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 recipients, subrecipients, and community partners in the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, Hawai’i, and the Pacific Region, who provide 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.

Region 9 Head Start Association Bylaws

Upcoming Board of Directors Meetings

  • Board Meeting: June 3, 2024 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – (Hybrid) Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, CA at First 1,000 Days! Early Head Start Conference and via Zoom
  • Board Meeting: October 21-22, 2024 – 8:00-4:00 PM HT Prince Waikiki in Honolulu, HI at Family Engagement Conference

Please contact the R9HSA at for times and meeting room locations.

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