At this time the J-Town Disc Golf Club is now accepting nominations for the Board Member positions.
Please take this time to nominate a J-Town Disc Golf club member for the following positions.
Individual Board position descriptions are listed below:
a. The President shall chair meetings and special sessions of the Board of Directors. The Secretary and Treasurer shall report to the President. The President participates in the nominating of, and approves, all Staff nominations.
b. The President is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with Club sponsors, local players, and other disc golf organizations. President checks and confirms all public communications (monthly newsletters, club flyers, press releases, etc.) before release.
c. The President shall have access to the Club’s bank account(s) and other investments, if any, with the expressed approval of the Treasurer.
a. The Vice President shall chair the Staff-based Operations Team, acting as team leader.
b. The Vice President is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with Club sponsors, local players, and other disc golf organizations. The Vice President shall assist the President as needed.
c. Any teams or committees created by the Board of Directors shall be managed by the Vice President (or by a delegate appointed by the Vice President if approved by the rest of the Board).
d. In the event of the President’s absence, the Vice President shall chair Club meetings.
a. The Secretary shall be responsible for much of the communication of information within the structure of the Club.
b. The Secretary shall record and disseminate the agenda, minutes, and notes from monthly and other Club meetings. It shall be the duty of the Secretary to respond to public inquiries, answer appropriate Club email, or forward such communication to the President.
c. By nature of the position, the Secretary will need to work closely with the Webmaster or Assistant Webmaster in the combined goal of maintaining clear and consistent communication within the Club and in the eyes of the public.
d. The Secretary shall chair Club meetings in the President and Vice President’s absence.
a. The Treasurer shall be responsible for the financial integrity of the Club. The Treasurer maintains all accounts payable, accounts receivable, sponsorship donations, and other Club investments.
b. The Treasurer shall give a comprehensive financial status report at the Club meetings.
c. The Treasurer is responsible for filing all appropriate State of Illinois and Federal taxes and fees as is pertinent to maintaining 501©(3) tax-exempt status as a non-profit corporation.
5. Member Advocate
a. The Member Advocate is responsible for maintaining a positive relationship between the Board of Directors and the general membership.
b. The Member Advocate shall talk with members to come up with member concerns and desired changes in a more informal setting than the general membership meetings. These topics will then be presented at meetings on the member’s behalf, anonymously if desired.