Treasurer

Region VIII Treasurer

POSITION DESCRIPTION

PURPOSE
  • Maintain permanent records of Region VIII Council funds, income and expenses

TERM OF OFFICE
  • 2 years, alternating election years with the Secretary
  • Maximum number of terms allowed: n/a

QUALIFICATIONS
  • ASCLS Professional or Emeritus membership and reside in Region VIII
  • Recommended experience that would be helpful to someone holding this office:
    • Previous involvement within region or state society
    • Previous state society treasurer
    • Experience with financial record keeping in a business or other organization

DUTIES
  • Keep a permanent record of all Region VIII financial transactions.
  • Pay bills and reimbursements to Council members, balance checking account.
  • Assist in development of annual operating budget for Region VIII Council.
  • Reports to: Region VIII Director
  • Other duties performed: Provide records for audit by Audit/Budget chair.

EXPECTATIONS
  • Meeting attendance & travel requirements:  Attend at least two (out of three) Region VIII Council meetings per year – Jackson (during IMSS), spring video conference, or national meeting site (summer)
  • Reports: Provide Treasurer’s Report at each Council meeting
  • Deadlines: n/a
  • Average time commitment: Approximately 3-5 hours per month
  • Financial considerations: Travel expenses and registration costs to IMSS and/or national meeting

RESOURCES
  • Mentors: Past Region VIII Directors and officers
  • Materials: Region VIII Guidelines
  • Helpful Hints & suggestions: Computer, e-mail very helpful.
  • Stay up to date with duties monthly.

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

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