DAMA - Puget Sound
The Premier Organization for Data Management Professionals in the Northwest


Board of Directors Openings for the 2015-2016

Please see below for responsibilities of each position:

1)    President

  • The President is responsible for providing strategic leadership, annual planning and direction.
  • The President coordinates with other affiliated DAMA International Chapter Presidents; is the general representative to outside groups and bears final accountability for the health and well-being of DAMA-PS.

2)    Vice President of Operations

  • Participates in Board of Directors meetings.
  • Acts for the President in her/his absence.
  • Records and publishes Board of Directors' meeting minutes.
  • Researches and prepares documents regarding DAMA-PS’ legal status as a non-profit corporation.
  • Maintains the Bylaws.

3)    Vice President of Programs and Education

  • Participates in Board of Directors meetings.
  • Works with the other board members and members at large to understand the types of programs that would add value to the membership.
  • Surveys topics of interest from DAMA-PS members annually.
  • Arranges for speakers to present at DAMA-PS chapter meetings.
  • Coordinates the venue and event scheduling.
  • Maintains Event Planning information and communication with the Executive Board.
  • Coordinates timely advertising of DAMA-PS meetings with the VP of Communication and VP of Marketing.
  • Collects confirmation on speaker engagements, including speaker biography and topic content.
  • Conducts communications with speakers including logistics speaker fees and event follow-up.
  • Communicate the agreed financial obligations for Program Services to the VP of Financial Services.

4)    Vice President of Financial Services

  • Participates in Board of Directors meetings.
  • Manage the organization finances. 
  • The VP Financial Services:
  1. Maintains financial records.
  2. Diligently uses organization’s monetary resources.
  3. Notifies President of any financial health risks.
  4. Makes payment on organization’s financial obligations.
  5. Prepares and files income tax reports (IRS 990), Non-profit Corporation Annual report, and other filings that may be required.

5)    Vice President of Membership

  • Participates in Board of Directors meetings.
  • Maintains membership records and promotes membership.
  • Collection of dues and fees for membership and activities.

6)    Vice President of Communications

  • Participates in Board of Directors meetings.
  • Maintains the organization’s website presence.
  • Responsible for:
  1. Advertisement of events.
  2. Coordination of online and postal operations.
  3. Coordination of online enhancements and site design.
  4. Maintains Presentation archives.

7)    Vice President of Marketing

  • Participates in Board of Directors meetings.
  • Creates press releases, articles, brochures and/or any communications to promote the mission, purpose, goals and/or activities of DAMA-PS.
  • Timely coordination of external communications.
  • Creates annual Marketing budget and plan.

8)    Vice President of Special Events

  • Participates in Board of Directors meetings.
  • Develops annual plan for special events.
  • Works with the Vice President of Programs and Education in executing special events.
  • Coordinate with Marketing, Communications, Programs and Education VP’s as well as other Board members as needed on special event plans.
  • Responsible for speaker(s), venue(s), sponsor(s), and communication.

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