Fresh faces join NECAC board

Posted: Apr. 27, 2017 6:26 pm

The four newly-elected board members of the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) were presented certificates of completion by President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick following the agency’s annual New Board Member Orientation and Training session.  Pictured, from left, are Patrick, Ralls County Commissioner John Lake of Center, police officer Will Barger of Clifton Hill, Macon County Commissioner Clarence Walker of Macon and Lewis County Commissioner Travis Fleer of Lewistown.  The day-long session focused on the history and mission of the national Community Action movement; local board members’ roles, duties and legal responsibilities; the agency’s 60-plus social service, community health and public housing programs with over 30 contracted funding sources; and a review of the agency’s $28.5 million budget with 95 full-time and more that 250 part-time employees.  The 36-member board of directors is structured with three representatives from each county. 

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