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Executive Board Duties

Oregon-AMS President:

Provides leadership in implementing events and programs for the membership.  Programs and events may include, but not limited to, regular meetings (technical or dinner), annual Winter Weather meeting, public speaking events (OMSI, schools, etc.), etc.

Acts as spokesman for the Chapter to the national AMS office and local organizations.

Emails a short summary of Chapter activities to national AMS once a month.

In charge of maintaining and updating the Chapter website (unless delegated to another).

May delegate tasks to other officers for program implementation.

Ensures that assigned functions of the Chapter are carried out.

Initiates and presides over the Executive Council (EC) quarterly planning meetings.

May serve as a scribe during the EC quarterly planning meetings (unless delegated).

Attends, and presides over, all member meetings (whenever possible).

Time commitment: 5 – 10 hours per quarter (i.e., three months).

  

Oregon-AMS Vice-President:

Assumes the role of President when the President is unavailable.

Attends and participates in quarterly planning meetings of the Executive Council.

Helps the Executive Council in the planning and implementation of programs.

May serve as a scribe during the quarterly planning meetings of the Executive Council.

Attends member meetings, whenever possible.

Time commitment: up to 5 hours per quarter.

  

Oregon-AMS Treasurer:

Maintains financial records of the Chapter.

Collects monies (i.e., member dues), maintains member database, and issues checks on behalf of the Chapter.

May serve as a scribe during the quarterly planning meetings of the Executive Council.

Attends and participates in quarterly planning meetings of the Executive Council.

Helps the Executive Council in the planning and implementation of programs.

May serve as a scribe during the quarterly planning meetings of the Executive Council.

Attends member meetings, whenever possible.

Time commitment: up to 5 – 10 hours per quarter.

 

 Oregon-AMS Secretary:

Maintains official records of the Chapter. 

Notifies members of upcoming events by email and mail.

Officiates over the annual election of officers.

Archive the meeting notes of the Executive Council.

Attends and participates in quarterly planning meetings of the Executive Council.

Helps the Executive Council in the planning and implementation of programs.

May serve as a scribe during the quarterly planning meetings of the Executive Council.

Attends member meetings, whenever possible.

Time commitment: up to 5 – 10 hours per quarter.

 

Oregon-AMS Councilor:

Attends and participates in quarterly planning meetings of the Executive Council.

Helps the Executive Council in the planning and implementation of programs.

May serve as a scribe during the quarterly planning meetings of the Executive Council.

Attends member meetings, whenever possible.

Time commitment: up to 5 hours per quarter.