If you are interested in leadership, then Policy Council is for you.

You will be elected by your peers to represent them or be elected by the full Council if interested in being a community volunteer Council member. Training is provided on the roles and responsibilities of being a Council member. More information is also available at the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC).  Or contact Katrina

Policy Council reviews and makes decisions about:

  • Recruitment

  • Policies and procedures

  • Budgets

  • Grant requests

The main role of a Policy Council representative is to:

  • Stay informed on issues that come to the Policy Council.

  • Attend monthly meetings and site family activity events.

  • Alert staff about issues that could harm the organization.

  • Refer complaints to the correct person.

  • Represent Head Start of Pinal / Gila County in a professional manner at all times.

  • Help other parents become involved and stay informed.

  • Advocate for continued expansion of Head Start in Pinal / Gila County.

  • Listen carefully and respect the opinions of others.

  • Respect and support the majority decision of the Policy Council.