Dear Democratic Women of Forsyth County,
As 2016 comes to a close, we will be holding our last meeting for the year, electing a new board, and celebrating the holidays! We'll be talking about the disappointing election, and sharing ideas about what we can do to promote our Democratic ideals locally.
The term for the current Board Members is coming to an end next month and the DWFC needs members to step forward and volunteer to form the next Board.
Without member participation and an active board, the organization will have to fold.
All positions are open and for a 2-year term. The positions and their duties are:
> Preside over all general and board meetings
> Prepare and execute each month's meeting agenda and prior to each month's meeting, send the agenda to the Secretary for distribution to the membership
> Appoint committees - identify committees needed and execute their formation through the membership
> Send any necessary communications and details to the Secretary to distribute to the membership except when circumstances support a direct communication from the President
1st Vice President
> Responsible for planning monthly programs
> Work with the President to identify speakers for the monthly meetings
> Work with location contacts on logistics for monthly meetings
> Send any necessary communications and details to the Secretary to distribute to the membership
2nd Vice President
> Coordinate special events
> Work with membership and board to get resources necessary to support special events (egs. annual 4th of July parade and Cumming Fair in October)
> Prepare communications on our efforts in the community when appropriate to the to the media/public relations committee to publish and to the Secretary to distribute to the membership and interested parties
> Send any necessary communications and details to the Secretary to communicate to the membership
> Responsible for any clerical work and correspondence
> Keep true and accurate records of all proceedings of the chapter and present the minutes for approval
l> Keep a copy of the current by-laws
> Send all state communications to the membership
> Send all communications to the membership on behalf of the other board members
> Maintain the distribution list for active members and interested individuals
> In the name of the chapter, receive and deposit all monies, issue receipts and make authorized disbursements
> Send monthly treasurer's report to the Secretary to distribute to the membership
> Render an itemized statement of accounting at monthly meetings
> Prepare and present Income and Expense year-to-date statements at quarterly board meetings along with supporting documentation
Maris Diamond has volunteered to be our nominating committee. If you are interested in running for office, please email Maris at [masked] and let her know which position you are interested in. Maris will present the nominees at our December meeting.
This last meeting of 2016 will be held on Thursday, December 8th, in the private room at Zoe's Kitchen (left side, back of the restaurant, enclosed in glass), at The Collection (between Mellow Mushroom and Barnes and Noble, facing Chik-Fil-A). We start mingling at 6:30, but the actual meeting does not begin until 7 PM. Please note that Zoe's Kitchen has vegetarian and meat entrees and serves wine and beer.
Please help keep our organization going and volunteer for the next DWFC board!
Your Current DWFC Board
Amy Shadmehry, Acting President
Jean Braun, 1st VP
Annette Montelongo, 2nd VP
Anita Tucker, Treasurer
Ilona Walker, Secretary