The following volunteers are needed to fill open board and chair positions for the Olympic Peninsula Region: President, Treasurer, Member at Large and Safety Chair. If interested in any position, please notify our our Election Committee Chair, Don Knievel via e-mail or (253) 858-6902 by October 12th.
President (2 year term): Presides over all meetings; prepares the agenda and directs the discussion thereof; acts as an ex-officio member of all standing committees and temporary committees except the Nominating Committee; executes all documents and correspondence in the name of the Region as authorized by the membership or the Board of Directors. He/she may act as a signer or cosigner of Region checks. The President is responsible for returning the completed annual Region Report Form and Continuity Checklist to PCA National, assuring that the new President of the Region has signed this report acknowledging receipt of this Manual and other Region property. The President is automatically a voting member of the National Board of Directors which meets two times a year. When the President cannot attend, he or she uses a proxy form giving the Regions vote to the Zone Representative or other member of the Region. The President should also be aware of special awards given at the Parade. These include the President s Parade Trophy, the Paul Heinmiller Memorial Trophy (the Newsletter Contest), the Lazar Blanchard Memorial Trophy (Enthusiast of the Year Award), Family of the Year Award, and the Web Site Contest. The President should distribute the Region Officers' list of duties to the new Board Members and Chairs, and this should develop into a specific discussion of what is needed and expected by both for the year. Two year position. One of five Board members. You will be required to attend and run the monthly Board meetings on a regular basis. Current President is Alex Raphael, if you have any questions.
Treasurer (2 year term): Keeps and preserves the records and books of account reflecting the financial condition and operation of the Region; signs or co-signs all drafts on the accounts of the Region and any corporate documents which obligate the Region financially; prepares and files IRS information and state taxing authority returns as required. Upon the request of the President, Board of Directors, or Region membership, furnishes a report of the financial transactions, receives all monies paid to the Region, and deposits it to the bank designated by the Region. Two year position. One of five Board members. You will be required to attend the monthly Board meetings on a regular basis. Current Treasurer is Maryann Elwell, if you have any questions.
Member At Large (1 year term): If you cannot decide which of the above positions you would like best, perhaps the Member at Large is for you. The Member at Large fills in where he/she is needed, either through direct tasking, or through his/her own initiative. Best described as "A Helper", the Member at Large assists with special events, understaffed boards, and over tasked editors. One of five Board Members. You will be required to attend the monthly Board meetings on a regular basis. One year position. Current Member at Large is Don Knievel if you have any questions.
Safety Chairperson: Responsible for the club’s Safety to provide the following services, in accordance with appropriate Region Event Guidelines for all moving car events: (1) provide a monitor for all moving car events to ensure that the event organizers provide for the safety throughout the event; (2) ensure releases are signed by everyone; (3) make recommendations to the Region on all items of local interest pertinent to safety; (4) oversee the overall safe conduct of Region events, collect, report, and update all safety related information as made available from National PCA; and (5) review and resolve all safety issues submitted to the Safety Chair. Contact our President, Alex Raphael, if you have any questions.
Secretary (1 year term - finish term for current Secretary): Keeps and
preserves the minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors and membership,
to include the Annual Meeting and provides a copy to Newsletter Editor and Web
Master for publishing. Two year
position. One of five Board members. Secretary
is required to attend the monthly Board/Membership meetings on a regular basis
and Annual Membership meeting. Current Secretary
is Barb Hanford if you have any questions.