Thank you for your interest in serving on the board of directors for Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc.  Bi-CAP helps low income people obtain self-sufficiency through a variety of programs including Head Start, Housing, Youth Build, Weatherization, and Energy Assistance.

Bi-CAP is governed by a 15-member board of directors that meet monthly, alternating between Bemidji and Walker.  Board terms are two years, with a maximum of six consecutive years.  To be eligible, a person must reside in either Beltrami or Cass County.

Board applications are collected throughout the year and may be considered to fill vacancies as they arise but board terms typically begin in May.

Thank you for your interest!

* 1. Contact Information

* 2. Please mark your area(s) of expertise

* 3. Describe your education, personal, or professional expertise for the items you checked in #2 above.

* 4. Bi-CAP's board is 1/3 low-income; 1/3 private sector; 1/3 public or appointed officials.  Which categories describe you?

* 5. Why are you interested in joining the Bi-CAP board?

* 6. Describe any business you, any of your family members, or any entities with which you are associated (as an owner, partner, employee, officer, board member, or otherwise) do with Bi-CAP? 

* 7. Current Commitments.  List all other boards/committees on which you currently serve.

* 8. Experience.  List boards/committees on which you've served in the past 5 years (not counting those you currently serve on that are listed in #5 above).

* 9. If you are currently employed, please provide information about your employer.

* 10. How did you hear about the Bi-CAP Board position?

Thank you for completing your application!