Leggett Seeks Applicants for Collaboration Council
The Board of Directors of the Montgomery County Collaboration Council has three vacancies for private sector members. The council acts as the Local Management Board for Montgomery County.
The board of this quasi-public nonprofit corporation has nine private sector members and 12 members representing public child-serving agencies. Private sector applicants may be:
- Advocates for services to children, youth and families
- Providers of services for children and families (employees of private non-profit agencies that receive county or council funding are ineligible)
- Parents of children who receive or have recently received services of the type funded by the Local Management Board
- Individuals between 18 and 25 years old
- Business owners and managers, or
- Leaders of civic, community service and religious organizations.
The primary function of the board is to oversee and govern all aspects of the council's programs, management and finances. Members ensure children, youth and families have a local, interagency service delivery system that works with service providers, policy makers and community leaders. The Collaboration Council is responsible for assessing community needs, identifying priorities, targeting resources, and monitoring service delivery to ensure that children and families get the services and support they need.
Members serve three-year terms without compensation, but are eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for meetings attended. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of January, March, May, June, September, and November from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Rockville. Members are expected to serve on board committees.
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Applicants of diverse backgrounds, professions, gender, geography, disability and ethnicity are encouraged to apply. An application, consisting of a brief cover letter and resume, should be sent by mail to County Executive Isiah Leggett, 101 Monroe St., 2nd Floor, Rockville, MD 20850, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Home and employment addresses, as well as contact phone numbers and email addresses should be included. If appropriate, applicants should indicate the position for which they are applying.
Members of county boards, committees and commissions may not serve on more than one such group at a time. Leggett’s appointments are subject to confirmation by the County Council. Applications of individuals selected for appointment are made public as part of the confirmation process.