There are many people who help ensure that the Monticello Chapter of Women of Today remains an integral part of our community. Below is a list of the current board positions along with a description of the job duties.
The President plans and runs all the monthly meetings and does the same for the monthly board meetings. The President is the leader who serves as the voice of the chapter and represents the chapter in the community. The President is expected to attend state conventions and district meetings, when possible. This position can be time-consuming, but is also fulfilling.
The State Delegate serves as the liaison between the chapter and other levels of Women of Today, such as district, state, and national. The State Delegate leads the voting delegation at district meeting and state conventions. The State Delegate may also arrange visitations to other chapters.
Membership Vice President
The Membership Vice President (or co-membership) oversees chapter socials and membership recruitment events. This may include planning, advertising, and hosting an event, or that may be delegated to other members. Membership VPs are in charge of collecting renewal dues, submitting dues for renewals and new members, and orientating and activating new members. They maintain prospective lists and may utilize Facebook or other media to share Women of Today with others.
The duties of the Secretary include attending the monthly general meetings and the monthly board meetings where she accurately records the minutes and motions of the meetings for future reference of the chapter.
The Treasurer is busy keeping things in balance for the chapter. She is responsible for tracking the chapter finances and accounts, informing everyone the project amounts budgeted and used for various activities, and giving an account update at every general meeting.
Programming Vice President
The Programming Vice President is responsible for supervising program areas that benefit the community around us and benefit our chapter members. She offers help and guidance to members that are managing the various program areas. Program areas include: Community Connections, Domestic Violence Awareness, Women’s Wellness, Youth of Today, Ways and Means, Living and Learning, Funshine, Newsletter, Records Management, and Social Media (Public Relations). Examples of these programs are listed under the About Us – Programs tab.
As the Past President and Parliamentarian, the officer is in charge of the annual bylaw review and chairs the Nominating Committee for recruiting board members for the next year. Parliamentarian duties include ensuring that the meetings run efficiently through the use of Robert’s Rules of Order and the chapter’s bylaws and policies.