READY TO JOIN THE ABS BOARD?
The Association of Bragg Spouses is looking to fill our board for 2020-2021
Would you consider joining the Executive Board or serving as a Committee Chairperson?
We have many opportunities to serve in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.
Board members are required to attend our monthly meetings and attend our monthly luncheons and special events throughout the year.
Check out all of the volunteer opportunities ABS has to offer!
Executive Board Positions – Elected by membership
Preside over all meetings of membership, the Board, maintain a working knowledge of club activities. Serve on the various committees and be an advocate of ABS.
Assist the President, work with members of Executive Board and committee chairs, and responsible for Welcomes and Farewells.
Organize and plan the monthly luncheons, to include setting up and working with vendors, coordinating with reservations and hospitality.
Record and post minutes of Board Meetings, report forms to Installation Commander in timely fashion, record all Board votes. In charge of creating the email roster for the board members and keeping it updated along with a master list of ABS email addresses and passwords. The Corresponding Secretary has access to the ABS Post Office box and is responsible for checking the mail and signing out keys to the mailbox to other board members that may need to check the mail. In addition, the Corresponding Secretary is responsible for checking the main ABS email address and responding to inquiries and forwarding emails to appropriate board members. The Corresponding Secretary works closely with the Recording secretary to help with board meeting agendas and notes when needed.
Primary signer of checks for ABS, prepare monthly reports as well as yearly budget, deposit and collect money.
*All board positions require a commitment to attend Board Meetings and monthly Meetings, in addition to performing the duties of the office.
Committees: Chairperson Appointed by President
BITS N BRAGG NEWSLETTER – Prepare monthly publication online delivered via email to members
BRAGG UNIQUE BOUTIQUE - Maintain stock and inventory for the store
HISTORIAN – Attend events and record the history through photos. Provide pictures as needed for other committees, and Facebook, maintain scrapbooks and directories.
HOSPITALITY – Work with 2ndVice President to coordinate with the themes, help decorate for luncheons, Welcome members at luncheons.
INTERNAL CLUBS – Recruit internal club leaders, promote clubs to members, assist club leaders with evite accounts, regularly monitor ABS website to add new members to club accounts. Provide info on activities for Newsletter and Facebook.
MEMBERSHIP – Coordinate the September Membership Drive, oversee membership sign up at monthly luncheons, maintain membership roster.
PARLIAMENTARIAN - Advise President and members on parliamentary procedure, oversee voting and election procedures.
PUBLICITY – Create and provide posters, press releases and flyers for all things related to ABS, maintain and update FB and website.
RESERVATIONS – Send out evites for all luncheons, create and maintain nametags, check in members for luncheons.
SCHOLARSHIP – Prepare and update applications for scholarships, publicize scholarships, and pick selection committee, plan recognition ceremony.
SPRING FUNDRAISER – Oversee ABS Spring Fundraiser Auction
TOUR OF HOMES – Set up and organize homes for members to tour during Holiday time.
PROPERTY – Purchase, request, rent and maintain inventory of all property.
VENDOR – Send out applications, collect, vet and coordinate the vendors for the luncheons. Work with the 2ndVice President and Reservations to coordinate the luncheons. Support Super Sign Up (Membership) and Yule Mart chair to include filling vendor spots and supporting the vendors at those events.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR/COMMUNITY OUTREACH - Attend OPOC course and keep record of all volunteer hours via VMIS, prepare certificates and arrange for appropriate awards, create and maintain a volunteer schedule for ABS events via the ABS website. Coordinate with other non-profits in the community to provide opportunities for our members to give back through donation drives or outreach projects.
WELFARE - Develop a donation request form, evaluate all requests and follow up and make sure all money is being used appropriately.