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University of Wyoming

Officer Responsibilities


President

  • Leads or facilitates planning and implementation of programs (e.g. alumni recognition, community service activity, speakers, workshops)
  • Works with other officers and advisors to develop meeting agendas and distributes them to members before meetings
  • Leads business meetings
  • Provides leadership (encouragement, motivation, guidance for other officers and members in planning and implementing plans)
  • Follows a theme throughout a semester year
  • Works with Vice-President who serves as parliamentarian for all business meetings to ensure that Robert's Rules of Order are being followed
  • Appoints committees as needed
  • Participates in the student activities of the AAFCS student group
  • Coordinates student member activities by fostering communications among campus students
  • Provides information and encourages student members to attend affiliate and national workshops and annual conventions
  • Encourages local association and individual members to use and submit articles to the journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice.
  • Encourages professionalism through personal actions and conduct
  • Provides leadership in doing budgeting in the spring for the next year's activities
  • Plans and conducts a program and budget planning the spring for the next year

Vice President

 

  • Works with the President to coordinate planning and leadership  
  • Provides leadership for development of programs, works with students chairing activity planning committees  
  • Leads or facilitates planning and implementation of programs (e.g. alumni recognition, community service activity, speakers, workshops)  
  • Gives Vice President's report at regular business meetings  
  • Encourage professionalism through personal actions and conduct  
  • Organizes and/or sponsors two brown bag lunches or other sessions with local professionals and invite members to come, talk, ad learn more about a particular field  
  • Works with Graduate Liaison to organize an alumni recognition activity  
  • Serves as parliamentarian for all business meetings to ensure that members learn to use Robert's Rules of Order  
  • Works with Treasurer and advisors to develop ASUW funding requests  
  • Organizes yearly election of officers  
  • Organizes yearly collaborative event with CSU AAFCS members  
  • Leads member recruitment activities  

Treasurer

  • Works with the Department of FCS accountant to keep and report accurate financial records and manage funds to meet objectives and conduct plan of work for the year
  • Encourage professionalism through personal actions and conduct
  • Gives officer report at regular business meetings, i.e. fundraising plans and activities
  • Gives treasurer's report at business meetings
  • Works with officers and advisors to coordinate planning and leadership
  • Works with other officers and advisors to develop a budget in the spring for the next year
  • Checks the budget before funds are expended, collects bills and receipts
  • Collects and keeps records of membership fees
  • Leads the group in planning fundraising events for designated purposes
  • Organizes fundraiser events
  • Work with Vice President and advisors to develop ASUW funding requests

Secretary

  • Records the minutes of the student section meetings and distributes them to members shortly after each meeting, allowing members time to carry out commitments
  • Gives Secretary's report at regular business meetings
  • Read minutes of previous meeting at each business meeting for approval
  • Writes correspondence, including thank you notes, as necessary
  • Keeps minutes and other correspondence in Secretary's notebook in an organized fashion
  • Encourages professionalism through personal actions and conduct
  • Works with the President and Vice President to coordinate planning and leadership
  • Presents a report of activities at each meeting
  • Keeps student information current (email address book)

Publicists

  • Gives officer report at regular business meetings on promotion of upcoming events and activities, website development and maintenance, and recruitment
  • Chairs webpage development and updating committee
  • Assists committees in publicizing events and programs
  • Keeps bulletin board current
  • Posts list of upcoming activities on website and bulletin board
  • Works with Vice-President to develop orientation packets for next year's freshman and transfer students
  • Encourages professionalism through personal actions and conduct

Historian/ Archivist

  • Responsible for having photographs taken at meetings and activities
  • Keeps a photo and narrative record of the organization's meetings and activities
  • Gives officer report at regular business meetings on materials collected and/or needed from others for the archives
  • Encourages professionalism through personal actions and conduct
  • Works with Secretary and Treasurer to be sure there is a complete record of minutes, treasurer's reports, correspondence, officers, activities, and other important information maintained as the official record of the organization
  • Works with the President to coordinate planning and leadership
  • Chairs Mentor Program

Ag Council Representative

  • Attends all Ag Council meetings and give reports at business meetings
  • Participates in program and budget planning in the spring for the next year
  • Encourages professionalism through personal actions and conduct
  • Chair the community service project

Last Updated on 10/10/2008 1:46:30 PM