BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors governs the operations of the NAWA Florida Chapter. The Executive Board is made up of the President, Vice Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer and Past President. Coordinators are members of the full Board.
The President arranges board and presides over the meetings, supervises board positions and activities including: finance, exhibits, meetings and any activity under the NAWA Florida chapter name; files reports with the National office twice yearly and as needed. She reports to the President of N.A.W.A and the Liaison and consults them regarding policy questions. The Florida Chapter operates under the bylaws and regulations of the National organization. She prepares a statement for the annual exhibition. The president signs all contracts and holds a Chapter credit card.
The Vice Presidents operate under the direction of the President. Activities will be agreed upon between them .This position leads to the presidency. If the President is unavailable, she will assume the duties of the President.
The Secretary records the minutes during the board meeting, prepares the minutes for the board and sends the minutes to the board; makes amendments and disperses the report for the board and for the liaison of the chapter.
The Treasurer receives the renewals, entry fees, donations and maintains records of expenses and a checking account for these funds and prepares reports for the Florida Chapter board and National board organization. She prepares quarterly and yearly reports for the Florida and National board and as requested. She holds the tax exempt certificate. She coordinates the renewal process with the Membership Coordinator in the Fall along with National renewals and registers new Fall and Spring new members. The Treasurer holds a Chapter credit card.
The Nominating Coordinator works with a committee of volunteers from the board to search for candidates for board positions and interview potential candidates. Elections occur every two years and the Coordinator will seek candidates as vacancies occur between the two year terms. She will contact members about their interests in volunteering and skills they can contribute for board positions and other events and seek candidates as the board needs require.
The Liaison to the National organization receives board reports from the chapter for the National NAWA board meetings she attends. She serves as a consultant on all NAWA Florida chapter matters.
VENUES AND EXHIBITIONS COMMITTEE
The Venues and Exhibitions Committee, lead by the Committee Chair, is responsible for researching and contacting potential exhibition venues, presenting them to the Board and making all the necessary arrangements to secure the approved venues for the appropriate dates for our exhibitions. The Committee is also responsible for appointing Exhibition Coordinators for each exhibition and taking care of all exhibition details, such as publicity, hospitality, etc.
The Scholarship Coordinator maintains the scholarship fund donations records, presents available funds to the board and recommends amounts for the awards. The Coordinator appoints a committee to review applications and select the award recipients; arranges for the presentation of the awards; keeps a record of recipients and amounts awarded.
The Membership Coordinator works with the Treasurer to verify that new members have been accepted into NAWA National. She utilizes members' contact data to send a welcome letter to the new members. She also organizes events to welcome and orient them to the organization. . She sends renewal notices to the membership in September and coordinates the renewals and updates files with the Treasurer.
The Luncheon Coordinator organizes the Annual Spring Luncheon. She secures a venue which is presented with a budget to the board, sends the invitations, prepares a program and hires a speaker. She arranges to greet guests and arrange seating.
The Newsletter Coordinator twice a year gathers and writes chapter news, events and member's accomplishments which are posted to the website and emailed to the membership.
DIGITAL PORTFOLIO COORDINATOR
The Digital Portfolio Coordinator collects jpeg images and bios from members to be placed in an online book for used for publicity at exhibits and updates the digital presentation for the Chapter.
The Historian collects exhibit and event programs, invitations and any published articles for keeping in the files.
GRAPHIC DESIGN COORDINATOR
The Graphic Design Coordinator will develop graphics for the Chapter on an as-needed basis.
The Website Committee will review and update the Chapter website on an as-needed basis. The Chair of the Committee will be responsible for maintaining content on the website.
The Programs Committee Chair works with her Committee to develop ideas, plan and execute various programs for members and potential members, such as field trips, workshops, speakers, etc.
SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for maintaining up-to-date photographs and announcements on the Chapter's Facebook page. This includes taking photos at Chapter events.
The Social Coordinator is responsible for providing snacks and drinks at the Opening Receptions and acknowledgement of members at certain times.