Regional Represenative Responsibility

IDEALLY:

 

  • Serve as liaison between your region and the Board

  • Keep in contact with the Board through periodic emails and possibly one Board Meeting attendance per year

  • Rally court investigators in your region to:

    • Join CASCI

    • Join the listserv

    • Share ideas, concerns, resources with you

    • Make sure they are getting the CASCI information; keep on top of turnover

  • Put on a regional conference (if feasible)

  • Help coordinate when something major is going on (for example, in 2001, Reg. Reps. coordinated local discussions of the proposed Minimum Uniform Standards of Practice)

 

From old newsletters

  • “Your regional representative is primarily responsible for mailing communications to you” (1982)

  • “Your regional representatives are responsible for disseminating information and initiating educational workshops and seminars for the purpose of training court investigators.” (1989)

  • “Regional reps serve as the liaison between the CASCI Board and the individual  counties.  They also sponsor mini-conferences or other events.” (1995)

 

From CASCI Constitution

  • Members of the Education Committee are supposed to have a chairperson (who may or may not be on the Board)

REQUIREMENTS FOR REGIONAL WORKSHOP

OR TRAINING SEMINARS

 

If a regional workshop or training is planned, the following must be coordinated:

 

  • One day or ½ day

  • Complement (not conflict with) annual CASCI conference

  • The regional training/presentation must be conducted between the months of July through January (as to complement the annual conference)

  • Give proposals for training/regional conference to the Board no less than six weeks prior to your planned training

  • Submit proposal and obtain budget approval from the Board prior to advertising any training sponsored by CASCI*