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New Board Publications in the CSDA Bookstore

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Board Book: An Insider's Guide for Directors & Trustees Former Mellon Foundation and Princeton University president William G. Bowen has served on the boards of some of the United States' biggest corporations and nonprofits, including American Express, Merck, the Smithsonian, and TIAA-CREF. In The…

CSDA Board of Directors: Seat C Election Results

The deadline for nominations for the CSDA Board of Directors, Seat C elections was August 5, 2011. CSDA would like to congratulate the directors who were elected to serve for the 2012-2014 term. Region 1: Phil Schoefer, Western Shasta Resource Conservation District* Region 2: Pete Kampa, Tuolumne…

Grants Available for Public Engagement Programs

rom difficult budget decisions to tough land use problems, municipalities have recognized that engaging their citizens - discovering their informed opinions and inviting their participation in actual solutions - should be a priority. Still, the same tight budgets that make these public discussions so…

New Members Mean a Stronger Voice for Special Districts

So far this year, CSDA has welcomed 47 new and reinstated members into the association. At their board meeting on July 29, the CSDA Board of Directors recognized 12 independent special districts and other local government agencies as our newest members, including: Association of California Healthcare…

CSDA Members Approve 2011 Bylaws Update

CSDA is building on the connection between the statewide organization and chapters so we can better communicate, work together and sustain a strong membership for mutual benefit. CSDA strongly encourages all chapters to promote membership in CSDA at the statewide level as it significantly helps in supporting…