JOIN THE AUSTIN AMFT BOARD

Austin AMFT members and colleagues, your organization is looking for some new faces to join the board of directors for the upcoming 2022-2023 term. Our goal is to continue providing the excellent programing and quality support that has been the cornerstone of our group.

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Please contact Elections and Engagement Committee Member, Megan Yale, at megan.yale@therapywithmegan.com

with questions and/or to express interest in joining!

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The open positions and their descriptions are as follows:


President-elect

DESCRIPTION:

President-elect shall be Clinical Member or Associate Member with a reasonable expectation of completing Clinical Member status before completion of the one (1) year term. The President-elect shall serve a term of one (1) year and shall succeed to the office of President. In order to succeed to the President’s position, the President-elect must be a Clinical Member. In the absence of the President, the President-elect performs the duty of President, including running the board meeting and chapter meeting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responds in a timely manner (24-48 hrs) to member or community questions sent via email to AAMFT or through the website of AAMFT.  If this cannot be done, the President-elect will delegate this duty to the President or Past President for assistance.

  • Leads the introduction session for attendees and speakers at monthly CEU luncheons.

  • Keeps possession of AAMFT marketing materials (i.e., t-shirts, etc.) throughout the year for the organization’s special events.


Treasurer

DESCRIPTION:

Treasurer shall serve a term of two (2) years. The Treasurer shall oversee the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of the Chapter, prepare the annual budget, and present periodic financial reports to the membership, as well as prepare any other financial documents required by law. The fiscal year of the Chapter shall begin on the first of January. The Treasurer shall be responsible for updating Austin AMFT’s Continuing Education (CE) Sponsor status and for paying required CE Sponsor fees as specified in the licensing rules of each state licensing board of the mental health professionals in Texas. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Views monthly financial statements for the organization, including banking, credit card processing, and tax documentation.

  • Makes any necessary and appropriate tax payments or filings for AAMFT.

  • Creates an organizational profit and loss financial report to be presented at each monthly board meeting and delivers this report to the president 1-2 days prior to the board meeting.

  • Communicates with Board President, President-elect, and Past President regarding any outstanding balances, significant financial discrepancies, or questions regarding financial tracking and bookkeeping.

  • Makes sure “Sales and Use Tax Exemption Certificate” forms are kept  ready for any purchases made through AAMFT. Keeps and files all receipts, both income and expense, from AAMFT and upload into Google Drive folders within two weeks of the event/meeting date.

  • Works with the Secretary to assist with appropriate refund requests using online financial programs.

  • Makes approved payments for speakers, workshops/trainings, and other organizational purchases.


Program Director

DESCRIPTION:

The Program Director shall serve a term of two (2) years and, along with committee members, shall be responsible for coordination of the speakers at each chapter meeting. The Program Director shall coordinate CE events for the following year by recruiting event speakers, obtaining a CV and meeting objectives for each event speaker and submit  to the Public Relations Director and Outreach Director  for publication and the Secretary for documentation, and coordinating  all communication with each speaker, including technology requirements, prior to each event and any appreciation after. S/he shall be responsible for scheduling the speakers for the chapter meetings. S/he shall write a thank you note to each speaker, request a vita for each speaker for the local chapter Secretary to keep on file, as well as share pertinent information regarding chapter meetings, topics, and speakers with the Austin AMFT officers and Board.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Secures speakers for all monthly CE/luncheon events for the year. Must obtain a CV and meeting objectives for each event and submit to the Public Relations Director and Outreach Director for publication and the Secretary for documentation at least one month prior to the event date.

  • Coordinates all communication with each speaker, including technology requirements, prior to each event and any appreciation after.

  • Schedules the speakers for the Chapter meetings. 

  • Writes a thank you note to each speaker, request a vita for each speaker for the local chapter Secretary to keep on file, as well as share pertinent information regarding chapter meetings, topics, and speakers with the AAMFT officers and Board.



Please contact Elections and Engagement Committee Member, Megan Yale, at megan.yale@therapywithmegan.com with questions and/or to express interest in joining!



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