2018 SDMFC Coordinating Council Applications

Posted on: November 6, 2017  |  Posted in: Community Blog

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COORDINATING COUNCIL PURPOSE: To provide the SDMFC with leadership and functional authority to make decisions that can effect changes to accomplish our vision, mission, and goals. At this time there are 5-6 open Coordinating Council positions.


  • 2018 Coordinating Council Letters of Interest accepted from November 1, 2017-November 30, 2017.
  • The Coordinating Council will review letters of interest and select new members in December 2017.
  • New members will be notified shortly thereafter to begin a term of service starting January 2018.


  1. Establish policy and provide leadership and direction to the SDMFC.
  2. Commit to seeking the necessary resources, which can include in-kind, to further the success of the SDMFC in meeting its vision, mission, and goals.
  3. Support active participation of self or staff in SDMFC Task Forces and Work Groups.
  4. Establish information-sharing, communication and feedback mechanisms to maximize community understanding of SDMFC mission, vision, and goals.
  5. Attend Coordinating Council Meetings (1x per month).
  6. Monitor composition of the Coordinating Council to ensure a balanced, cross-sectional representation is maintained.
  7. Designate liaisons to Action Teams to act on behalf of the Coordinating Council, as necessary.
  8. Review and confirm partnership and grant applications, as applicable.
  9. Participate on a Coordinating Council subcommittee.


This is a volunteer role. Coordinating Council Roles and Responsibility Agreements will be re-signed annually.  Coordinating Council members will meet monthly (1st Thursday of each Month from 2pm to 4pm) and will work with their self-determined sub-committee to guide the vision and direction of SDMFC.


  • Observable history of regular attendance/participation in SDMFC activities OR demonstrated service to military families through volunteering and/or employment
  • If selected, be able to sign and commit to the CC Roles and Responsibilities Partnership Agreement.
  • Willingness and expertise to participate in a Coordinating Council sub-committee
    • EXAMPLE COMMITTEES:  Partnerships/Membership, Policy & Governance, Convenings/Events, and Sustainability


Please submit a letter of interest explaining how you would use your volunteer, personal and/or professional experience to further the SDMFC mission. For additional questions and to apply, please email Danny at dromero@saysandiego.org