The California Council for Wildlife Rehabilitators (CCWR) was established in 1993, at the request of California wildlife rehabilitators, to promote the highest standards of care in wildlife rehabilitation by providing educational and networking opportunities among wildlife rehabilitators and regulatory agencies.

The CCWR has an active, working Board of Directors and is looking to expand and strengthen the Board with a new Member-at-Large position. Representation from all six statewide regions has always been a strong objective of CCWR. Applicants must be CCWR members in good standing, able to attend three board meetings per year within California, serve on at least one CCWR committee, and able to focus beyond their local group/region to represent all rehabilitators in all regions within the state of California. All At-Large Board Member positions are for a term of three years.

CCWR takes your interest in serving as a Board Member very seriously. Please take some time and complete this application.

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To be eligible for a CCWR Board position, you must be an individual member in good standing. If you are currently listed under your organization’s membership, please fill out a form and submit dues for an individual membership.

Board meetings are usually held January, May, August and in conjunction with the CCWR annual symposium in the fall. Additional planning meetings are possible. Are you able to travel (within California) to meet this attendance requirement?
Is your computer equipped with (or can be equipped with) a free video conferencing program (such as Skype) for online meetings?
Please describe what your interests and goals are in being on the CCWR Board. What would you like to participate in to see improvement for California rehabilitators?
Please briefly describe your wildlife rehabilitation experience (include dates, organizations, and locations where you worked or volunteered).
Please give a brief description of your educational background, including professional organizations you belong to and any other activities that you would like to tell us about.
How active are you within your organization and region? Please describe your professional relationships with other local rehabilitators, veterinarians and regulatory agencies.
Please identify in order of priority (by numbering) on which committee you would be most interested in serving upon or chairing. Select as many as apply.
Please provide three references that we may contact regarding your activities related to wildlife rehabilitation and/or professional organization or committee participation. Please include: Name, Organization, Title, Phone, Email

I hereby apply for a volunteer position as a Board Member for the California Council for Wildlife Rehabilitators. I hereby state that I subscribe to the objectives of the Council, am a member in good standing, will be able to attend at least 3 Board meetings per year within California, and am able to communicate via e-mail on a regular basis. And if selected, be required to complete both a Confidentiality Agreement and Conflict of Interest Policy. I will abide by all other CCWR policies and procedures.
Thank you for taking the time to fill out this application. Feel free to attach a resume or provide us with any other information that your feel is relevant. Be assured that the Nominating Committee will review this information with equal attention.

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