PACE, a New Bedford nonprofit organization that is devoted to creating brighter futures for our community is seeking candidates to serve on its Board of Directors.

Join Our Board

As a member of the Board of Directors, you will have an opportunity to participate in the future of PACE. The organization is looking for anyone who would like to bring fresh ideas to the organization. Board members are essential to the organization’s strategic planning process, organization policy making and agency oversight.   

As a board member, you will:

•          Collaborate with local community and business leaders

•           Help shape the future of our organization

•           Hone your leadership skills

•           Represent members of our community in need of the services that PACE provides

And most importantly, you will be making a significant difference in our community.

PACE offers elected Board Members a $25 stipend for each meeting attended to defray transportation and childcare costs.

“Board members who understand our services or who may have direct contact with the people we serve are valuable in providing direction and feedback about the programs we provide in the community,” said Pam Kuechler, PACE executive director, in a statement. “The election process allows our clients and community members to elect their own representatives to the Board. PACE Board Members serve their community and the agency with pride and distinction with a real commitment to clients who trust us to help them find solutions. We are very proud of our Board of Directors and grateful for their service to furthering the mission of our agency”.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be residents of New Bedford, be at least 18 years old and submit a candidate profile before February 14th.  Application forms can be found online or at PACE main office at 166 William Street, New Bedford, MA.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING: New Bedford residents and PACE clients whose income is at or below 175% of the federal poverty level may vote in the board election.

ELECTION DATES: The election will be from March 2nd to March 31st at PACE’s Main Office at 166 William Street and at several other PACE sites in the community during their regular business hours. Verification of income is required for voters who are not clients of a PACE program.

For more information please email or call 508-999-9920.