Petitions for the WLO Fall Election
must be received by 4 pm on Monday, September 24, 2012.
[If door is closed, slide completed petition under door of office A-316.]
The Order in which completed petitions are received will be the sequence in which candidate’s names will appear on the ballot.
The election will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2012 in A300 at 9 AM - 11:45 AM and in A316 from 11:45 - 12:40 PM.
New officers will be installed at the WLO General Meeting in October, 2012 (Time & Place TBA)
There are three elected leadership positions available:
* Program Development Executive * Membership Executive
* Communication Executive
Board Member Unique Functions are as follows:
* Program Development Executive
o Maintain E-mail list and write/send out event notices.
o Locate event venues and organize event dates.
o Run meetings and events.
o Make sure that all necessities for an event are present (food, movie, games, etc.).
o Locate, distribute, and organize fund raisers.
o Locate opportunities for WLO members.
o Assist Faculty Advisor in maintenance of the WLO website.
o Be informed about organization requirements by the College and keep other board members updated about these requirements.
o Communicate with the Faculty Advisor to schedule and plan events
Promote WLO and its events.
* Membership Executive
O Identify prospective members and communicate with them to encourage participation
O Maintain a data base of all members e-mail addresses
O Host events to encourage new member participation
O Keep Board informed about membership activities
O Record, publish and report minutes of all WLO meetings.
O Maintain the WLO Information Binder.
O Keep Board informed about meetings and other activities
* Communication Executive
O Maintain files of all incoming correspondence
O Write outgoing correspondence
O Keep Board informed about correspondence
o Purchase tickets and plan transportation when needed.
o Maintain WLO account ledger and keep board members informed about WLO finances.
o Supply reimbursement checks when necessary.
Duties that are common to all board members are as follows:
* In Regards to Board Members:
o Assist the other board members in WLO procedures and activities.
o Work closely with the faculty advisor and other board members.
o Act as a leader for the organization and as the support to the president.
o Assist Treasurer in creating a budget for College funding.
* In Regards to the Members:
o Plan for and assist in the recruitment of new members.
o Encourage active participation by members.
o Help advise and tutor students to the best of your ability.
* In Regards to Activities:
o Help develop, plan, and carry out WLO events and activities.
o Participate in and lead WLO events and activities.
o Be open to new ideas and possibilities for WLO.
* As a Representative of WLO:
o Write for and help produce articles for publication.
o Help promote learning and experiences in international culture on campus.
o Represent WLO at various College activities.
o Be a representative to international student visitors and assist them if needed.
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