AMHCA Board Elections
AMHCA elections your chance to help lead the association dedicated to positioning clinical mental health counselors to meet the health care needs of those we serve while advancing the profession.
Every year, 3 of the 9 members of AMHCA’s board of directors, including the immediate past-president, complete their terms of service. AMHCA invites nominations for the election of the association’s board of directors to fill those three vacancies.
There are several benefits to serving on the AMHCA board:
- Play a vital role in the organization
- Opportunity to advance the profession of mental health counseling,
- Chance to collaborate with other leaders and colleagues,
- Access to cutting edge information about the challenges facing the profession
AMHCA values and is seeking diverse leadership as defined by race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, professional level, etc.
We are seeking those who have the following attributes:
- Demonstrated leadership commitment and involvement with AMHCA and the non-profit community. For instance, someone who has served on an AMHCA committee or task force, serves at the state level in one of our affiliated chapters or is currently an AMHCA diplomate. Leaders who strive to be the voice of clinical mental health counselors across the US
- Has expertise in the field of clinical mental health counseling and demonstrated dedication to the field. Examples include familiarity with federal and state regulations, private practice, community mental health, integrated care, counselor education and evidenced-based practices, ethics to name a few.
- Committed to monthly board meetings and to attending the 2019 AMHCA Annual Conference in June in Herndon, Virginia. Willing to dedicate time and effort to serving the members of the organization.
- Ability to work collaboratively and engage in appropriate debate and discussions on a professional and positive level.
- Thinks strategically about the future of the profession and the role of the association in the profession.