NORWICH – Opportunities For Chenango has two board seat openings for residents who can voice the concerns of the county’s low-income population.
OFC is a private non-profit community action agency committed to helping families and county residents become successful, self-sufficient members of the community. It relies on its board to play an active role in program review and service provision, and to be responsible for the oversight of the agency’s financial health.
“The board plays a critical role in guiding the agency through this tough (economic) time,” said OFC Director Wayne Viera.
Agency bylaws mandate that one-third of OFC’s board 15 members is represented by low-income individuals. A full board consists of five members who represent the county’s public sector; five members from the private sector; and five members from the low-income sector.