Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area

HACA Board of Directors – New Members Wanted

HACA Board of Directors – New Members Wanted!


Currently, HACA Is taking applications for the 2017-2019 board of directors. The HACA board meets four times a year – January, April, June and September  - at various locations in the Metro DC area.


Click here for an application.


Job Description for Board of Directors


PURPOSE: To serve the Board as a voting member; to develop policies, procedures and regulations for the operation of the Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area; to monitor finance of the organization, its programs and performances.



  • Regularly attend meetings as scheduled (four times per year)
  • Attend any standing committee meetings if a member
  • Participate as an ad hoc committee member if appointed
  • Attend Board retreats, in-service workshops and other Board development activities
  • Attend and participate in special events as needed



  • Establish policy
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate the Executive Director
  • Secure adequate funds
  • Monitor finances
  • Develop, maintain and update long-range plans



  • Attend meetings and show commitment to Board activities
  • Be well informed on issues and agenda items in advance of meetings
  • Contribute skills, knowledge and experience when appropriate
  • Listen respectfully to other points of view
  • Participate in organizational decision making
  • Financially support the organization
  • Assume leadership roles in all Board activities, including fundraising
  • Represent the organization to the public and to private industry
  • Educate oneself about needs of people served by the Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area.