Leadership Positions

Vice President

Reports to: President

Term of Office: The term of office is two years beginning July 1 and ending June 30 of the second year. An elected officer may serve only three consecutive terms or six years on the Board of Directors.

Purpose: The Beta Iota Chapter Bylaws state that the Vice President shall perform the duties of the President in the President’s absence. According to the Beta Iota Policy and Procedure Manual, the Vice President shall serve as the Chairperson of the Program Committee.

Qualifications: Members of the Beta Iota Board of Directors shall be:

  1. Active members of Sigma Theta Tau International and members of the Beta Iota Chapter.
  2. Consent to serve in the position and election by majority vote of chapter members.
  3. Experience or skill in program planning and program development.

  4. Stipulations: Members of the Board of Directors are not eligible for funding while in office.

Responsibilities:

  1. Attend scheduled Board of Directors meetings. Board of Directors meetings are scheduled monthly unless alterations are required.
  2. Perform such activities as delegated by the President.
  3. Serve as the Chairperson of the Program Committee.
  4. Plan and conduct Program Committee meetings on a regular basis or as necessary to accomplish the work of the committee..
  5. Prepare and submit minutes of all Program Committee meetings to the Heritage Advisory Council Chairperson.
  6. Plan chapter programs for two successive years. Programs should be planned one year in advance and two years in advance if at all possible.
  7. Oversee the planning and implementation of at least one annual (business) meeting and at least two programs of a scholarly nature during each fiscal year. The annual business meeting, a time in which officers and committee chairs present written reports to the membership, may be planned in conjunction with a scholarly program.
  8. Oversee the planning and implementation of the Induction Ceremony in collaboration with the Governance Committee.
  9. Represent the chapter or designate a Program Committee member to represent the chapter at the Southern Ohio Northern Kentucky (SONK) Consortium program planning meetings. This is viewed as a scholarly program for the chapter.
  10. Prepare the Annual Committee Report Form, a written annual evaluation of the activities of the committee based on the designated committee functions, goals of the committee, and chapter strategic plan, and submit to the Board of Directors in May of each year.
  11. Present an annual report to the membership at a designated meeting.
  12. Collaborate with other committee chairperson to facilitate continuity of chapter programs, events, and activities.
  13. Develop and maintain policies and procedures related to the Program Committee and to the position of Vice President. Submit newly-developed or modifications of former policies and procedures to the Board of Directors for approval.
  14. Attend and encourage committee members to attend chapter programs, activities, and events.

Vice President Application

The Vice President shall perform the duties of the President in the President’s absence. According to the Beta Iota Policy and Procedure Manual, the Vice President shall serve as the Chairperson of the Program Committee.

Position Application (PDF file)