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Board and Committee Chair Position Descriptions


President-Desert-CAMFT Chapter

This position is responsible for:

…Serves as voting member of Executive Committee of The Board and ex-officio non-voting member of all committees.

…Presides over and attends all Board Meetings and Chapter functions.

…Serves as role model and advocate for the Mission and Strategic Plan of Desert-CAMFT Chapter.

…Develops and executes Annual and Strategic Plan with assistance from other Board Members.

…Carries out legal and fiduciary responsibilities as needed.

…Initiates formal and effective transition of office to incoming officer at end of term

…Represents Desert-CAMFT Chapter at community and state level events.

…Supports and promotes decisions made by Desert-CAMFT Board.

…Reviews and approves nominations of Officers and Committee Chairs.

…Self-assess and evaluates overall Board performance. 

…Prepares for and educates prior to board meetings of policy formation.

…Reviews and acts upon Committee recommendations.

…Serves as key contact with State CAMFT.

…Oversees preparation of Board Meeting agendas and Executive Committee Agendas.

…Ensures Chapter abides by its bylaws and established policies.

…Report to Membership in writing annually and as needed on Chapter website.

…Acts as role model and representative of Desert-CAMFT Chapter

…Reviews all communications and proposals made by those inside and outside the Chapter.

…Initiates formal and effective transition of office to incoming President-Elect at end of term.

…Appoints committee chairs and vice-chairs with advice of current committee chairs and consent of Board of Directors.

Qualifications:

…A current and active member of Desert-CAMFT Chapter and State CAMFT.

…Must have completed term of President-Elect.

…Commitment to advance the mission of Desert-CAMFT.

…Ability to make the necessary time commitment.

Term:

…One year as President

…One year as Past-President.

Time Commitment:

…Attend at least 12 Board Meetings annually.

…Attend at least 4 Executive Committee Meetings annually.

…Approximately 15 hours per month on Chapter business.


President-Elect -Desert-CAMFT Chapter

This position is responsible for:

…In the absence of, or because of the incapacity of the President, perform the duties and assume the responsibilities and authority of President.

             (Please read and review job description for President)

…Serves as an ad hoc member of The Executive Committee.

…Nominates Committee Chairs, be an ex officio member of each committee.

…All Desert-CAMFT Committee Chairs report to The President-Elect.

…Learns the duties and functions of the President.

… Attends at least 8 monthly Chapter events during the calendar year.

Qualifications:

…A current and active member of Desert-CAMFT Chapter and State CAMFT.

…Must have completed term of Secretary or Treasurer.

…Commitment to advance the mission of Desert-CAMFT.

…Ability to make the necessary time commitment.

Term:

…One year as President-Elect.

…One year as President.

…One year as Past-President

Time Commitment:

…Attend at least 12 Board Meetings annually.

…Attend at least 4 Executive Committee Meetings annually.

…Approximately 15 hours per month on Chapter business.


Secretary Desert-CAMFT Chapter

This position is responsible for:

…Serves as voting member of Executive Committee and Board.

…Serves as role model and advocate for Desert-CAMFT Chapter.

…Supports and promotes decisions made by Desert-CAMFT Board.

…Reviews and approves nominations of Officers and Committee Chairs.

Self-assess and evaluates overall Board performance.   

…Prepares for and educates prior to board meetings of policy formation.  

…Review and act upon committee recommendations.

…Prepare and distribute Board Meeting minutes to Board Members.

…Prepare and distribute Executive Committee Meeting minutes to Executive Committee members.

…Notify, in writing, State CAMFT on a monthly basis as to upcoming Chapter events.

…Uphold the fiduciary responsibility to act in the best interest of Desert-CAMFT

Chapter.

…Act as a role model and representative of Desert-CAMFT Chapter.

… Attend at least 8 monthly Chapter events during the calendar year.

Qualifications:

…A current and active member of Desert-CAMFT Chapter and State CAMFT.

…Must have completed at least one year as a Committee Chair.

…Commitment to advance the mission of Desert-CAMFT.

…Ability to make the necessary time commitment.

Term:

…One year.

Time Commitment:

…Attend at least 12 Board Meetings annually.

…Attend at least 4 Executive Committee Meetings annually.

…Approximately 15 hours per month on Chapter business.


Treasurer Desert-CAMFT Chapter

This position is responsible for:

…Serves as voting member of Executive Committee and Board.

…Serves as role model and advocate for Desert-CAMFT Chapter.

…Supports and promotes decisions made by Desert-CAMFT Board.

…Reviews and approves nominations of Officers and Committee Chairs.

…Self-assess and evaluates overall Board performance.

…Prepares for and educates prior to board meetings of policy formation.

…Review and act upon committee recommendations.

…Oversees Desert-CAMFT’s financial resources and ensure compliance with the Board’s financial policies, the Mission Statement and Strategic Plan.

…Submits a year-to-date financial report at each Board Meeting and at the annual strategic Planning Meeting.

…Develops and presents an annual budget for Desert-CAMFT Chapter in conjunction with Executive Committee Members.

…Oversees the investment program of the monetary assets of Desert-CAMFT Chapter and ensure that internal controls are in place to prevent the misappropriation of funds and to ensure the organization’s continued viability.

…Upholds the fiduciary responsibility to act in the best interest of Desert-CAMFT

Chapter.

…Acts as a role model and representative of Desert-CAMFT Chapter.

Qualifications:

…A current and active member of Desert-CAMFT Chapter and State CAMFT.

…Must have completed at least one year as a Committee Chair.

…Commitment to advance the mission of Desert-CAMFT.

…Prefer a member with previous financial background and skills levels commensurate with a Treasurer’s role and responsibilities.

…Ability to make the necessary time commitment.

Term:

…One year.

Time Commitment:

…Attend at least 12 Board Meetings annually.

…Attend at least 4 Executive Committee Meetings annually.

…Approximately 15 hours per month on Chapter business.


Committee Chairs for Desert-CAMFT Chapter are:

…Membership

…Outreach

…3000 Club

…Website

…Chapter Events

…Social Media

These Committee Chairs are responsible for:

Membership:

…Grow the Chapter Membership at least 5% year over year from January membership number.

… Prepare Member solicitations and communications to encourage current members to renew and potential members to join the Chapter.

Outreach:

…Oversee the compilation and distribution of Desert-CAMFT Chapter Directory.

Creatse opportunities for new professional associations with the Chapter.

3000 Club:

…Oversees the growth of Interns membership of 5% year over year form January membership number.

…Works with Chapter Events Chair to ensure at least quarterly Intern Events and at least one annual Job Fair Event.

Website:

…Maintains current Chapter Website.

…Initiates any recommendations for website modification and improvement.

Chapter Events:

…Initiates, recommends, implements and manages monthly Chapter events and initiate marketing collateral around these events for distribution.

Social Media:

…Responsible for the content of Chapter Social Media Accounts including: Facebook, Linked In, Twitter and any other social media accounts that the Chapter approves of.

Qualifications:

…A current and active member of Desert-CAMFT Chapter and State CAMFT.

…Commitment to advance the mission of Desert-CAMFT.

…Act as a role model and representative of Desert-CAMFT Chapter

…Ability to make the necessary time commitment.

Reports to:

President-Elect

Term:

…One year.

Time Commitment:

…May be required to attend up to 12 Board Meetings annually.

…Approximately 10 hours per month on Chapter business.

….Attend at least 8 Chapter events each year

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