The end of the year is approaching, which means elections are near for the 2020 HPCIA Board of Directors. Those who are interested in serving on the HPCIA Board of Directors are encouraged to submit their nomination to the HPCIA Nomination Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested members may nominate themselves for any position or be nominated. Please note, candidates must be active HPCIA members and must maintain their membership throughout their term.
The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2020 HPCIA Board of Directors is November 12, 2019. Elections will be held in December of this year.
The 2020 Board of Directors will be made up of seven people. Each person on the board will be expected to dedicate 4-10 hours a week on HPCIA activities. Each board members will serve a one-year term from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. No compensation is provided for any Board position, these are volunteer positions only.
A description of the HPCIA Board positions are outlined below:
The President shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee and shall be empowered to call special meetings of HPCIA and to break tie votes of the members. In addition, the President shall be authorized to make expenditures for HPCIA within limit established by the Board of Directors, and serve as general spokesperson and liaison for the association. The President shall notify the Board of Directors of all official activities. The president shall appoint two HPCIA representatives to the Board of Directors of HPLC, Inc., one of whom shall serve as a board member-at-large. The president may make other appointments as necessary with Board approval.
Note: According to HPCIA By-Laws, presidential candidates should have served on the HPCIA Board of Directors one-year previously.
Vice President – Community Planning & Development
The Vice President – Community Planning & Development shall head the Planning and Development Committee and spearhead the process of developing and refining the long-term community plans and goals of the association. The Vice President – Community Planning & Development shall be ex-officio member of all committees, shall encourage regular participation of all active members, and shall such other duties as may be prescribed by the President. The Vice President – Community Planning & Development shall be responsible for arranging topics or speakers for monthly community meetings.
Vice President – Learning Center
The Vice President – Learning Center shall be one of the two people appointed by the President to serve on the HPLC, Inc. Board of Directors. He shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the President.
The Treasurer shall have the authority and responsibility for the receipt, disbursement and safekeeping of the funds and securities of HPCIA and for keeping the Board of Directors informed at all times as to the financial health of HPCIA. The Treasurer, working with the President, shall make written reports of the receipts and disbursements at each regularly scheduled meeting of the Board. The Treasurer’s records shall always be open for inspection with the exception of personnel records. The Treasurer shall also oversee any audit requested by the Board of Directors and performed by an independent accountant or an accredited certified public accountant. The Treasurer shall be responsible for recommending to the Directors the investment of funds of HPCIA and present a review of the performance of investments at the annual meeting and from time to time.
The Secretary shall keep the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Directors and shall cause to be kept the minutes of the Executive Committee meetings and shall be the custodian of all records not specifically assigned to the custody of others. The Secretary shall conduct or be the custodian of all correspondence of HPCIA and shall perform such other duties as the President may prescribe.
At-Large Board Member (2 positions)
The At-Large Board will assist the HPCIA Board with as-needed operational responsibilities (i.e., membership, land use, voting, special projects) based on the Board’s focus/goals for the year. The person that fulfills this role would need to be able to run a Community or Board meeting if needed, represent HPCIA at NPU-E an meeting and/or manage one or more of the HPCIA committees. In addition, one of the at-large board members will be appointed to serve on the Home Park Learning Center, Inc. Board of Directors along with the VP, Learning Center. Ideally, the At Large member would have held a couple of positions on the Board or on HPCIA committees with 2 or 3 years of HPCIA involvement to offer experience and history to the Board.