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Shape the Future in Child Care: Submit Your Nomination for the Board of Directors

September 25, 2018

2018 Board of Directors

Right now, we are in a critical time to support access to a high-quality and affordable child care system for all families. You can contribute to this critical mission by nominating yourself or others to be considered for a board position with Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA). The call for Board of Directors nominations is open from September 19 through October 19, 2018.

Submit Your Board Nomination

By serving on the Board of Directors, you have a unique opportunity to help shape the future of our national organization and provide leadership as we continue our fight for quality, affordable child care. Nominees who would like to be considered for a Board of Directors position should have significant capabilities in supporting the vision and mission of CCAoA. Candidates must meet a professional standard of excellence by demonstrating a willingness to accept a leadership role for the future of our national organization. They must also have the time and desire to fulfill their responsibilities on the Board throughout the 2019 calendar year.

Nominations must include:

  • A completed nomination application
  • Two letters of reference detailing the nominee's abilities (each letter of reference must describe the contributions the candidate has made to their field in one or more of the following areas: technology, finance, advocacy, fundraising, leadership development, and/or organizational governance)
  • A resume highlighting the nominee’s experience

We invite you to help guide the strategic goals of CCAoA and lead us into the future by nominating a colleague or yourself. The call for Board of Directors nominations closes on October 19 and the election concludes in December 2018. Elected nominees will take office on January 1, 2019. 

 Submit Your Board Nomination

Steve Rohde

Written by Steve Rohde

Steve Rohde is the current president of Child Care Aware® of America's Board of Directors and the chair of the Board Development Committee. He is the Deputy Director for Resource and Referral Services for the Maryland Family Network (a merger of Maryland Committee for Children and Friends of the Family) and the Maryland Child Care Resource Network. Steve has been a preschool classroom teacher, a child care center director, a child care specialist with municipal and county licensing programs, a trainer, a county and state administrator for licensing, and an Acting Executive Director for a major Maryland nonprofit.