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2018 Kinship Elections

Kinship is led by a team of volunteers. Every year Kinship holds elections, for 2-year leadership terms starting at Kampmeeting. This year the following positions are up for election.

If you are willing to run for any of the open positions: APPLY HERE

All applications must be received by February 5!

 

SELECT EACH POSITION TO LEARN MORE.

VICE PRESIDENT
Responsibilities:
  • Assist the President in her or his duties

  • Perform the functions of the President in the event of her/his absence, unavailability, or inability to perform the duties of the office

  • Chair the Member Services Committee

  • Perform other duties as designated by the President

TREASURER
Responsibilities:
  • Serve as chief financial officer of the corporation;

  • Ensure that accurate financial records are maintained, and oversee collections, billings,  disbursements, and receipts;

  • Oversee and ensure the preparation and timely filing of all required local, state and federal  forms;

  • Provide to the membership, through an official publication, an accounting of all finances and  proposed major expenditures;

  • Ensure the preparation of an annual budget within the time frame established by the Board;   (f) Make any financial records available to the Board for inspection at all reasonable times;

  • Be a member of the Finance and Kampmeeting Committees; and

  • Submit to the Board an annual work plan identifying the specific activities and collaborative ventures to be carried out during the forthcoming fiscal year.

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH INTERESTS
Responsibilities:
  • Serve as an advocate for youth issues and concerns within the organization.

  • Facilitate networking and encourage and support participation among the organization’s youth,  defined as those members under thirty years of age;

  • Organize, facilitate, or delegate activities to implement the above;

  • Advise and assist the Director of Communications in regard to outreach to youth; and

  • Submit to the Board an annual work plan identifying the specific activities and collaborative ventures to be carried out during the forthcoming fiscal year.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Responsibilities:
  • Serve to help keep SDA Kinship financially sound by overseeing fundraising activities and developing relationships with volunteers and donors.

  • Develop strategies to secure grants; solicit individual or corporate donations; or organize  fundraising activities, such as social events, telemarketing, direct mail, or sponsorships;

  • Create, maintain, and manage donor database for fundraising purposes;

  • Work with the Communications Team to plan advertising, public relations, and promotions so as  to keep SDA Kinship visible to make it easier to obtain donations;

  • Advise and assist the Executive Committee in regard to fundraising strategies and campaigns;

  • Chair the Development Committee; and

  • Submit to the Board an annual work plan identifying the specific activities and collaborative ventures to be carried out during the forthcoming fiscal year.

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Additional Qualifications:

The Director of Communications shall have at least one year of applied experience in some area of the communication field.  

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and coordinate the organization’s communication strategies, including any internet sites and all printed and electronic channels, including social media platforms.

  • Work to promote Kinship’s purposes and objectives as described in the Mission Statement  and Vision Statement;   

  • Oversee the planning, design, and maintenance of a public relations strategy to promote  visibility of the activities of the organization;   

  • Oversee the preparation, production, proofreading, publication, and distribution of any  official corporate publications, while adhering to any policies, procedures, and budget  established by the Board;  

  • Establish and enforce the specifications of the SDA Kinship logo;

  • Chair the Communications Committee; and  

  • Submit to the Board an annual work plan identifying the specific activities and collaborative ventures to be carried out during the forthcoming fiscal year.

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