What it takes to be a State Officer...

Officer Roles and Requirements:

*Find out more about each roll by clicking on the position title.*

Everyone: 
  • Maintain National Membership status

  • Remain in good standing in local chapter

  • Maintain enrollment in High School associated with local chapter

  • Attend all trainings, functions, and activities as assigned

  • Maintain open communication with the State Director and fellow officers

  • Demonstrate respect for the privacy of fellow board members personal information

  • Maintain appropriate use of all social media accounts

  • Represent SkillsUSA in a continuous, respectful manner

  • Immediately forfeit my Alaska SkillsUSA office if I am involved in any activity that is detrimental to SkillsUSA, my school, or my reputation including being arrested, charged with a felony, bullying, etc.

President:
  • Presides over general organizational meetings

  • Calls special meetings for emerging situations

  • Facilitates executive board meetings

  • Appoints committee chair people and delegates authority as required to complete tasks

  • Serves as spokesperson for the organization and represents organization at official functions

  • Provides encouragement and motivation to fellow officers and members

  • Coordinates executive officer transitions

  • Remains fair and impartial during organizational decision making process

 

Vice President:
  • Presides over general organizational meetings

  • Calls special meetings for emerging situations

  • Facilitates executive board meetings

  • Appoints committee chair people and delegates authority as required to complete tasks

  • Serves as spokesperson for the organization and represents organization at official functions

  • Provides encouragement and motivation to fellow officers and members

  • Coordinates executive officer transitions

  • Remains fair and impartial during organizational decision making process

Treasurer:
  • Serves as chairperson of the finance committee

  • Proposes and manages fund-raising activities

  • Assists State Director with planning yearly budget

  • Maintains accurate financial records for approved executive board expenditures

  • Reports on the organization’s financial status and calls President's attention to any items requiring action

  • Provides encouragement and motivation to fellow officers and member

  • Remains fair and impartial during organizational decision-making process

Historian:
  • Maintains State Web-Site with updates on:

    • Past and Present Officer “spotlight” profiles

    • News articles, pictures or related material depicting current state and chapter activities

    • Historical information as available

  • Opens all business meetings with a motivational “thought of the day” reflecting the current SkillsUSA
    theme

  • Assists Reporter in development and presentation of slide show of state and chapter events at state
    conference

  • Provides encouragement and motivation to fellow officers and members

  • Remains fair and impartial during organizational decision-making process

Reporter:
  • Maintains State Web-Site with updates on:

    • Dates and times of current and upcoming state and chapter events

    • Director or president messages

  • Prepares promotional information for publication articles or broadcast

  • Arrange for SkillsUSA participation in local radio and/or TV programs

  • Assists Historian in development and presentation of slide show of state and chapter events at state
    conference

  • Provides encouragement and motivation to fellow officers and members

  • Remains fair and impartial during organizational decision-making process

Secretary:
  • Assumes the duties of the president in the absence of the president and vice-president

  • Maintains complete and accurate account of proceedings of the executive council’s business meetings, the meetings of officers , and general business meetings

  • Serve as chairperson of the membership committee

    • Verifies National Eligibility of

  • State Competition winners

  • Reports on the minutes of meetings and call President's attention to any unfinished business

  • Counts the vote on either side, when a vote is by raising hands or standing

  • Maintains correspondence directed to the group; answer all correspondence promptly and file all correspondence for future reference

  • Collects and records reports of all committees and all written solutions.

  • Provides encouragement and motivation to fellow officers and members

  • Remains fair and impartial during organizational decision-making process

Parliamentarian:
  • Maintain a working knowledge of parliamentary law

  • Maintain the ability to settle controversial issues based on parliamentary law and not on biased opinion

  • Serve as a source of parliamentary information

  • Call attention to any error in procedure that he/she observes

  • Serve as Chair of the Constitution Committee and direct constitutional updating and revisions

  • Keep in his/her possession necessary reference to check if a decision is questioned including:

    • Robert's Rules of Order, Revised

    • Official Guide for SkillsUSA

    • National, State, and Local Constitutions

    • Parliamentary Procedure at A Glance (supplied by state office)

  • Provides encouragement and motivation to fellow officers and members

  • Remains fair and impartial during organizational decision-making process

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