CECO Seeking Self-Nomination for Officers, Executive Committee Members


The County Employees’ Charitable Organization is seeking passionate and highly motivated individuals who want to volunteer their time, talent, and efforts to serve on the CECO Executive Committee as either an officer or as a member at large.

All self-nominations and candidacy statements must be submitted to sdceco@sdcounty.ca.gov no later than Monday, Feb. 12. The Board of Directors will vote the week of Feb. 19.

CECO raises funds from donations by County employees and gives the money to local non-profits and employees in crisis. Last year it distributed nearly $179,000.

Open Positions (must be a current County employee except where indicated):

  • President

  • Vice President

  • Secretary

  • Treasurer (2 positions available)

  • Member at Large (3 positions available)

  • Member at Large – Retiree (1 position available)

General Requirements:

  1. Must be a member of CECO. Membership is obtained by contributing to CECO by way of a biweekly payroll deduction, retirement deduction, or one-time annual donation of at least $52. View membership instructions online.

  2. Able to serve a two-year term in a volunteer capacity. The two-year term will commence on April 1, 2018 and conclude on March 31, 2020.

  3. Able to fulfill the duties of the position in a volunteer capacity.

    1. President – oversight and management of the organization; works closely with the Officers, Executive Committee and Committee Chairs to ensure that CECO accomplishes its mission and goals by leveraging volunteer resources, and County and community partners.

    2. Vice President – works closely with the president in the oversight and management of the organization; assumes the duties and responsibilities of the President in the President’s absence or inability to function.

    3. Secretary – provides administrative support to ensure that meeting minutes and other records and documents are properly recorded and maintained.

    4. Treasurer – responsible for the proper accounting and reporting of CECO funds and ensuring compliance with U.S. Treasury Internal Revenue Service and the California State Franchise Tax Board tax exemption requirements to include preparing and submitting annual non-profit tax forms as required.

    5. At-Large Members – assists the Officers as needed with operational activities; active participation in establishing policies, management, and direction of the affairs of CECO.

Also, board members generally serve on various committees throughout the year as needed.

For additional information about the positions, please see the CECO Bylaws

Candidacy Statements:

Please include the following in your self-nomination candidacy statement:

  • Name

  • Department

  • Classification

  • Years of County Service

  • Candidacy Statement (1-3 paragraphs)

If you have any questions, please contact CECO President Mavette Sadile.