Here are sample job descriptions that your Chapter or SIG can use as a starting point
for the defining the responsibilities of its officers. The only required Chapter officer
is the ICG board representative, and the only required SIG officer is its Chair. The
Chapter or SIG can also have other officers than the ones listed here.
Chapter President: The Chapter President has overall responsibility to see that the Chapter operates for the benefit of its members, and to provide overall direction and support for Chapter activities. The Chapter President is a facilitator and an influencer, who mainly works through Chapter members. In some chapters, the President is also the ICG Board representative. The primary roles of Chapter President include:
Chapter Vice President: The role of the Chapter Vice President vary by Chapter. Some Chapters assign specific responsibilities in their Bylaws, such as event planning, membership, or ICG Board Representative. In other Chapters, the Vice President has no assigned roles and works with the President to identify areas to focus on. The office can be a good training ground for future Chapter Presidents. In some chapters, the Vice President is also the ICG Board representative.
Chapter Secretary: The Chapter Secretary is a point of communication with members, the ICG, and the community. The Secretary is also responsible for maintaining the records of the chapter, both physical and online. Here are some duties that are typically performed by the Chapter Secretary:
Chapter Treasurer: The Chapter Treasurer is responsible for managing all aspects of Chapter finances. The Treasurer regularly reports on the Chapter finances to Chapter members and its board, and prepares and files financial reporting documents as required. Here are some duties that are typically performed by the Chapter Treasurer.
Chapter ICG Board Representative: The Chapter ICG Board Representative becomes a member of the ICG board. The officer must be at least 18 years old and reamain an ICG member in good standing while serving in this capacity. Responsibilities include:
SIG Chair: The role of the SIG Chair is similar to that of a Chapter President. The Chair has overall responsibility to see that the SIG operates for the benefit of its members, and to provide overall direction and support for SIG activities. The SIG Chair is a facilitator and an influencer, who mainly works through SIG members. Here are some typical responsibilities of the SIG Chair:
Other SIG Officers: SIGs are not required to but may have other officers, like those of Chapters. The SIG bylaws should specify any additional officers and how they are elected by SIG members. The descriptions of their roles will be identical to their Chapter counterparts.
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