Nominations for the following officers are requested
The president-elect shall be a Full Member elected for a term of one (1) year. The president-elect assumes responsibilities of the president for two (2) years at the end of his/her term. (Election as President takes place in 2013).
Responsibilities include serving on the Executive Committee and working closely with the President and performing duties as needed, such as special study groups or task forces; representing the Chapter as directed by the president; and serving as president when designated by the president or the Executive Committee. Previous examples have included Chairing Executive Committee meetings in the absence of the president, chairing the Annual Chapter Design Awards and Annual Meeting, and other items of personal interest.
Vice President – Program Services
The vice president of program services shall be a Full Member elected for term of two (2) years.
Responsibilities include serving on the Executive Committee and acting as the liaison for the president regarding all Chapter education programs by coordinating, facilitating, or chairing activities. Previous examples have included National Landscape Architecture Month, technical workshops, Annual Conference, and other continuing education efforts.
Vice President – Communication and Information Services
The vice president of communication and information services shall be a Full Member elected for term of two (2) years.
Responsibilities include serving on the Executive Committee and acting as the liaison for the president regarding all Chapter communications by coordinating, facilitating, or chairing activities. Current communication efforts include the Upstate Landscape Newsletter -- a printed newsletter published two times per year; Upstate Landscapes Express -- an electronic newsletter emailed 10-12 times per year; maintaining the Chapter website; and Chapter archives.
At-Large Member (2 Positions Available)
The at-large member shall be Full or Associate Members elected for a term of two (2) years. There are three currently on the Executive Committee.
Responsibilities include serving on the Executive Committee by coordinating, facilitating, or chairing Chapter activities as assigned or delegated by the president. Previous involvement has included assisting one of the three vice-presidents in either program services, communication and information services, or external affairs. Other options include NLAM Coordinator or Membership Chair.
The secretary shall be a Full or Associate Member elected for a term of two (2) years.
Responsibilities include serving on the Executive Committee by maintaining a record of the proceedings of the business meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee; preparing and issuing notices of Executive Committee meetings, and other assigned duties by the president such as ballots and elections, special membership notifications, and other correspondence. The secretary also serves ex officio as a member of the Constitution and Bylaws Committee.
TreasurerThe Treasurer shall be a Full or Associate member elected for a term of two years. The Treasurer shall be the keeper of the funds, trustee of the accounts and keeper of the chapter financial records.
Responsibilities include collecting and disbursing funds, quarterly reports, preparing annual budgets, assisting with program event budgets and retaining accounting services for yearly taxes.
Other Committee Assignments
The NLAM Coordinator (National Landscape Architecture Month), Membership Chair, and HALS Coordinator (Historic American Landscapes Survey), shall be a Full or Associate member volunteering for a term of at least one year.
Responsibilities include managing correspondence, participating in quarterly national, teleconferences, researching and distributing information, and reporting back to the President.
**Due Friday July 18!**