Get involved in strengthening the lives of
those we love. If you are interested in
David or Patti at 361-852-9665
2017 Board of Directors
Emilia C Richard
Board of Directors
Get involved in strengthening the lives of those we love. Family Counseling Service has openings for
new Board members. Please contact David or Patti at Phone Number: 361-852-9665 or print and fill out
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We are looking for leaders who have a desire to make an impact within the community by working with an
organization with an indisputable reputation for changing persons lives one family at a time. We encourage
applicants from varied and diverse backgrounds and/or experience.
Interested person should print the application and submit a letter of interest describing involvement(s) in
civic activities, experiences, and how own personal knowledge would contribute to improving the role of
FCS and the community. Once completed and after reading the terms described below; submit to:
Attention: FCS Board of Directors
3833 South Staples, Suite S203
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411
The Board of Directors of Family Counseling Service shall be a self-perpetuating, legally responsible
governing body serving as a link between the agency and the community. It shall consist of at least 16
The Board assumes responsibility for policy development of the agency by adopting policies and reviewing
policies when legal requirements or regulations change (or a minimum of every four years).
Keeping the mission of the agency in mind, the Board of Directors also assumes responsibility for
monitoring and evaluating the Executive Director, planning for the organization’s long term direction and
the future as part of the planning and quality improvement process, overseeing financial management and
ensuring that the use of resources and service delivery benefit the community.
The office of each member of the Board of Directors shall be 3 years (some exceptions apply). Members
shall be elected by the Board of Directors. Nominations shall be announced during the December Board
meeting with election following. Members can be nominated at any time during the year. Members shall be
eligible for re-election, provided that after membership on the Board for nine consecutive years, there shall
be a period of one year before any person may be re-elected to the Board. An exception of one additional
term can be made if a Board member is in rotation as President-Elect/President, Past President.
1) A genuine interest in community problems.
2) Varied interests and contacts in the community.
3) A willingness to devote sufficient time to give adequate and active attention to his/her responsibility as a
4) Regular attendance of monthly meetings as well as additional meeting times may also be required.
Any Director absenting himself/herself from three regular meetings of the Board within a calendar year
without reasonable excuse acceptable to the Board shall atomically forfeit Board membership.
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