Alumni Council

Position Descriptions

 

Chair

  • The Chair shall act as chairperson at all Council and Executive Committee meetings.
  • Shall work with the UW Bothell Alumni staff designee to set the agenda for general Council and Executive Committee meetings.
  • Shall serve as the Council's official alumni representative to UW Bothell and to other organizations when an official representative is required. (e.g. UW Bothell Commencement, UWAA Board, etc.)
  • Shall work with the UW Bothell Alumni staff designee in evaluating the Council's overall needs and planning future direction for the organization.
  • Shall actively recruit Council and UWAA membership.
  • Shall hold the position for one year.
  • Normal succession of office from Chair-Elect to Chair shall occur automatically without election.

Chair-Elect

  • In the absence of the Chair, the Chair-Elect shall perform the duties of the Chair.
  • Succeeds the Chair in case of emergency, absence or normal succession.
  • Shares the duties with the Chair as a representative at University-wide events.
  • Shall serve as representative on the UW Bothell Campaign Committee.
  • Shall actively recruit Council and UWAA membership.
  • Elected to a two (2) year term serving the first year as Chair-Elect and the second year as Chair.

Committee Chairs

  • Shall head their respective committees by leading critical tasks including recruiting council members, chairing meetings, managing projects, and all other business related to the committee.
  • Act as the primary liaisons between the committee and the Alumni Council and report all committee related news to the Alumni Council membership at every UWBAC meeting.
  • Shall actively recruit Council and UWAA membership.
  • Shall be considered, through nomination and election, to succeed the Chair-Elect in the event that a vacancy occurs. (Does not automatically become Chair-Elect, must be re-elected to position).
  • Elected annually to a one (1) year commitment with no term limit.

Secretary

  • The Secretary aids the UW Bothell Alumni staff designee in taking minutes at all Council meetings.
  • Assists the UW Bothell Alumni staff designee in formatting and sending the minutes to the Chair for review and for distribution.
  • Aides the UW Bothell Alumni staff designee to help ensure the distribution of meeting minutes in a timely manner to all active council members.
  • Maintains a record of UWBAC activities and events and provides information as needed to the UW Bothell Alumni staff designee.
  • Aids the UW Bothell Alumni staff designee (Elections Officer) in executing the election process.
  • Elected annually to a one (1) year term with no term limit.

Alumni Liaison

  • Alumni Liaisons serve on the Alumni Relations Committee under the Alumni Relations Chair.
  • Represent one or more academic programs at UW Bothell.
  • May act as liaisons to the Director of the academic program they represent.
  • Focus on the Alumni Liaison Committee's priorities, however, may serve on any other UWBAC committee.
  • Shall actively recruit Council and UWAA membership.
  • Elected annually to a one (1) year commitment with no term limit.

At-Large Member

  • Represent the greater alumni community
  • Required to serve on a UWBAC committee, volunteer throughout the term, and actively participate in meetings.
  • Shall actively recruit Council and UWAA membership.
  • Elected annually to a one (1) year commitment with no term limit.

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