Open Board Seats

Madison County Board of Commissioners Appointment to the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund Board
Posted: 02/27/2024

The Ohio Children’s Trust Fund (OCTF) addresses child abuse and child neglect prevention services through a process of identifying needs, determining strategies to address those needs, and implementing approved strategies. 

Roles and Responsibilities of Regional Prevention Council Members

  • Regional prevention council members appointed by a board of county commissioners (for a two-year term) or by the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund Board (for a three-year term) may be reappointed but may only serve for two consecutive terms.
    • Council members, appointed as individuals, as opposed to representatives of the organization from which they were appointed, bring to council deliberations and decision-making their areas of expertise along with their knowledge of local child abuse and child neglect prevention efforts including, but not limited to, the local providers/vendors who are implementing prevention programs and services, where gaps exist in prevention program/service provision, and where funds for prevention programs and services can be effectively leveraged.
  • Council members attend council meetings and vote on council matters. Members cannot send another individual to a council meeting to serve in their capacity (i.e., cannot send an individual to count towards a quorum, vote on their behalf or speak in their capacity).
    • Council members who fail to attend at least three-fifths of the regular and special meetings held by the council during any two-year period may be removed from the council.
  • Council members adhere to the most recent edition of Robert’s Rules of Order.
  • Regional prevention council members self-select into at least one workgroup and attend the meetings of the workgroup.
  • Council members assist their regional prevention coordinating entity in conducting needs assessments, assembling the council’s regional child abuse and child neglect prevention plan, implementing the regional plan, coordinating county data collection and ensuring timely and accurate reporting to the OCTF.
  • Each council member has a fiduciary responsibility for ensuring the integrity of the process by which public monies are spent. As such, the responsibility to determine whether a conflict of interest exists is incumbent upon the council members themselves.  If there is any question about conflicts of interest, only the Ohio Ethics Commission possesses the authority to make a binding determination and all questions should be directed to them.
Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume by March 15th, 2024 to:

Madison County Board of Commissioners Appointment to the Mid-Ohio Regional Water and Sewer District Board of Trustees

Posted: 02/23/2024

The Mid-Ohio Regional Water and Sewer District Board of Trustees is the legal authority for the Water and Sewer District. As a member of the Board, Trustees act in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization. The Board of Trustees provides leadership and direction in the development of short- and long-term goals of the District and assists in providing resources required to accomplish these goals. The Mid-Ohio Board of Trustees provide oversight of the District’s Water and Sewer systems, utility billing and collections, capital improvement programs, accounting functions and other related functions of the District.

Establish the organization's mission, vision, and direction, promote the District’s vision, values and business philosophy.
Develop and maintain the District’s strategic planning program including capital improvement projects, customer services programs and utility service areas.
Ensure the financial health of the organization, including the responsibility for ensuring adequate financial resources are available for the work of the organization. Financial responsibilities will include approval of annual operating budgets, approval of loan and/or grant applications, approval of
expenditures greater than $20,000.00, complete an annual financial report for the District and develop funding sources for capital improvement projects.
Ensure the organization has sufficient and appropriate human resources, responsible for the working conditions within the District, acts as appointing authority for the District, provide direction to and evaluating District management staff.
Develop and ensure continued existence of the Mid-Ohio Regional Water and Sewer District Selection
Committee which is the appointing authority for the selection of new Board Members or the reappointment of existing Board Members.
Direct District operations to ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
Develop and oversee the District’s organizational structure and administration.
Develop and maintain effective community relations, evaluate the needs of the District’s customer base and communities served, develop marketing and public information formats to provide clear and consistent information to the District utility customers.
Develop District goals and assist District staff to achieve goals within available resources.
Review and approve the Mid-Ohio Regional Water and Sewer District Regulations on an annual basis and recommend revisions as required.
Create water and sanitary rate schedules for the District’s customers, assist in the annual review of all water and sanitary sewer rate schedules and approve recommended rate adjustments as required.
Ensure availability to be in communication with District staff during emergency operations and assist in the development and implementation the District's disaster and emergency response plans as it relates to the District.
Maintain or direct District staff to engage in regular communication with consulting engineers, construction project engineers, city, county, state and federal agencies, professional and technical groups and the general public regarding District activities and services.
Assist in developing, implementing and enforcing District’s safety policies.

Knowledge of engineering/construction principles, financial or business principles or environmental best management practices as related to District operations.
Knowledge of federal, state, and county regulations as related to District operations.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with employees, consultants, other governmental agency representatives, County officials and the general public.
Experience to analyze financial reports, annual budgets, capital improvement project funding and annual reports of operations.
Experience in executive leadership positions and membership with a Board of the Trustees with similar responsibilities or business interest.

Attend and participate in District meetings on a regular basis.
Recognize water quality concerns or sanitary sewer issues which should be addressed by the District
Board of Trustees.
Assist District staff to communicate and promote the mission, vision, objectives and programs of the Mid-
Ohio Regional Water and Sewer District.
Become familiar with the District’s water and sewer systems, financial records, capital improvement needs and potential funding sources available to the District.
Acquire knowledge of the District’s rules, regulations, by-laws and procedures of the Mid-Ohio Regional
Water and Sewer District.

All members of the Board of Trustees must have a permanent residence or have ownership in a business located in Madison County.
Board members may not be an elected official of any political subdivision nor an employee of the Mid-Ohio Regional Water and Sewer District.
Ability to provide adequate time to prepare and attend regular board meetings and other board duties as
Knowledge of the District, public utility works or relevant industry.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume by March 15th, 2024 to: