Open Positions for FMSEA Board 2016

by Earnie on 2016/02/02

in Crow's Nest

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Dear FMSEA members,
Your board of directors are working hard on getting ready to host the National Marine Educators Association conference in Orlando, June 25 through July 1, 2016!
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We will have several positions open on the FMSEA board for 2016. Please read below about the open positions and what duties they entail.

Treasurer: The treasurer maintains the banking accounts, FMSEA Legacy Trust fund account and RegOnline registration system, and the 1 Source Conference Phone account. The treasurer is the contact person for all of these systems.  In addition, the Treasurer tracks and makes payments for any bills or reimbursements related to the organization. The treasurer also attends the Board meetings and conference calls.

Secretary: The Secretary must attend all Board Meetings and recording, preparing and distributing the meeting minutes. The secretary is also responsible for maintaining a record of Board policies.

North Regional Director: The North RD must attend Board Meetings or appoint a proxy, submit a Regional Report and Agenda Items to the Board at least one (1) week prior to the Meeting. Regional directors also arrange, coordinate and organize Regional Outings (field trips, workshops, etc.), communicate to your Regional Membership, minimum of quarterly (*monthly preferred) with email updates. The North region includes the following counties: Hamilton, Suwanee, Columbia, Union, Lafayette, Gilchrist, Dixie, Bradford, Alachua, Levy, Putnam, Marion, and Citrus.

West Central Regional Director:  The West Central RD must attend Board Meetings or appoint a proxy, submit a Regional Report and Agenda Items to the Board at least one (1) week prior to the Meeting. Regional directors also arrange, coordinate and organize Regional Outings (field trips, workshops, etc.), communicate to your Regional Membership, minimum of quarterly (*monthly preferred) with email updates. The West Central region includes the following counties: Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Polk, Hardee, and Highlands.

President Elect: The President-Elect serves for one-year as the de-facto vice president, filling in when the FMSEA President is unavailable, before assuming the office in the following year. The President-Elect also collects the nominations for the next round of elections and awards. Other responsibilities including blogging periodically to “The Crow’s Nest” onfmsea.org, being in charge of teacher scholarships, awards, and elections.  The President-Elect also serves as a mentor to the Regional Directors.

If you are interested in any of the positions above please send a short biography, a professional headshot and a statement saying why you are interested in joining the board to your regional director or me (president-elect@fmsea.org) by March 1, 2016.

Sincerely,
 
Jaclyn

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