2011-2012 PRSSA Executive Board

Are you going to be a junior or senior for the 2011-2012 school year? Want to be more active in your PRSSA chapter? Gain leadership and problem solving skills? Attend PRSSA Leadership Rally, PRSSA National Conference, and PRSSA National Assembly. Learn more about the positions below.

If you’re interested email us utahprssa[at]gmail[dot]com letting us know by March 28, 2011;
-What position you’re interested in
-How you will excel at the position
-Your year in school
-Your PR experience/career goals

PRSSA Executive Board

Chapter President
-Motivate executive board and members through PRSSA enthusiasm.
-Preside at all membership and executive board meetings.
-Appoint committees and advise chairs; advise members about Chapter activities.
-Delegate responsibilities of officers and committees.
-Direct overall operations of Chapter.
-Recommend and establish goals and objectives for the Chapter with the approval of the membership, faculty and Professional Advisers.
-Assist the treasurer in collecting dues and provide an accurate dues form to PRSSA Headquarters by Nov. 1 and March 1.
-Stay in contact with the PRSSA National Committee.

Vice President
-Motivate members through his or her PRSSA enthusiasm.
-Perform presidential duties if the Chapter President is absent or unable.
-Help the Chapter President coordinate and direct committee activities and Chapter operations.
-Perform duties as may be delegated by the Chapter President.
-Counsel the Chapter President by recommending goals, objectives, plans and programs.
-Coordinate and disseminate information about PRSA New Professionals and Associate Membership for graduating PRSSA members.

-Motivate members through his or her enthusiastic attitude toward PRSSA.
-Prepare agendas with the assistance of the Chapter President.
-Record and distrubte the minutes of all executive board and membership meetings.
-Maintain a record of Chapter members with school and permanent home address.
-Keep the Chapter’s charter, other permanent documents and Chapter Handbook.
-Notify PRSSA Headquarters and PRSA sponsor Chapters of changes in Chapter leaders.
-Handle all Chapter correspondence.

-Motivate members through his or her enthusiastic attitude toward PRSSA.
-Work with the Chapter President in preparing the annual budget.
-Collect Chapter and national dues, with the assistance of the Chapter President, and completely and accurately prepare the PRSSA dues form.
-Provide financial reports periodically to the Chapter membership.
-Collect fees for any Chapter special events and fundraisers.
– Disburse Chapter funds with proper approval.
-Provide safekeeping for all Chapter funds and keep accurate financial records.
-Maintain and record history of Chapter for accurate record keeping from year to year.
-Coordinate photography for the Chapter, the Chapter’s scrapbook and press releases.

Public Relations Director
-Motivate members through his or her enthusiastic attitude toward PRSSA.
-produce the Chapter newsletter on a regular basis throughout the school year.
-Produce or oversee the Chapter website.
-Produce or oversee Chapter news on the national website, http://www.prssa.org.
-Post announcements for Chapter meetings throughout campus.
-Coordinate Chapter press releases, feature articles, advertising and brochures.

We can’t wait to hear from you!




About Utah PRSSA

The national chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is a professional organization that serves its members with networking opportunities, employment resources, and information about emerging trends in communication and new media fields as well as strategies for professional advancement. Membership of PRSA at the student level (PRSSA) enables students to access content that is available exclusively to members.

Posted on March 6, 2011, in Benefits, PRSSA Executive Board, 2011-2012, Utah PRSSA and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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