The Community can have these duties separate and held by two people, but in the case of a Community not being able to find enough volunteers to fill the roles separately, they can be combined. The Treasurer/ Secretary will play a critical role in helping the National Association for Interpretation achieve its vision, mission, and goals by delivering exceptional member services and professional development. The Treasurer/ Secretary is a voting officer. S/he will be accountable to the Community Director. This position will be instrumental in ensuring consistent and effective internal processes and communications in order to strengthen NAI's nonprofit programs and position the organization for continued success.
This volunteer position is elected for a three-year term by the Community’s general membership.
- Guide the leadership team to develop, prepare, and approve the Community’s annual budget.
- Compare the actual revenues and expenses incurred against the budget for each quarter.
- Ensure the Community remains in compliance with NAI's financial policies and guidelines.
- Approve and complete Community transactions, as well as required financial reporting forms in a timely fashion.
- Keep the Community Leadership Team regularly informed of key financial events, trends and concerns.
- Provide annual financial reports to the members at the Community meeting.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director.
- Arrange, participate in, and record minutes for various meetings, conferences, and Community activities.
- Maintain the Community’s policy manual and Book of Motions.
Varies depending on the time of year, section activities, and any additional roles or committees assumed. Estimated average time is 2-4 hours per month.
Must be a current NAI member and member of the Community.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Knowledge of and ability to use a variety of software, such as the Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to manage paper and electronic files, as well as a member database.
- Keen financial understanding and experience developing and balancing budgets.
- Previous experience, with working knowledge of Robert's Rules of Order