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OCT. 8 ELECTION BOARD POSITIONS: PRESIDENT & VICE PRESIDENT DIRECTORS: • FINANCE • CULTURAL ISSUES • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT • MEMBERSHIP • HEALTH CONTACT – PAULO PACHECO 830-734-1555 FOR INFO.
Upcoming DRHCC Board of Directors election.
Positions are for a two year term : October 2015 – October 2017.
Note = Board candidates must adhere to term limits requirement. Cannot serve more than six consecutive years – 3 each two year terms.
Visit www.delriohispanicchamber.org for a review of the current By-laws. Please review and submit nomination form by 5 p.m. August 17, 2015. Email submissions are welcome.
Paulo Pacheco, Nominating Committee Chair– Please ask prospective nominees to begin attending Board and monthly meetings so they can become orientated and decide if they would like to and can commit to the duties of the position they may assume if elected.
Remember 2016 is the 10th anniversary of our Chamber.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE- DUTIES: The President shall: (according to by-laws – Must have served at least 1 year as a Director) (1) Prepare, call and preside at each meeting of the DRHCC. (2) Provide an agenda for each meeting. (3) Enforce the rules relating to debate and order. (4) Appoint committee directors and other Board appointments as needed. (5) Oversee the work of the Board and their respective committees. (6) Monitor, through the Executive Director, the work of the DRHCC. (7) Represent, along with the Executive Director the DRHCC in matters of public relations. (8) Serve as an ex-officio member of all committees except for the Nominating Committee. (9) Have at each meeting, in addition to other papers necessary for the meeting, the following: a copy of Robert’s Rules of Order and a list of all standing and special committees and their members (10) Perform all other duties associated with this office.
The Vice President shall: (1) In the absence of the President perform all duties of the President. (2) In case of the resignation, removal or death of the President assume the office of the President automatically, serving the unexpired term of the President
DIRECTORS – DUTIES – AS PER CURRENT BY-LAWS: 7.04 The duties of each position shall be such as this title by general usage indicates, as well as those duties specified by the President. The Directors of each committee shall present a monthly report to the President. In addition, each Director is responsible for producing, submitting and updating an annual budget to the Chair of Finance.
(a) The Director of Finance shall: (FUNDRAISING) (1) Plan and coordinate with the President and Treasurer all the Chamber’s fundraising efforts. (2) Oversee all solicitations from all other Director Committees. (3) Be responsible for providing the format of the annual budget to each Board Director and to oversee committee expenses.
(c) Director of Economic Development & Small Business shall: (1) Seek opportunities which will assist minority and small businesses in the area of growth and development. (2) Work closely with the President in coordinating seminars, workshops, etc., which will help to enhance entrepreneurial and management skills. Continue the solicitation and/or procurement of public and private contracts through Minority Business Enterprise programs. (3) Recommend educational programs of the business and economic for Chamber members, volunteers, staff and officers.
(4) Promote our corporate sponsors and members, through all means, including coordination with the Texas Association of Mexican-American Chambers of Commerce and the United States Hispanic Chambers of Commerce.
(d) Director of Membership shall: (1) Recruit membership throughout the year and conduct a maximum of two well-structured membership drives. (2) Establish and actively promote the Ambassador program. (3) Assemble information on business anniversaries, grand openings, relocations, etc., and offer ribbon cuttings and other special recognition activities, which will include the "Small Business of the Month."
(e) Director of Cultural Issues & Events shall: (1) Is responsible for the organization of scheduled annual events that promote the Chamber’s mission. (2) Support and participate in cultural events that are intrinsic to the Hispanic market.
(j) Director of Health Issues (1) Promote physical and mental health in the community and actively support stress management programs in the workplace. (2) Keep the members