THSI Board of Directors Roles and RESPONSIBILITIES
The board president, who is also called the board chair, is the head of the board and of the organization. The president partners with the organization leadership to promote the company or nonprofit. The president conducts board meetings and ensures that the board’s directives are implemented and monitored.The president calls and conducts meetings of the executive committee as well as the executive committee and board of directors and sub committee and project calls. He also creates committees and appoints committee chairs. The president works to carry out the organization’s mission and ensures accomplishment of goals. The president reviews reports and records, and directs members in their roles. He is also instrumental in hiring and supervising the CEO.
Vice President The vice president of the board, who may also be called the vice chair, is prepared at all times to assume the role of board president, if necessary. The vice president, whose knowledge and commitment mirrors that of the president, may serve in the president’s place for board activities and in the spokesperson capacity. Needs to be able to do all of the presidential duties when needed. Should be up to date on all projects, committees and tasks.The president may delegate special assignments to the vice president, who also works closely with the organization’s CEO to carry out the board president’s vision and directives.
Secretary The board's secretary provides members with required meeting notices, prepares agendas and provides guidance on proper meeting procedures. The secretary takes minutes at board meetings, or designates a person for the task, and reviews and distributes the approved minutes.The secretary prepares and maintains board records, such as minutes and committee reports, and ensures the accuracy and security of the records. The secretary is prepared to assume the leadership role when the president and vice president are unavailable.
Treasurer The treasurer serves as the financial officer. The treasurer applies his knowledge of accounting to monitor finances, while directing the preparation of financial reports and summarizing the reports for the board.The treasurer works with other board officers and the CEO to develop financial plans and prepare the organization’s budget. The treasurer reviews the annual audit and tax forms, and presents the financial material to the board.
Board Members Participate in board of director calls. Be a leader of one of the committees listed below. Conduct calls regarding chosen the committee as needed. Be prepared to report the status of work and projects regarding the chosen committee once weekly during call.
Volunteer coordinator Follow Up with volunteer applications and assigning projects.
Membership coordinator Fill out membership cards, facilitate mailing of membership cards, ribbons, certificates. Help create and implement membership drives.
Social Media Committee Share approved posts on various social media platforms and/or direct volunteers in tasks needed to be completed.