The First Colony Community Services Association (FCCSA) Board of Directors governs the affairs of the Association and operates under FCCSA Governance Policies. The Board of Directors is a group of seven (7) members, with two (2) positions up for election this year. The term is three (3) years, beginning January 1, 2022. The Board, in conjunction with staff, is responsible for participating in long range planning and developing goals for the Association. Some other primary duties include:
- Determining an annual assessment
- Preparing and adopting the budget
- Development of Association Policy
FCCSA recognizes that volunteering time for a Board position is a major decision. This is another excellent opportunity to become involved with the community and share in the decision making processes of First Colony. The deadline for applications to be received is September 24, 2021 by 5 pm, each year.
FCCSA Election Procedures
You will receive a ballot in the mail to vote for the Board of Directors and Neighborhood Representative Elections. The entire voting tabulation will be done by an election services company, Election Trust. As a member you will have the opportunity to vote for two (2) of the five (5) Board candidates on the ballot. Directors serve a three-year term. Each separate neighborhood may have up to three (3) elected Neighborhood Representatives. They are elected annually by the property owners in their neighborhoods and serve a one-year term.
Residential & Commercial members have two options:
1). Fill out your ballot by hand and mail it to Election Trust in the pre-paid, pre-addressed envelope or
2). Fill out your ballot via computer, smartphone or tablet following the instructions enclosed with your ballot.
Please note the appropriate deadline: all ballots, whether mailed or on-line, must be received by Election Trust (in Washington State) by 5:00 pm on November 24, 2021. Paper ballots should be in the mail no later than November 19, 2021 to ensure the ballot is received in time.
Election Trust will tabulate the ballots and the results will be announced on December 1, 2021 at the FCCSA Annual Meeting.
Election Trust has a Voter Help Desk (9 am – 7 pm Central Time) if you need assistance with voting or do not receive your FCCSA election ballot in the mail please contact Election Trust at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This process is very important to the Association and homeowners alike. Neighborhood Representatives are a vital communication link between FCCSA and their neighborhoods. The Board of Directors represents the members and makes decisions for the betterment of the community.