Monterey Peninsula Pride Elections Information

 

Organizational Structure

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Our current board of directors and committees include dedicated professionals, community organizers and social justice advocates. As we continue to grow and evolve, we need your help! Our goal is to have a board that represents the diverse community that we serve.


Open Seats

The following seats on the Board of Directors and Committees will be open in the November elections:

10 Board of Director Positions

  • 4 Officer Positions

    • Signing Co-Chair (two-year term)

    • Non-Signing Co-Chair (one-year term)

    • Treasurer (two-year term)

    • Secretary (one-year term)

  • 6 Board of Director positions

    • 3 one-year terms

    • 3 two-year terms

5 Committee Chair Positions

  • Pride Committee Chair

  • Finance Committee Chair

  • Organizational Sustainability Committee Chair

  • Marketing and Communications Committee Chair

  • Education and Outreach Committee Chair


Description of Board Positions

All Members Of The Board of Directors(10)

  • Directors will perform any and all duties imposed on them collectively or individually by law, by the articles of incorporation of Monterey Peninsula Pride, or by the bylaws.

  • Directors will appoint and remove, employ and discharge, and prescribe the duties of all officers and agents of Monterey Peninsula Pride.

  • Directors will supervise all officers, agents, and employees of Monterey Peninsula Pride to assure that their duties are performed properly.

  • Directors will meet at such times and places as required by the bylaws.

  • Directors will register their email address with the secretary and receive notices of meetings at such address.

  • Directors will be an active member of at least one committee.

  • Directors will provide oversight to the work of all committees.

  • Directors will represent Monterey Peninsula Pride as necessary and determined by the Board.

Officers

 Co-Chairs (2)

  •  Co-chairs will facilitate all meetings of the Board.

  • Co-chairs will provide general superintendence of all other officers of Monterey Peninsula Pride and see that their duties are properly performed.

  • Co-chairs will submit a report of the operations of the corporation for the year at the annual meeting. From time to time, c-chairs will report to the Board all matters that may affect the organization.

  • Co-chairs will work with the Secretary to set the agendas for all Board meetings.

  • The Signing Co-Chair will sign required legal paperwork.

 Secretary (1)

  • The secretary will attend all meetings of the Board. If the Secretary cannot attend, the Board will designate a member of the Board to serve as Secretary for that meeting.

  • The secretary will record all votes and minutes of proceedings in electronic and hard-copy format in a file.

  • Along with the co-chairs, the secretary will make the arrangements for all meetings, including the annual meeting of the organization.

  • The secretary will perform all official correspondence on behalf of the Board, including agendas one week prior to all meetings and minutes.

 Treasurer (1)

  • The treasurer will submit all expenditures or funds raised for the Board approval.

  • The treasurer will maintain all financial records of the organization.

  • The treasurer will present a complete and accurate report of the corporation’s finances at each regular and annual meeting.

  • The Treasurer will assist in direct audits of the funds of the program according to funding source guidelines and generally-accepted accounting principles.

  • The Treasurer will perform other duties as assigned by the Board.

  • The treasurer will co-sign all checks with the signing co-chair of the board.


Description of Committee Chair Positions

All Committee Chairs (5)

  • Committee chairs will carry out the charge of the Board to further the mission and vision of Monterey Peninsula Pride.

  • Committee chairs will act as the official representative from the committee to the Board and will prepare a report to share at meetings.

  • Committee chairs will prepare a budget for review and approval by the Board. Should committees require additional funds, chairs will prepare a request to the Board.

  • Committees chairs may, at their discretion, create sub-committees to facilitate the work of the committee.

Chair of Pride Committee (1)

  • The chair will oversee that the main pride event in June aligns to the mission and vision of Monterey Peninsula Pride as determined by the Board.

  • The chair will facilitate the pride parade and celebration planning, along with other related events.

  • The chair will develop a budget and record financial activity related to the committee.

  • The chair will present a report that overviews committee activities at each Board meeting.

Chair of Organizational Sustainability Committee (1)

  • The chair will oversee that the organizational sustainability strategy aligns to the mission and vision of Monterey Peninsula Pride as determined by the Board.

  • The chair will provide mailing list management on Mailchimp.

  • The chair will recruit board members, committee members and community volunteers.

  • The chair will develop a budget and record financial activity related to the committee.

  • The chair will present a report that overviews committee activities at each Board meeting.

Chair of Finance Committee (1)

  • The chair will oversee that the overall financial strategy aligns to the mission and vision of Monterey Peninsula Pride as determined by the Board.

  • The chair will facilitate fundraisers with assistance from other committees.

  • The chair will keep accurate and complete documents of all funds raised for the organization.

  • At the end of the year, the chair will present a written report of funds raised.

  • The chair will present a report that overviews committee activities at each Board meeting.

Chair of Marketing and Communications Committee (1)

  • The chair will oversee that the overall marketing and communications strategy aligns to the mission and vision of Monterey Peninsula Pride as determined by the Board.

  • The chair will ensure consistent branding across multiple platforms including the Monterey Peninsula Pride website, graphic design, event materials, newsletters, social media, press releases and more.

  • The chair will develop and manage the marketing plan and media schedule for the main pride event and other smaller events as needed by the Board

  • The chair will act as the main liaison between Monterey Peninsula Pride and the local media and facilitate interviews as needed.

  • The chair will develop a budget and record financial activity related to the committee.

  • The chair will present a report that overviews committee activities at each Board meeting.

Chair of Education and Outreach Committee (1)

  • The chair will oversee that the overall community outreach and education strategy aligns to the mission and vision of Monterey Peninsula Pride, as determined by the Board.

  • The chair will establish and conduct education and outreach programs.

  • The chair will develop and monitor goals and performance measures for educational events and programs, impacts, and activities, including integrated evaluations to allow for ongoing review of educational programs.

  • The chair will develop educational materials with the marketing committee.

  • The chair will develop a budget and record financial activity related to the committee.

  • The chair will present a report that overviews committee activities at each Board meeting.


 Application Details

 All applications must be submitted by Friday, November 2, 2018 by 11:59 p.m. Applications will be reviewed and voting will occur between Tuesday, November 13 at 6 p.m and Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. Results will be announced during the next board meeting on Wednesday, November 14 and will also be sent out electronically following the board meeting.