FWHR board members are recommended to the Nominating Committee by the President. The President may select board members from a variety of sources, with preference given to members who regularly volunteer with the organization.
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Job Description Briefs
Each board member has different responsibilities. Here’s a quick rundown to get you familiar with the Board’s duties.
President: Provides leadership to the local chapter consistent with local, TXSHRM and SHRM policy strategies and objectives. Effectively operates the chapter so that the needs of the members are met. Performs other duties as required by the local chapter's bylaws. Serves as a voting member of the TXSHRM state council.
President Elect: Assists the president in overseeing all the activities of the chapter. Oversees FWHR’s Professional Emphasis Groups, or PEGs. In the absence of the president, perform all the presidential responsibilities.
Immediate Past President: Advises the president and other officers and members of the board of directors regarding past practices, general operations, and other matters to assist in the smooth operation of the chapter. Oversees FWHR’s Professional Emphasis Groups, or PEGs.
Treasurer: Acts as financial officer and advisor to chapter board of directors. Maintains the chapter mailbox and distributes mail to the appropriate officer, director, or chair. Sends dues notices and other invoices to members. Files appropriate forms and information with IRS. Collects funds and monitors attendance at luncheons and oversees collection of donated monies.
Secretary: Records the minutes of chapter meetings, provides notice of meetings and general correspondence. Maintains chapter records and history.
Certifications Director: Manage the chapter’s certification study program. Encourage members to become certified and recertified. Increase the number of chapter members who are certified PHR, SPHR, and GPHR by the HR Certification Institute, and members who are SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP by the Society for Human Resources Management.
Community Relations Director: Manages the chapter’s community outreach efforts to organizations whose interests align with FWHR. Oversees existing community service relationships such as Diamond Hill Elementary, Tarrant Area Food Bank, and Women’s Shelter.
Conferences Director: Secures conference locations for FWHR conferences. Manages the activities of the conference committee and printer to provide conference programs for FWHR members. Welcomes conference attendees and speaks publicly throughout the conferences as part of the program.
Emerging HR Professionals Director: Manages the scholarship program, internship program, and college outreach efforts.
Events Director: Secures locations for monthly meetings and other entertainment venues. Checks in and manages attendees at monthly meetings and other entertainment events.
Legal and Legislative Director: Monitors and evaluates on a continuing basis pending legislative, regulatory and legal action at the federal, state, and local level that may have an impact on the profession and management of human resources. Present a legislative report or update to the chapter at meetings and supervises the FWHR Legal Hour speakers.
Marketing Director: Oversees and manages the marketing and public relations activities of the chapter. Concentrates on FWHR branding and manages the social media accounts outlets. Coordinates with firms that can further illuminate FWHR to the community. Helps market and advertise the FWHR newsletter, which provides timely and comprehensive information to chapter members about programs, workshops, and other matters of interest via chapter newsletter.
Membership Director: Manages the membership function to successfully achieve an increase in chapter membership. Maintains the chapter’s membership database to produce an annual membership roster and applicable addendums.
Programs Director: Contacts potential speakers and makes arrangements for chapter meetings. Secures speaker presentation material for members to access freely.
Sponsorship Director: Identifies and secures sponsors for chapter meetings and events who are willing to assist the chapter financially in return for an opportunity to promote their product or service to members. Conduct benchmarking and networking activities necessary for creating a viable sponsor program.