This year is a great time to get involved with Little People of America. 2014 is an Election Year for Little People of America, (LPA). Eleven members sit on the LPA Board of Directors. All 11 seats are up for election. A Board Term is three years and each position has a two-term limit.
Serving as a board member is a challenging and rewarding experience. The Board holds at least four phone conference call meetings each year. Meeting commitments also include 2 day-long meetings during the National Conference. In addition, each position carries specific responsibilities which may take several hours a week and an expectation of serving on LPA committees as time and interest allow. With this commitment, LPA Board Members have the opportunity to represent the membership, manage programs, lead policy efforts, and build the organization.
All members of LPA are invited to review the positions and the eligibility criteria for the positions. Qualified members are encouraged to run for a board position. The deadline for declaring intent to run for a position is March 7, 2014. To declare your intent, send an email to Gary Arnold (President, email@example.com) and Ron Piro (National Election Committee, RonPiro@aol.com ). Include in the email your full name, contact information, and the position in which you are interested.
Thank you for volunteering your time and energy for LPA. Below are documents you need to be aware of and have in your possession as an officer of LPA. Please save to your computer or print as needed.
For general questions, contact the office at 714-368-3689 or 1-888-LPA-2001, or firstname.lastname@example.org
For specific questions about your job duties:
Chapter Presidents contact the LPA Senior Vice President, and
District Directors please contact the LPA President.
For financial reporting questions contact the Finance Director.
LPA tax documents (990's) are available on Guidestar. http://www2.guidestar.org/
LPA Bylaws as of July 1, 2013
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