Term: January 2021 – December 2022

Thank you for your interest in applying to be the next WICT RM President and/ or Vice President. After reviewing the job descriptions below and ensuring you are able to support the organization, please fill out the following application. In addition to the application, a letter of support from your leader and business unit leader.  Upon completion, please send your completed application and a letter of recommendation to wict.rm.succession@gmail.com. Applications will be accepted until June 26, 2020.

Your honest answers will assist our organization in ensuring we move forward successfully. Please keep in mind we always have volunteer opportunities within WICTRM and hope you will consider engaging within the organization throughout the year in any capacity.

 

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

 

PRESIDENT:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the leader and spokesperson for designated chapter and at chapter events
  • Maintain effective working relationships with Chapter/Executive boards and with WICT Global.
  • Act as primary liaison with WICT National ensuring visibility, responsiveness, and communication with WICT staff, as requested.
  • Work to involve chapter in activities and programs that will further enhance overall WICT goals and objectives.
  • Ensure all chapter events adhere to the needs of its members and supporting companies by providing quality, value, and relevance in programming (as outlined in the Model Chapter Business Plan or MCBP).
  • Serve as an advocate for ensuring chapter consistently adheres to the WICT mission statement, vision elements, and strategic plan.
  • Preside at all chapter board meetings, as necessary.
  • Preside on all WICT Global conference calls, as requested, and as per the MCBP.
  • Regularly monitor progress of chapter goals and objectives based on the Model Chapter Business Plan.
  • Appoint committee chairs and task forces, as necessary. Serves as an ex officio member of all committees.
  • Ensure that all chapter protocols (i.e. communications, operations, marketing etc.) are followed so that the chapter is professionally and credibly represented to membership, to Global, to regional leaders of industry organizations, and to the industry as a whole.
  • Spearhead, delegate, review, and ensure timely submissions of all necessary documents (i.e. MCBP, financial, membership and strategic/succession plans etc.) to WICT Global.
  • Serve as liaison and communicate with other local chapters, industry associations, and member organizations or senior leadership on behalf of the chapter.
  • As a member of the Executive board, participate in chapter spending decisions.
  • Lead Executive board meeting and/or conference calls.
  • Maintain the exclusive authority to execute agreements on behalf and in the best interest of the chapter and oversees that all decisions of the Board are faithfully executed.
  • Regularly communicate with Chapter to Chapter Mentoring Chapter President.
  • Provide updates at board meetings.
  • Attend 80% of all monthly Board meetings
  • Attend 80% of all bi-monthly Executive Board meetings/phone calls
  • Attend 50% of all chapter events (must attend Walk of Fame in May and Tech It Out in November)
  • Complete final review of all Model Chapter Business Plan and Chapter Award submissions to WICT Global.
  • Serve as the designated contact for Board Directors who have concerns/challenges, who need help with workload/priorities, and/or cannot attend meetings/events.
  • Take proactive approach to Board development, process improvements, and Board member experience

 

VICE PRESIDENT:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assume and accept the responsibilities as designated by the chapter President in his/her absence.
  • Attend 80% of all chapter board meetings and chapter events.
  • As a member of the Executive board, participate in chapter spending decisions.
  • Participate in Executive board meeting and/or conference calls, as necessary.
  • Assist and/or oversee governance with the Strategic Planning process.
  • Provide continuity for the Succession planning process and formulate plans for his/her term by organizing the Succession planning committee.
  • Develop action plan to further identify and add clarity to all roles and responsibilities prior to annual transition.
  • Ensure appropriate follow up and effective transitioning of all chapter duties.
  • Organize the financial review process by identifying three (3) volunteers to independently audit the previous year’s finances.
  • Complete final review of all submissions to Global, including the Model Chapter Business Plan.
  • Serve as the designated “check-in” for Board members who are having problems, who need help with workload/priorities, and/or cannot attend a Board meeting
  • Provide updates at board meetings.

 

TIME COMMITMENT FOR BOTH ROLES:

  • President position is a 2-year commitment
  • ~20 hours per month total estimate
    • Monthly Board Meetings (2 hours)
    • Monthly Executive Board Meetings (1 hour)
    • Other meetings and phone calls as needed (strategy, events, budget, etc.)
  • Expectation to participate in local WICT events when possible (~2 times per month)
  • Additional time as needed

 

WICT Rocky Mountain Vice President and President Application

  • In addition to the application, please include a letter of support from your leader and business unit leader. Please send your letter of support to wict.rm.succession@gmail.com. *Letter of support should acknowledge time commitment for position