Bylaws and Governance


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The Region 9 Head Start Association (R9HSA) is a private, not-for-profit membership organization of the 215 Head Start grantees, delegates, and community partners in the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, Hawaii, and the Pacific Region, which provides Head Start and Early Head Start services to more than 130,000 families annually.

Membership in the association includes agency memberships. All employees of that agency receive membership benefits.

The R9HSA is governed by a 29-member Board of Directors including six individuals from each state.

The R9HSA is an affiliate member of the National Head Start Association (NHSA).

Region 9 Head Start Association Bylaws

Upcoming Board of Directors Meetings

  • Board Meeting: August 23, 2021 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – Virtual
    • New Board Member Orientation
  • Board Meeting: October 25, 2021 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – Virtual
  • Board Meeting: January 18, 2022 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – Virtual
  • Board Meeting: April 25, 2022 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – Virtual
  • R9HSA Strategic Planning: June 27, 2022 – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PT – (In-person/Virtual) San Francisco
  • Board Meeting: August 22, 2022 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – Virtual

Please contact the R9HSA at headstartr9@region9hsa.org for times and meeting room locations.

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Questions? Contact us at headstartr9@region9hsa.org.