Will POCA’s governance structure be changing?

Yes and no! POCA will continue to use a sociocratic governance structure, but the circles are being reconfigured and re-imagined. Here’s what we’ve been working on — the Connection, Expansion, and Maintenance Circles in addition to the BOD and General Circle

New Structure and personnel going forward (as of 11/21):

Connection Circle:

OL: Ellen Vincent, Rep: Kelsey, James

Membership management

Social media

Newsletter 

Clinic Support

Website management

Membership Drives

Volunteer coordination

Expansion Circle:

OL: Cris Monteiro Rep: Andy Wegman Ellen, Olive, Heather

Ear Trainings

Legislative work

POCA Live

In-person events

Fundraising

Outreach and external collaborations

Maintenance:

OL: Whitney Thornily Rep: Steve Kingsbury,  BOD

Business management

Budget

Bookkeeping

Board of Directors

Operations

BOD: Peggy Boyter, James Lorr, Steve Kingsbury

GC: Cris, Andy, Whitney, Ellen, Kelsey (+BOD)