Coordinating Council Application Process Now Open

Posted on: October 24, 2014  |  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.


  • Up to 5 Coordinating Council positions are currently open.
  • 2015 Coordinating Council Letters of Interest accepted from November 1 to November 30, 2014.
  • The Coordinating Council will review letters of interest and select new members in December.
  • New members will be notified in early January and introduced to full SDMFC at the January State of the Collaborative Convening.
  • Proposed long term process: Eligible SDMFC Coordinating Council applicants will be slated on a ballot for membership wide vote/selection annually.


  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 SDMFCin 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 Task Force to act on behalf of the Coordinating Council as necessary.
  8. Review and confirm partnership and grant applications as applicable.



1 year.  This is a volunteer role.. Coordinating Council Roles and Responsibility Agreements will be re-signed annually.


  • Observable history of regular attendance and participation in SDMFC activities.
  • If selected, be able to sign and commit to the CC Roles and Responsibilities Partnership Agreement.
  • Fill an open Coordinating Council participant category.  (see weblink below)
  • This is a volunteer role, with a general expectation of a 1 year commitment.


Prior to LOI submission, please review the SDMFC Governance Guidelines and Coordinating Council Roles and Responsibilities documents located here (click).   Please submit a letter of interest explaining how you would use your volunteer, personal and/or professional experience to further the SDMFC mission. For questions and to apply email Joe at