Advisory: Advise and counsel the President concerning the organizational management of the association. Maintain the long-range focus and direction of NECUSA.
Audit/Fiscal: Perform an audit of the Treasurer’s records at the winter meeting of the Board of Directors and at the annual conference meeting.
Awards: Prepare the appropriate announcements and application forms for inclusion in The Clipboard and forward to the Editor for publication. Coordinate the nomination and selection process, and actively seek nominations for NECUSA awards. Obtain the appropriate certificates and plaques, and make presentations at the annual conference; make certificates for conference presenters for the annual conference.
Conference: Recruit hosts and sites and make recommendations for future sites to host NECUSA annual conferences. Oversee the annual conference budget and assist the conference site host. Recommend to the Board of Directors fees and arrangements for vendors and speakers, and review and update conference manual for hosts.
Constitution and Bylaws: Review the Constitution and Bylaws, becoming familiar with all sections. Make recommendations for changes/updates as appropriate. Publish and make available current copies of the Constitution and Bylaws.
Life Members/Retirees: Represent Life Members on the Board. Develop a system to track the retirement, illness and death of members, and update the membership roster as appropriate. Develop an outreach program to better support Life Members. Make available copies of the Life Membership Directory upon request.
Membership: Actively seek new members. Contact institutions that are not presently members, encouraging them to join NECUSA. Seek new ways to attract and retain members.
Nominating: Actively seek nominations for open positions on the Board of Directors. Prepare notices for The Clipboard, soliciting interested candidates. Receive nominations for office, prepare ballots and conduct elections at the annual conference.
Professional Development: Develop a fall, winter and spring professional development workshop. Recommend topics for workshops for the annual conference. Assist the Publications Committee with developing sources for articles to be published in The Clipboard.
Publications: Edit and produce The Clipboard. Coordinate and centralize production and distribution of all association documents including the website and list serve.
Self-Reliance: Actively solicit applicants and prepare applications for the Annual NECUSA Self- Reliance Awards. Receive applications, screen and select recipients for the awards and present them at the annual conference. Make recommendations to the Board concerning number of awards