Board of Directors
Board of Directors’ Meetings
The Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida Board of Directors represents both public and private sector business leaders from Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties. The ELC Board of Directors meets bi-monthly at the Early Learning Coalition Office. The public is invited to attend.
If you would like to call in for a board meeting, please call Ginger McHale at 239-935-6161 by the day before the meeting to reserve your place. The call in number is 712-432-1500 and the access code is 826749#.
Public comments are accepted during a specified time at the beginning and end of the meeting. Please see agenda.
*All Board meetings are held at 2675 Winkler Ave., Suite 300, Fort Myers, FL 33901. Driving Instructions
Download current copies of the coalition bylaws by clicking on the link below.
Early Learning Coalition Seeks Board Members
Are you interested in expanding your connections in Southwest Florida? Do you want to develop skills (public speaking, networking and leadership experience) that may advance your professional career? Serving on the Early Learning Coalition Board and its committees offers professionals a rewarding way to share their skill sets and talent at a not-for-profit organization that targets early education.
Being a board member requires an active and sincere interest in promoting quality early learning for young children and supporting families towards self-sufficiency. Each board member will be expected to regularly attend Board meetings (schedule six times each year); and participation in one or more Board Committees.
Currently, professionals are needed for the following seats:
- Lee County Private Sector, Business, Southwest Florida, (completes term ending 12.31.18)
- Hendry or Glades County Private Sector, Business, (completes term ending 12.31.18)
- Collier County Private Sector, Business, (completes term ending 12.31.18)
- Private Sector, Business, Governor’s Appointee, Southwest Florida, (term defined by appointment)
- Hendry or Glades Private, For Profit Child Care, (1.1.2017 – 12.31.2020)
For more information about the Coalition Board or to apply for any of these positions click here. If you are interested in joining our Board, please complete the application Coalition Application and submit directly to the Early Learning Coalition at 2675 Winkler Avenue, Ste. 300, Fort Myers, Florida 33901. For information/application for consideration as the Governor’s Appointee position, Governor Appointee Application.