CHICAGO CHAPTER - Accepting Applications

Be part of the UN Women USA Chicago Chapter Board.

We have open positions for: President, Secretary, Vice President for Membership and Vice President of Development. Deadline: Monday, February 3rd.

Overview of Open Board Roles

The President, as the principal officer of the organization, shall preside over all membership meetings chair the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee. The President shall perform all other duties incident to the office of President and duties as may be prescribed by the governing documents of the association or the Board of Directors. The president shall be the official representative of the organization. In addition, the President shall:

- Appoint chairs of standing and special committees, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors except the Nominating Committee;

- Ensure that all books, reports, and certifications are properly kept or filed as required by law;

- Interpret USNC- UN Women’s programs, policies, and objectives to the chapter;

- Ensure that a coordinated program, including projects and activities, be developed in accordance with the objectives of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women;

- Oversee media and press releases; Oversee chapter activities;

- Serve as liaison between National committee and other UN Women USA chapters;

- Keep board up-to-date on UN Women USA campaigns and priorities;

- Network with other like-minded organizations and individual to promote the chapter;

- Provide support to board members in their role;

- Serve in such other capacities as the Board of Directors shall direct.

 

The Secretary shall:

- Prepare, preserve, minutes of the proceedings of the Board of Directors:

- Ensure that minutes from the meetings are distributed at least five days prior to the Board of Directors meeting;

- Ensure that proper notice is sent to all members pursuant to the notice requirements for Board and membership meetings;

- Serve as official custodian of the records for the chapter - maintaining copies of all correspondences dispersed on behalf of the chapter;

- Perform all other duties incident to the office and such duties as may be directed by the President.

 

The Vice President for Membership shall:

- Chair the Membership Committee;

- Serve as an ex-officio member of the Strategic Planning Committee;

- Oversee the planning and logistics of membership events to promote membership engagement and recruitment;

- Monitor current membership and grace period reports to ensure timely membership renewals and track progress toward enrollment targets;

- Onboard and welcome new members and match them to committees based their interests, skillset, and goals;

- Recruit and interface with prospective members to answer any questions they may about membership opportunities;

- Cultivate partnerships with aligned organizations to increase UN Women USA - Chicago chapter visibility and membership opportunities;

- Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the governing documents of the association or the Board of Directors;

- Serve in such other capacities as the President shall direct.

 

The Vice President of Development shall:

- Co-chair the Events and Activities Committee;

- Serve as an ex-officio member of the Strategic Planning Committee;

- Serve as member of the Finance Committee;

- Create new partnerships and maintain existing partnerships;

- Develop a community of organizations to collaborate with;

- Serve in such other capacities as the President shall direct;

- Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the governing documents of the association or the Board of Directors.

 

 

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