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Board of Directors Consumer Application Process


Thank you for your interest in serving as a member of the Board of Directors for Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency, Inc (NEMCSA). Serving on the board is a rewarding experience and an opportunity for personal and professional growth. Completing this form will help you understand the skills and time/resource commitments of this leadership position. 



  • Develop thorough familiarity with core agency information
  • Exhibit high ethical standard and integrity in all Board actions
  • Work as a team member with Board for the betterment of NEMCSA
  • Exercise careful review of materials provided
  • Make decisions based on sufficient information
  • Maintain knowledge of all major actions taken by the agency
  • Determine the procedures and rules for the Governing Board, subject to state administrative rules
  • Commit to participate in regularly scheduled Board of Director meetings
  • Attend trainings as needed or required
  • Recruit new Board Members as needed


  • Education level to understand basic written/verbal requests.
  • Possess good communication skills.
  • Low-Income Sector members must either qualify according to CSBG low income guidelines or represent a low income organization.
  • Public Sector members must be elected officials or their designee.
  • Private Sector members may be from private or public business, industry, or the community at large