AAJA NY Board Member Job Descriptions

Maria Sandoval October 3, 2011 0

Elections are coming up! Interested in a position and volunteering your time? See job descriptions below.
Time line:
Oct. 3-14 – submit applications.  (two weeks)
Oct. 15-28 – voting process.  (two weeks)
Oct. 29 – election results announced.

Each board position is for 2 years, chairs are 1 year.

The application is an essay. Please write an essay to our members on what you can bring to AAJA next year and what makes you a stellar candidate. Email essay to: annalisa.aajany@gmail.com

 

Board Member Descriptions

President, Member of Executive Committee -
  • Oversees governing board, advisory board, and organization
  • Lead board meetings and represents the board and organization as a whole
  • Serves as the main spokesperson to the media and community on behalf of AAJANY; represents AAJANY in the community.
  • Recommends creation of committees; Designates responsibilities to board committees
  • Prepares pre-meeting materials
  • Recruits new board members and ensures proper orientation of new board members
  • In general, ensures board operations run smoothly
  • Participate in quarterly conference calls with other AAJA presidents
  • Liaise with other media and community organization presidents
  • Oversees board voting process, and if necessary breaks voting ties
  • Votes on AAJANY issues

Broadcast Vice President, Member of Executive Committee

  • In general, assumes responsibilities of the President in his/her absence.Assists the President with his /her responsibilities
  • Responsible for the broadcast area of  AAJANY, which includes sub-commitee/s and events.
  • Creates strategic plan of broadcast events throughout the year (at least 2 events)
  • Votes on AAJANY issues

Print Vice President, Member of Executive Committee

  • In general, assumes responsibilities of the President in his/her absence.
  • Assists the President with his /her responsibilities
  • Responsible for the Print area of  AAJANY, which includes sub-committee/s and events.
  • Creates strategic plan of print events throughout the year (at least 2 events)
  • Votes on AAJANY issues

Treasurer, member of Executive Committee

  • In general, manages board financial activities and is responsible for bookkeeping
  • Ensures financial records are up to date and provide financial report to the board each meeting.
  • Forecast spending and earnings for the year
  • Ensure financial concerns are brought to the attention of the board
  • Ensure the proper use of funds and in general the sound management of finance
  • Create midyear and end of the year reporters to the national chapter
  • Create monthly report/balance sheet for each meeting.
  • If treasurer cannot attend meeting, s/he must have another board member present the financial report.
  • Submits reports to the national office twice a year on January 31 and June 15.
  • Votes on AAJANY issues

Secretary, member of Executive Committee

  • Records meeting minutes and distributes minutes within 72 hours following meeting.
  • Is responsible for archiving past minutes, etc. and uploads all document to Google Docs.
  • Updates members of monthly meetings and keeps tracks of meeting attendance
  • If secretary cannot attend meeting, s/he must have another board member record minutes.
  • Votes on AAJANY issues

National Advisory Board-

  • Participates in quarterly conference calls with other advisory board members
  • Corresponds with national staff members when necessary
  • Emails weekly reports from national office to all board members
  • Attends two meetings each year (one at national office in Spring and one at National Convention in the summer)
  • Votes on national issues as a representative of NYC members
  • If she/he cannot attend a meeting, she/he will have another board member report in his/her place
  • Present national issues at monthly board meetings
  • Votes on AAJANY issues

Community Outreach Chair

  • Leads marketing for AAJA and related events.
  • Develop marketing strategies to promote organization in the community and to promote events and workshops.
  • Manages AAJA website, twitter, facebook  with updates
  • Leads publicity of special events and increase exposure of AAJA online and in the community.
  • In general, works to improve and create relationships with members and community.

Membership Committee Chair

  • Manages listserv with membership updates.
  • Serves as a liaison to members and answers questions from members in regards to listserve, membership, renewal, etc
  • Safe keeper of the AAJA-NY membership list and updates.
  • Work to increase membership and engage membership outreach.
  • Works with AAJA national in regards to membership updates.
  • Work to improve and create relationships with members.

Mentorship Commitee Chair

  • Spearhead NYC mentorship programs and/or events, workshops
  • Oversees the assigning of mentors and men tees, and follows-up.
  • Serves as the main communicator between men-tee and mentors
  • Work to improve and create relationships with new mentors  and men tees.
  • Updates the board

 

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