The 51% user board requirement is a cornerstone of the community health center program. Judy Grant, Director of Community Development is working to build new boards and strengthen existing ones by offering on-site board development and board protocol technical assistance. OKPCA also provides on-site board development with presentations such as Board Development 101: Roles & Responsibilities. Check back for updates of monthly Board Bulletins.
Oklahoma Incorporating Guidelines
To learn more about Oklahoma's statutes for incorporation, which includes bylaws, visit the Secretary of State's website at http://www.sos.state.ok.us/, click 'Executive Legislative' (listed on top menu of screen), and then click on 'Link to Statutes' (left side of screen). Once there, go to 'Title 18' and select 'Expand' - then go to Chapter 22.
Oklahoma Open Meeting Act
To get a copy of the Oklahoma Press Association's 12th edition of the "Open Meetings Open Records' publication, go to http://www.okpress.com/Publications/books/OMOR.htm
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For more information on OKPCA's board development offerings please contact Dee Porter at (405) 252-8701 or firstname.lastname@example.org.