The Texoma Community Center, a Texas Community Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Center as defined by the Title 7, Section 534.001 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, is seeking qualified candidate(s) to serve in a 2-year appointment to the Center’s Board of Trustees. The successful candidate shall fill one of nine positions that serve in a two-year appointment. This appointment will fill a rotating position, which is moving to Grayson County and shall begin the appointment September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2019. The successful candidate shall be appointed by the Grayson County Commissioner’s Court and shall serve at the pleasure of the Court.
As a Board of Trustee member, the successful candidate will represent the interests of Grayson County to assure the mission, vision or goals of the agency in providing Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability services throughout the Center’s service areas. Board of Trustee members act as non-paid public officials by serving as a policy-making board and providing limited oversite of financial decisions. Board of Trustee’s do not have operational oversight. Through collaborative work with the other eight appointed Board Members representing the Cities of Bonham, Denison, Gainesville, Sherman and the Counties of Cooke, Fannin and Grayson, the Trustees work with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Center in implementing policies of the Board and ensuring the Center functions within applicable laws, regulations and state contractual requirements.
Interested Applicants must: 1. Live in Grayson County 2. Complete an on-line application. 3. Qualify under Texas law as outlined in the Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 534, Local Government Code 171 and the Texas Administrative Codes 411 and 412, which include strict clauses on conflicts of interest. 4. Can attend monthly meeting (1 – 2 hrs.). 5. Be aware the position is non-paid and may not engage in business with the Center or have other financial or personal conflicts as outlined in law. 6. Be held to qualifications and requirements as outlined in the Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 534.0065, the Texas Administrative Code, Local Government Code 171 and Texas Administrative Codes 411 and 412.
About Texoma Community Center From crisis intervention to early childhood development assessments, Texoma Community Center in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties offers a wide array of mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children. Thank you for your interest in Texoma Community Center.
All potential applicants must pass reference and background checks and a drug screen