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Executive Board Position Descriptions

Elected Positions 

President

President-Elect

Treasurer

Secretary/Historian

Recruitment and Retention Chair

 

Appointed Positions

Professional Development Co-Chair - Education

Professional Development Co-Chair - Networking and Logistics 

Communications Chair

Webmaster

 

Elected Positions

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President
  • Guides and directs the work of the elected and appointed Executive Board positions

  • Coordinates all Executive Board elections during term as president

  • Stands in for the elected and appointed Executive Board positions if they are unable to attend CASCHA business

  • Coordinates CASCHA Executive Board retreats

  • Coordinates the calendar and schedule events for the organization for the year

  • Maintains records of the year’s activities and initiatives

  • Works with newly elected officers during transition to provide historical continuity of leadership 

  • Is responsible for maintaining relationship with GLACUHO and other umbrella organizations

 

President-Elect
  • Guides and directs the work of elected and appointed Executive Board positions

  • Coordinates Executive Board and General Membership meeting agendas and other communication

  • Stands in for the elected and appointed Executive Board positions if they are unable to attend CASCHA functions/business

  • Maintains records of the year’s activities and initiatives

  • Coordinates election for President position should a vacancy occur

  • Serves as the primary liaison to member institutions

  • Serves as the President and fulfills the President’s responsibilities during the second year of the term

 

Treasurer
  • Coordinates the solicitation and deposit of dues from member institutions

  • Keeps records of expenditures and appropriates the necessary funds for reimbursement

  • Maintains all records and paperwork associated with the CASCHA organization account

  • Approves all expenses with consultation of the President/President-Elect

  • Participates in the process to appoint Executive Board members

  • Maintains records of the year’s activities and initiatives

 

Secretary/Historian
  • Records the minutes of the Executive Board and General Membership meetings

  • Maintains the historical records of CASCHA including (but not limited to) agendas, minutes, letters, publicity, and photos

  • Manages the Executive Board and General Membership groups/listservs, including managing membership requests

  • Participates in the process to appoint Executive Board members

  • Maintains records of the year’s activities and initiatives

 

Recruitment and Retention Chair
  • Organizes outreach efforts and retention of CASCHA members

  • Organizes welcome activities at General Membership meetings

  • Coordinates the scholarship process

  • Participates in the process to appoint Executive Board members

  • Maintains records of the year’s activities and initiatives

 

Appointed Positions

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Professional Development Co-Chair - Education
  • Identifies a monthly professional development topic for each CASCHA meeting

  • Solicits ideas and suggestions from member institutions so that the needs and interests of these institutions are being met

  • Works with fellow Executive Board members to identify a presenter for topics and serve as main point person to secure presenters

  • Plans ways to continue the educational conversations post-meetings

  • Explores the implementation of further education including the usage of webinars, drive-in conferences

  • Provides opportunities for member institutions to learn more about companies that provide services for and to Colleges and Universities

 

Professional Development Co-Chair - Networking and Logistics 
  • In partnership with the campus liaison, plans all logistical aspects of the monthly meetings, including but not limited to reserving a room location, securing parking and campus information, identifying a facility tour at the meeting location, planning a social either pre or post meeting to occur either on or off site

  • Plans the two large CASCHA socials at GLACUHO and OPE including but not limited to securing a room location, working with catering to identify beverage and snack options, processing payment for social items, setting-up on the day of the event

  • The Professional Development Co-Chair-Networking and Logistics promotes opportunities for members of CASCHA to interact and socialize in a less formal setting near or within the Chicago area

 

Communications Chair
  • Serves as the primary person responsible for all marketing and communication activities that represent CASCHA

  • Maintains a regular and consistent presence on social media platforms

  • Creates marketing and promotional items

  • Collaborates with Webmaster to ensure a seamless and multi-platform delivery of relevant information to CASCHA member institutions and other constituents

  • Maintains records of the year’s activities and initiatives

 

Webmaster
  • Coordinates the web presence of CASCHA, including design and maintenance of the website

  • Regularly and consistently updates the website with relevant information, resources, or announcements

  • Ensures annual registration and payment for the www.cascha.org domain is current

  • Collaborates with Communications Chair to ensure a seamless and multi-platform delivery of relevant information to CASCHA member institutions and other constituents

  • Maintains records of the year’s activities and initiatives

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2017 Elections & Appointments
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Abbreviated Timeline
Elected Positions
  • March 9-April 15: Nominations open and can be submitted here.

  • March 9- April 15: Submit interest to cascha.org@gmail.com for your name to be on the ballot.

  • April 17: Elections at general meeting.

 

Appointed Positions
  • March 9-May 22: Nominations open and can be submitted here.

  • May 22: Deadline for candidates to email cascha.org@gmail.com their statement of interest.

  • June 3-10: Candidates appointed to positions by the 2015-2016 elected board.

  • June 12: Announcement of full CASCHA Board at general meeting.