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Founding Secretary, Position Description

The Secretary is elected by the association's active members. The Secretary handles the administrative needs of the association, and the founding Secretary will serve a 10-month term.

Specific responsibilities of the founding Secretary include:

  • Record and maintain the minutes from all board and association meetings
  • Support the board in producing governance documentation, including by-laws, policies, and procedures
  • Help the Board of Directors establish a file management system and standard document templates like meeting notes, reports, and applications
  • Serve as a member of the Membership and Communication Working Group