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Representative from Pope County private sector needed to fil WCMCA board vacancy

West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc. is seeking organizations interested in a seat on its board of directors.

This seat provides a representative for the private sector of Pope County and is open immediately.

West Central MN Communities Action, Inc. is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to reducing the effects of poverty and helping people to achieve self-sufficiency and improving the quality of rural life.

The board of directors meets monthly, on the fourth Tuesday in the early evening.

The board consists of 15 members - one-third are public officials, one-third are low-income representatives elected by their respective counties and one-third are private sector board members.

The public sector board members include officials, members, or representatives of business, private social groups, industry, labor, religious organizations, private educations institutions, chambers of commerce, lending institutions, farm organizations, cooperatives, non-profit organizations, employment organizations, minority groups, social service organization or other major private groups.

WCMCA will give preference to board candidates that have legal or financial expertise. The candidate must serve the Pope County population.

Interested organizations should call (218) 685-6173 or 1-800-492-4805, and ask for Missy Becker-Cook or Steve Nagle. You may also write to West Central MN Communities Action, Inc., 411 Industrial Park Boulevard, Elbow Lake, MN 56531.

Contact WCMCA, Inc. by February 15 if you're interested in the Pope County board of directors seat.

For more information, call Missy Becker-Cook at (218) 685-6173 or toll-free at 1-800-492-4805, extension 112.