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VP of Strategy

The Vice President of Strategy is responsible for strategy planning and related activities such as administration and management of strategic initiatives, portfolios and projects. The position is also charged with providing active leadership in activities initiated by the Board.  In addition, this position fulfills any other requirements of a Director and Officer, and performs other duties as the need arises and/or as defined in the bylaws.  This role is elected biennial and the individual will serve two years in this position.
 
Specific accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve on the Board
  • Conduct strategy planning sessions on an annual basis
  • Facilitate the intake, prioritization, and assignment of Chapter strategic initiatives and projects
  • Perform high-level project management disciplines and tasks around Chapter initiatives to track such things as strategy owner, initiative owner, task assignments, time lines, priorities, scope, and budget
  • Provide guidance and assistance to strategy and initiative owners as necessary to successfully achieve all goals
  • Determine, with the help of Board, when committees are required to execute Chapter initiatives
  • Recruit an appropriate number of committee members (including a committee chair) to carry out the mandate
  • Orient members to the committee’s mandate and position in the organization
  • Act as primary liaison with committee chairpersons, and report the committee’s progress to the Board
  • Provide guidance and support to committee chairpersons
  • Develop, update and incorporate recommended changes from the Board to the terms of reference and mandate of the committee
  • Submit committee’s recommendations to the Board for approval
  • Plan and evaluate committee work with chairpersons
  • Prepare and submit a list of expected expenses to be included in the annual Chapter budget
  • Execute assigned strategic Chapter initiatives as determined by the Board
  • Provide quarterly updates on current and planned activities
  • Train on designated backup role, and act as resource when needed (see Emergency Succession Plan)
  • Create related website content and updates as needed.
  • Regularly update information and documentation pertinent to the position, and transition to the position successor
  • Actively participate in all applicable Board discussions and decision making
  • Prepare a report for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which includes information specific to this Board members accountabilities.  This will become part of the consolidated report that the President prepares for the AGM.

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Director of Sponsorship

The Director of Sponsorship reports to the Vice President of Membership and Sponsorship and focuses on acquisition and retention of Chapter sponsors.  The position is responsible for development and marketing of sponsorship programs, as well as proactive solicitation of sponsorship support in various forms.  This position fulfills any other requirements of a Director, and performs other duties as the need arises.  This role is elected biennial and the individual will serve two years in this position.
 
Specific accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve on the Board
  • Develop and maintain sponsorship program structure, levels and benefits
  • Educate prospective sponsors on the benefits of involvement with the Chapter
  • Establish and maintain a list of prospective sponsors, associated activities and outcomes
  • Proactively solicit sponsorship from employers and organizations throughout the community in various forms, such as:
    • Financial
    • Facilities
    • Food and refreshments
    • Supplies
    • Services
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing sponsors to encourage and promote renewals
  • Secure agreements and contracts, and facilitate the sponsor signup and renewal processes
  • Act as liaison with current and prospective sponsors
  • Execute assigned strategic Chapter initiatives as determined by the Board or Vice President of Membership and Sponsorship
  • Provide quarterly updates on current and planned activities
  • Train on designated backup role, and act as resource when needed (see Emergency Succession Plan)
  • Create related website content and updates as needed
  • Regularly update information and documentation pertinent to the position, and transition to the position successor
  • Actively participate in all applicable Board discussions and decision making

This position is currently open. Click here to contact us about this position!