Colorado Counseling Association

2020-2021 Governing Council Elections


2020-2021 Election Term

The Colorado Counseling Association accepted nominations for the following roles:

  • President-Elect-Elect for the 2020-2021 Governing Council year (President of the 2022-2023 Governing Council year)
  • Secretary for the 2020-2021 Governing Council year
  • Northern Regional Chair for the 2020-2021 Governing Council year
  • Southern Regional Chair for the 2020-2021 Governing Council year
  • Outreach Coordinator for the 2020-2021 Governing Council year

CCA is led by a dedicated group of volunteer officers; including "appointed" as well as "elected" Governing Council positions. The Governing Council serves as the legislative body of CCA and carries out the powers and functions outlined in CCA's official Bylaws and Policies and Procedures.


Nomination Form

All nominations are submitted through the form below. Nominations will be accepted through June 19th, 2020. For detailed information on the requirements of each open position, please see the position descriptions below the form.

Required field(s) are indicated by an *.


Position Descriptions

President-Elect Elect

The President-Elect-Elect term begins on July 1st, 2020.

The President-Elect-Elect will begin their role as President-Elect on July 1st, 2021, and as President on July 1st, on 2022

  • Shadows President-Elect during their term in order to prepare for their leadership term.
  • Develops an annual to-do-list for their year to come in order to ensure success for their term.
  • Holds and maintains an LPC in compliance with the highest regard to ethical and legal standards.
  • Attends the ACA Annual Conference and represent the organization at the Western Region Meeting.
  • Makes good-faith efforts to attend all CCA trainings, events, and conferences (free of charge).
  • Assists in conference preparation and development.

Must be a current member of CCA to apply. LPC required.


Secretary

The Secretary term begins on July 1st, 2020, ending on June 30th, 2021.

With the approval of the Governing Council, this position may be maintained beyond a one year term limit. Estimated monthly time commitment: 2 hours.

The role of the secretary is to support the President and Executive Director in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Governing Council.

Must be a current member of CCA to apply.

The Secretary:

  • Prepares agendas in consultation with the President and Executive Director.
  • Circulates agendas and any supporting papers in good time.
  • Receives agenda items from other committee members.
  • Checks that quorum is present.
  • Drafts and circulates minute meetings to all committee members.
  • Ensures that the chair signs the minutes once they have been approved.
  • Checks that council members have carried out action(s) agreed upon in meetings.
  • Circulates agendas and minutes of Governing Council Meetings.
  • Ensures up-to-date records are kept of committee membership.
  • Ensures arrangements for meetings are met (booking the room, arranging for equipment and refreshments, organizing facilities for those with special needs, etc).
  • Attends all Governing Council meetings, in person or remotely.


Regional Liaison

(Northern and Southern)

Regional Liaison terms begin on July 1st, 2020, ending on June 30th, 2021.  

Regional Liaison represent the needs and interests of professional counselors in their respective region through advocacy and voting rights on the Governing Council. Three regions are represented on the Governing Council: Western, Northern, and Southern. The Northern and Southern position are open for nominations. Estimated monthly time commitment: 3 hours.

Must be a current member of CCA to apply. LPC required.

Regional Liaison:

  • Represent the needs of professional counselors in their respective region.
  • Identify potential training and conference venues, topics, and opportunities within their respective region, liaising with the Executive Director and President as needed.
  • Attend all Governing Council meetings, in person or remotely.
  • Communicate effectively the vision and purpose of the organization.
  • Advocate for and represent the organization at external meetings and events.
  • Are aware of current issues that might affect the organization.
  • Hold and maintain an LPC in compliance with the highest regard to ethical and legal standards.
  • Understanding regional challenges, good-faith efforts are made to attend all CCA trainings, events, and conferences (free of charge).
  • Organize training and education opportunities for their respective region.
  • Compile a list of regional hospitals, community agencies and centers that can be a resource to those within their respective region.

Outreach Coordinator

Outreach Coordinator terms begins on July 1st, 2020, ending on June 30th, 2021.  

The Outreach Coordinator raises funds or otherwise solicits and gathers monetary donations or other gifts for CCA as a 501c3. May design and produce promotional materials. May also raise awareness of the organization's work, goals, and financial needs.Estimated monthly time commitment: 6 hours.

Must be a current member of CCA to apply.

  • Research prospective donors, sponsors, and vendors
  • Create a strong fundraising message that appeals to potential donors, sponsors, and vendors
  • Identify and contact potential donors, sponsors, and vendors
  • Maintain records of donor, vendor, and sponsor  information
  • Evaluate the success of previous fundraising events
  • Train volunteers in donor, sponsor, and vendor relation