Thursday, October 18, 2012

You Can Be On The 2013 GLC Board!

Are you coming to our Tools and Techniques conference October 26 and 27 in Jackson? It's not too late to register. Click here for more info.
The GLC bylaws state that we have one-year terms for each of our GLC board positions. We'll take nominations until November 1st and then we'll vote online during the month of November. So send your nominations to GLC president Holly Wolfe!
She will send updates through the GLC loop a couple of times between now and November 1 for where we stand on the ballot.

You can self-nominate or nominate someone else in the chapter. To self-nominate, just send Holly an e-mail expressing your interest in the position and she'll add you to the ballot. To nominate someone else, please get their permission first. :-)  No exceptions. Then you can e-mail Holly and she'll add them to the ballot.

The Board is somewhat flexible. We can add or delete positions to make things work smoothly for our chapter. We do have to keep at least 3 people on the board, and we have to have a President, a Secretary, a Treasurer & a Vice-President. Two of those positions can be combined.
Positions for which we'd like nominations:
Publicist - Webmaster
Critique Loop Coordinator
Prayer Loop Coordinator
Education Director
Current people/positions are:
President/Treasurer - Holly Wolfe
VP - Johnna Postic
Secretary - Karlene Jacobsen
Publicist/Historian - Joanne Sher
Critique/Prayer Coordinator - Joy Melville
Education - Peggy Bennitt  

Below are the job descriptions for the basic four - the rest are hopefully self-explanatory, but ask if you have any questions. Please prayerfully consider running for the board. It's a one-year committment. Thank you!   Holly, for the entire GLC Board of Directors

SECTION 1.  The officers of the association shall be the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and any other officers the membership deems necessary, who shall constitute the Board of Directors. These officers shall be elected as provided in Article VI hereof.

SECTION 2.  Duties of the Officers.
  • President - shall oversee the other officers, moderate the chapter e-mail list, directs meetings, sends e-newsletter to group each month, chair the Newsletter Committee, chairs the Speaker Selection Committee, serve as the Critique Group Liaison, serve as ex-officio member of all committees, execute chapter business as specified by the Board of Directors and established policy of ACFW, and coordinate all activities.  In the event of a tie vote on the Board of Directors, the President shall cast the deciding vote. 
  • Vice-President - Serves President in his/her capacity, co-moderate the local e-mail list, directs meetings in absence of President, chairs the Fund Raising Committee, sit on Speaker Selection Committee. 
  • Secretary – shall be responsible for Recording minutes of each board meeting and filing a monthly chapter report (even if the chapter does not meet that month) with the Area Coordinator who will file the Area Report to the Zone Director who files a Zone Report to the Zone Officer, maintain meeting calendar, maintain critique calendar (optional), mail welcome letters to new members, maintain Member roster, chair Event Publicity Committee, maintain media/industry mailing list. 
  • Treasurer – shall process new member applications and dues, maintain account for group dues and other monies, disperse monies as voted on by officers, report account balance and membership numbers at monthly meetings, submit new member information to secretary, remind members about annual dues, chair Finance Committee, and sit on Fund Raising Committee. The treasurer will send the chapter's dues to national and file an annual financial report with the Zone Officer no later than January 31st of each year.

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