2024 Call for Passive House California Board Membership

Passive House California is guided by a Board of Directors. Our bylaws allow for five (5) to eleven (11) board members with two-year-long terms. Our annual elections, open to current PHCA members in good standing, are held in January to fill any open seats. For more information see our bylaws.

  • There is no limit to the number of eligible candidates that may nominate themselves for a seat.
  • The newly elected board will designate officers or other board roles amongst themselves.
  • A majority of the board must be Certified Passive House Designers/Consultants/Tradespeople (CPHD/C/T). In the event election results yield four or fewer CPHD/C/T, the next CPHD/C/T with the largest number of votes will replace the non-CPHD/C/T candidate(s) with the lowest number of votes until a CPHD/C/T majority is attained.
  • No more than one employee from the same firm or company may serve on the Board simultaneously.

Minimum Criteria

  • Be a PHCA professional member in good standing;
  • Reside and do business in California;
  • Complete and submit an application by the stated deadline;
  • Abide by the PHCA Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.

Desired Experience

  • Current participant in a PHCA effort or committee;
  • Certified Passive House Designer or Consultant or involved in Passive House projects;
  • Marketing, PR, fundraising, grant writing, or advocacy experience; Experience serving as a board member or on a committee of a non-profit organization.

Applications are DUE: January 10th, 2024