KWA elects its board of directors for the next year in November, with the new directors taking office in January. Now is the time for you, the members, to consider running for a position. If you are interested, let one of the current directors know at least by the October meeting.
Our current Bylaws require six directors. One board member may have two positions, exclusive of the President. The Board is also required to have a minimum of three Board meetings, which all members are allowed to attend.
President – The principal officer of the organization. He/she will preside at all meetings of the board and member meetings and will supervise and control all the business affairs of the organization.
Vice President – In the absence of the President, the Vice President shall perform the duties of the President, along with any other duties assigned by the President or by the board.
Recording Secretary – The Recording Secretary shall keep, or cause to be kept, a book of minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors and member meetings.
Treasurer – The Treasurer shall keep and maintain adequate and correct accounts of the transactions of the organization, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains, losses, capital, and surplus. He/she shall deposit all funds in the name of the corporation in such banks or trust companies as shall be selected by the board. The Treasurer shall file or cause to be filed any local, state, or federal tax reports. Reports to include the Annual Report to the State of Kansas, IRS Form 990, and Kansas Sales Tax. The Treasurer will submit a monthly statement to the board.
Members at Large (2) – The Members at Large have no specific duties other than to support the board and the membership.
Appointed Volunteer Positions
The following are positions that KWA has had in the past. It would be good to fill some (or all) of them again.
Ambassador – Represent and promote KWA
Historian – Gather all information about KWA and its members to be kept in an official scrapbook and digital scrapbook for the organization
Promotions Manager – Arrange publicity for all KWA’s needs
Technology Advisor – Help will any KWA technological needs
Website Coordinator – Updates and maintains the website monthly (Starla will continue in this role, but would gladly train someone to take it over in the future.)
Youth Coordinator – Help with youth writing events in the community