Bylaws and Governance


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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.

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

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

Region 9 Head Start Association Bylaws

Upcoming Meetings

  • Board Meeting: April 19, 2021 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – Virtual
  • Board Meeting: June 21, 2021 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – Virtual
    • Civics and the Head Start Movement
  • 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 – (in-person) San Diego
  • R9HSA Strategic Planning: October 26, 2021 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT – (in-person) San Diego
  • Board Meeting: January 17, 2022 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – (in-person) San Francisco
  • Board Meeting: Aril 25, 2022 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – Virtual
  • Board Meeting: June 27, 2022 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM PT – (in-person) Phoenix

Please contact the Region 9 Head Start Association Office for times and meeting room locations.

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Questions? Contact us at headstartr9@region9hsa.org.