FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2016
Proteus, Inc. Board of Directors to Fill Vacancy
Proteus, Inc. invites applicants to apply for (1) vacancy on its twelve member tri-partite Board of Directors. Board members represent the public, private, and low-income economic sectors in four of Proteus’s service delivery areas: Tulare, Kings, Kern, and Fresno Counties. The current vacancy is for a private-sector representative residing in Fresno County. All others interested will be considered.
The Board of Directors is responsible for providing overall direction and leadership to Proteus and its staff to ensure that Proteus’s mission statement is carried out.
The Proteus, Inc. Board meets eight times a year, including a one day retreat in April and a two day retreat in October. Members are required to serve at least on one of its standing committees that meet telephonically or in person prior to each board meeting. Applicants should be willing to actively participate in board and committee meetings, promote and advocate Proteus’s mission to the community.
If you or a member of your organization is interested in applying to join the Proteus, Inc. Board of Directors, please download and complete the Board application found on the Proteus, Inc. website: www.proteusinc.org. You may also request an application by contacting Cecilia Huerta at (559) 733-5423.
Proteus, Inc. is a non-profit, community-based organization with over 48 years of experience serving farmworkers and other low-income residents in the Central Valley Counties of Fresno, Kings, Kern, Tulare and Los Angeles. Some of the programs Proteus, Inc. offers include adult basic and vocational education, job training, employment-related services, family self-sufficiency, gang prevention, childcare, and other human services programs aimed at helping individuals and families. Proteus, Inc. is also a California Award of Performance Excellence (CAPE) award winner.