Foothill Chapter 2021 Board Elections

Foothill Chapter Board Positions - 2021

Chairperson

Secretary

Treasurer

 

Eligibility for Board Positions

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  • Board positions are a 1 year term
  • After term has been completed, position holder may re-apply for the same position or another position. This allows other members an opportunity to fulfill a position

  • Must be a Foothill Chapter member in good standing to apply

Application Process

  • Nominations must be emailed to the Nomination Committee (Anjali Daryani, Laura Culver, Kathy Cain) at doctordaryani@gmail.com no later than Oct 5, 2020

    • Nomination Committee will contact nominees to obtain written consent.

  • Nominations Committee will present the board with the list of Nominees at ​the Oct 12 monthly board meeting. 

  • All Nominees must  must provide a personal brief bio by Nov 1, 11:59 pm. Bios must be emailed to doctordaryani@gmail.com

  • Bios and ballots will be emailed to Foothill Chapter Members on Nov 9 to vote on by Dec 1st

    • Completed Ballots will be emailed  to an impartial member of the Nominations Committee

      • Laura Culver

      • snlculver@gmail.com​​

    • Ballots will be tallied by an Laura Culver and results disclosed at the December general membership meeting and Holiday Party.

Brief Position Descriptions

(Please note that the positions may include duties not listed below):

  • Chairperson

    • Description:

      • Hold and attend monthly board meetings, notify Board and prepare agenda

      • Organize and run annual fundraising schooling and rated show

      • Organize and attend 2 yearly chapter social events (Awards dinner, summer BBQ and holiday party), and junior social event (summer BBQ)

      • Organize and attend at least 4 yearly educational opportunities for members including adult amateur and junior clinics

      • Oversee award ceremonies

      • Help with fundraising for Chapter

      • Manage, lead and support the various committees. This may include attending events and meetings

      • Keep track of volunteer hours

      • Promote our chapter and the sport of dressage

      • Attend annual CDS meeting (may require travel), report on Chapter activities

      • Store Foothills items and inventory annually 

    • Requirements:

      • Good knowledge of dressage, regulations, and the governing bodies (CDS, USDF)

      • Working relationship with trainers, show organizers, chapter chairs, and chapter members

      • Willing to work closely with CDS board

      • Good leadership and interpersonal skills

      • Organization, honesty, integrity

 

  • Secretary

    • Description:

      • Attend, contribute, take notes and vote at monthly board meetings

      • Prepare minutes from meetings for Board approval and website

      • Send email communications out to membership on all Chapter events, clinics, shows, keep membership informed on Chapter updates and other communications as requested by Chair

      • Help organize and attend annual fundraising schooling and rated show

      • Help organize and attend 2 yearly chapter social events (currently BBQ and holiday party)

      • Help organize at least 4 yearly educational opportunities for members including adult amateur and junior clinics

      • Assist with and attend award ceremonies (April & December)

      • Support the various committees. This may include attending events and meetings

      • Promote our chapter and the sport of dressage

    • Requirements:

      • Fair knowledge of dressage, regulations, and the governing bodies (CDS, USDF)

      • Working relationship with trainers, show organizers and chapter chairs

      • Willing to work closely with CDS board

      • Good leadership and organizational skills

      • Familiarity with electronics and social media. 

 

 

  • Treasurer

    • Description:

      • Attend, contribute, and vote at monthly board meetings

      • Financial management and oversight including reconciling bank statements, and managing cash flow

      • Keeping detailed records of chapter accounts/funds

      • Preparing and monitoring an annual budget

      • Creating and maintaining systems for ensuring the organization’s ongoing solvency and oversee the development of the organization’s financial policies.

      • Completing required financial reporting forms in a timely manner for the board’s review.

      • Collecting funds at fundraising events

      • Issuing reimbursements, scholarships/grants/awards

      • Support the various committees. This may include attending events

      • Promote our chapter and the sport of dressage

    • Requirements:

      • Some knowledge of dressage

      • Knowledge of finances and budgeting

      • Good knowledge of electronic modalities to receive and distribute funds (paypal, venmo etc)

      • Organization, honesty, integrity

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