Executive Board January 1,2023 - December 31,2024

Members of the Executive Board are the stewards of our organization and collectively represent the interests and views of all members. They are responsible for creating a shared vision, providing leadership and policy direction, ensuring the health of the organization and creating an overall sense of purpose.

 

Nominations are being sought for six (6) positions on the January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2024 Executive Board. The deadline to receive nominations is November 16h, 2022.

 

  • President

  • 1st Vice-President

  • 2nd Vice-President

  • Treasurer

  • Secretary

  • Public Relations Officer

 

Responsibilities/Duties of Officers (Article VI, By-Laws of the Association)

 

President       

 

  1. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association

  2. Appoint all chairpersons of committees

  3. Initiate and / or guide the planning of all projects and activities of the Association

  4. Represent the Association at all official functions to which it is invited

  5. Work with his / her successor to discuss duties, responsibilities and any pending business and to provide continuity between administrations

  6. Liaise with UWI Alumni Central (Mona) on matters of mutual support and interest

 

First Vice President

           

  1. The 1st Vice President shall head important committees of the Association as assigned by the President and Executive committee

  2. Preside at meetings of the Association in the absence of the President

  3. Assume all other duties of the President in his / her absence, as stated in the Constitution or as directed by the Executive Committee

 

Second Vice President

 

  1. The Second vice president shall have responsibility for the general administration of the Association and membership

  2. Assume all other duties as directed by the President or the Executive Committee

Secretary

 

  1. The Secretary shall be responsible for keeping a record of all meetings of the Association

  2. Maintaining a roll of the membership

  3. Give notice of all meetings

  4. Ensure that information relevant to the Association and its activities is disseminated to the membership

  5. Perform other duties as belong to this office or as may be assigned by the committee

 

Treasurer

           

  1. The Treasurer shall collect and deposit all funds in the name of the Association in a Bank approved by the Committee.

  2. Pay all bills of the Association and arrange proper disposition of income.

  3. Collect and record the receipt of annual dues and inform the Secretary accordingly.

  4. Prepare and submit semi- annual financial statements to the Committee and annual financial statements to the appointed auditors.

  5. File taxes annually on behalf of the Association.      

 

Public Relations Officer

 

  1. The Public Relations Office shall plan activities to enhance the image of the Association locally and overseas.

  2. Ensure publicity and promotion of all projects and events planned by the Association.

 

Nomination

 

Self-nomination or Nomination by a Member

 

Individuals who self-nominate should provide the following materials:

  1. Brief statement of no more than 300 words detailing qualifications. Please include information on any professional or personal attributes you believe you could bring to the board. Please specify the position for which you are nominating yourself.

  2. Include current curriculum vitae

  3. Please send the above to uwiaafl@gmail.com

 

Individuals who are nominating someone else:

  1. Please send the full name, email address and phone number for that individual to uwiaafl@gmail.com

  2. The individual will be contacted and asked to provide the document needed for nomination.

 

Nominees’ material will be reviewed, and nominees interviewed virtually should it be warranted. Members will be elected at the annual meeting to be held on December 9, 2022.