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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – DUTIES:
THE VICE PRESIDENT SHALL:
In the absence of the President perform all duties of the President.
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)
Plan and coordinate with the President and Treasurer all the Chamber’s fundraising efforts.
Oversee all solicitations from all other Director Committees.
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
Seek opportunities which will assist minority and small businesses in the area of growth and development.
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.
Recommend educational programs of the business and economic for Chamber members, volunteers, staff and officers.
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
Recruit membership throughout the year and conduct a maximum of two well-structures membership drives.
Establish and actively promote the Ambassador program.
Assemble information on business anniversaries, grand openings, relocations, etc., and offer ribbon cuttings and other special recognition activities, which include the “Small Business of he Month.”
(E) DIRECTOR OF CULTURAL
ISSUES & EVENTS SHALL:
Is responsible for the organization of scheduled annual events that promote the Chamber’s mission.
Support and participate in cultural events that are intrinsic to the Hispanic market.
(J) DIRECTOR OF
HEALTH ISSUES SHALL:
Promote physical and mental health in the community and actively support stress management programs in the workplace.
Keep the members
Robert’s Jewelers, Jennie Roe, and Blanca Campbell were the hosts for the September 12th Membership meeting of the Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Members were regaled with a colorful spread of finger food and Mexican confections in celebration of the Diesiseis de septiembre celebration going on in the city. Margie Montes and her staff gave information on the new toll booths at the port of entry and the service amenities that are in place and forthcoming at the new location, amenities that will make for a more fluid movement of traffic for everyone, but in particular for workers who must make the crossing daily. A generous number of door prizes were raffled off with many of the 25 attendees going home with nice gifts provided by Jennie Roe, Ramada Inn, Ashley Furniture, the Campbell family, Del Rio News Herald.