Audit and Budget Chair

Region VIII Audit and Budget Chair


  • Work with the Region VIII Treasurer to prepare the annual budget for the Region. Audit Region VIII finances annually

  • 1 years
  • Maximum number of terms allowed: n/a

  • ASCLS Professional or Emeritus membership and reside in Region VIII; current member of Region VIII Council
  • Recommended experience that would be helpful to someone holding this office:
    • Previous state treasurer or Region VIII treasurer experience is very helpful.

  • Prepare the annual budget for the Region VIII Council based on previous years’ expenses.
  • Present the draft budget to Region VIII Council at spring Council meeting.
  • Revise budget per Council request and present final budget to Region VIII Council at summer Council meeting.
  • Reports to:  Region VIII Director
  • Other duties performed: Participate in Council activities

  • Meeting attendance & travel requirements: Attend at least two (out of three) Region VIII Council meetings per year ¯ Jackson (during IMSS), spring video conference, and national meeting site (summer)
  • Reports: Budget presentations at spring and summer Council meetings
  • Deadlines: as assigned by Regional Director
  • Average time commitment: Approximately 10-12 hours per year
  • Financial considerations: Travel expenses and registration costs to national meeting where summer Council meeting is held are not covered by Region VIII. These are the responsibility of the Chair.

  • Mentors: Regional Director, Region VIII Treasurer, other regional leaders
  • Materials: Region VIII Guidelines, previous year’s budget, treasurer’s reports for the current year
  • Helpful Hints & suggestions: Computer, e-mail very helpful.

  • Contributions to the profession: Help maintain financial viability of Region VIII Council. Improve communication within the organization and the profession.
  • Skills developed/enhanced: Budgeting, negotiation, communication
  • Contacts / networking opportunities: Meet and develop relationships with colleagues throughout Region
  • Travel opportunities: Jackson and site of national meeting.

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