Doretha Wynn Edgecomb

Children's Board Family Resource Center


Community Advisory Council

FCAC Guidelines

  • Officers should be Center participants

  • Use agenda structure developed by Center Manager and FCAC President

  • Community representatives from local agencies can only serve as Treasurer or Recorder

  • Officers can serve up to two years maximum in each position

  • The FCAC is not authorized to fund raise


President's Role:

  • Prepare agenda with Center Manager

  • Lead monthly meeting discussion in a productive manner

  • Communicate directly with Center Manager (business and planning)

  • Participate in community meetings and CBFRC Partnership meetings when able

  • Read suggestion box notes


Vice President's Role:

  • Assist President with tasks agreed upon at FCAC meetings

  • Participate in monthly meetings

  • Lead monthly meeting in absence of the President

  • Recruit members


Recorder's Role:

  • Participate in monthly meetings

  • Take minutes of group discussions including actions to be taken and responsible parties

  • Submit minutes to the President and Center Manager for review using the minutes form

  • Submit final minutes to the CBFRC Director at the Healthy Start Coalition


Treasurer's Role:

  • Prepare budget for activities planned by the FCAC as guided by the monthly theme calendar

  • Submit budgets to the Center Manager who will forward to Provider or CBFRC Director if funds are requested from the Healthy Start Coalition budget

  • Secure community resources to support Center activities with advance permission of the Center Manager

  • Funds must be used to serve Center activities for identified needs in the community

  • Provider must give FCAC's monthly fund balances