CRCC INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR AN AT-LARGE DIRECTOR POSITION ON CRCC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The CRCC Governance Committee is pleased to announce it is currently accepting applications to fill two At-Large Director positions on the Board of the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC).

The application period will be open from October 13, 2014 to December 5, 2014 at 5:00 pm CT.  The Governance Committee will only consider applications submitted by this deadline when developing a slate of candidates to present to the Board of Directors.

Qualities & Characteristics

In preparing the best slate of candidates for the open Board seats, the Governance Committee will be looking for applicants with specific knowledge/expertise, core competencies, and skills/experience in one or more of the following areas:

·       Business/Organization Management

·       Strong Professional Network

·       Service/Involvement in the Profession

·       Strategic Thinker

·       Visionary

·       Advocacy Experience

·       Financial Acumen

·       Interested in Position as an Officer of the CRCC Board

Term of Office

Three year term from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018 with a maximum term of five years for Directors who assume officer roles on the Board.

Time Commitment

Directors participate in meetings and conference calls of the Board of Directors.  The annual meeting will require travel and a commitment of approximately four days in length, typically in early June.  CRCC typically holds a mid-year meeting of the same length.  Conference calls occur at least quarterly and are typically 2 hours in duration.  Directors who are elected to an Officer position will also assume the commitments of that role, including travel and/or participation in additional meetings.  CRCC pays travel and related expenses in accordance with its reimbursement policy.

 

If you are interested in applying for an At-Large Director position you can obtain a Candidate Interest Packet at www.crccertification.com/dirapps.  In the Candidate Interest Packet you will find the official application form and additional information that includes:

·       At-Large Director Position Description;

·       Background Information on CRCC;

·       Code of Conduct.

Completed application materials, including two letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically no later than December 5, 2014 by 5:00 pm CT.  As part of the official Board orientation process, those candidates elected to the CRCC Board of Directors must attend the CRCC Annual Meeting being held on June 4-6, 2015, in Rosemont, Illinois. 

If you know of someone who may be interested in serving on the CRCC Board of Directors please pass along this information or direct them to visit www.crccertification.com/dirapps.

Note: Late applications or those that do not meet these requirements will not be accepted.

Individuals will be notified regarding status as a final candidate by February 1, 2015.  Final candidates will be required to participate in a phone interview with a member of the CRCC Governance Committee, which will be scheduled during the first two weeks of February 2015.  CRCC's Board of Directors will consider a slate of candidates in early April 2015, with notifications sent to all final candidates by April 15, 2015.

Carolyn Rollins, Rh.D., CRC, NCC

Governance Committee Chair