of budgets for the association and its committees. Also follows the accepted procedures, according to FCA and NCDA for handling the funds of the association. Prepares quarterly and final annual report due June 30th for the membership, FCDA Executive Board and FCA. 

Qualifications: Be an active member in good status within the Florida Counseling Association (FCA), Florida Career Development Association (FCDA) and within the National Career Development Association (NCDA).

Term(s): Two (2) year leadership term. Subject to appointment for an additional term of one (1) year. 

Professional Development Chair
Provides direction and oversight for FCDA professional development to engage membership events. Assess needs and preferences of membership for annual and professional development opportunities. Partners with Executive Board to determine event dates, times, presentation topics, formats, fees and budgets. Determines and meets necessary criteria to become eligible for CEUs. Also reserves event facilities. Establishes subcommittees and recruits volunteers (i.e. Marketing, Registration and CEUs, Set-Up, Technology etc). 

Qualifications: Be an active member in good status within the Florida Counseling Association (FCA) and the Florida Career Development Association (FCDA). 

Term(s): Two (2) year leadership term. Subject to appointment for an additional term of one (1) year. 

More than one position catch your eye? Don't worry, you can apply for more than one. We ask, though, that you rank them with your most preferred being the first. 

Remember, one term (July 1st to June 30th) is worth up to 10 CEUs

Don't forget you can also nominate others!

Apply here

Good luck! 

                 




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