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© 2017 Foothills Chapter Dressage Club

Board Elections

2020 Foothill Chapter Board Elections

 

 

2020 Foothill Chapter Board Positions

  • Chairperson

  • Secretary

  • Treasurer

 

Eligibility and Application Process for Board Positions

  • 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

  • Applicants must provide a personal brief bio by Nov 4, 11:59 pm. Bios must be emailed to doctordaryani@gmail.com

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

  • Ballots will be tallied by an impartial member of the nominations committee and results disclosed at the Dec 7 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