All executive committee members are responsible for establishing
and maintaining contact with their Campus Organizer, attending
all possible meetings, leading their respective committees, and
recruiting new members for the group.
President/FMLA Coordinator: The President presides over general
FMLA meetings; acts as a spokesperson for the group; chairs the
executive committee; acts as a liaison to faculty, administration,
student government, and the Faculty/Staff team; and is ultimately
accountable for the recruitment of new membership. The President
is also responsible for monitoring the elections and assuring diversity
in terms of sex, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status,
religion, ethnicity, age, marital status, national origin, and
Vice President/Campaign Coordinator: The Vice President chairs
the national campaign efforts of the Feminist Majority Foundation
by working closely with the Campus Organizer; and works with the
President as a trainee for the position the following year (optional).
The Vice President is also responsible for recruiting the faculty
and staff team, as well as keeping the minutes for each meeting
and submitting them to the group e-mail list and Campus Organizer.
Finance Chair/Coordinator: The Finance Chair is responsible for
handling all accounting for the group, submitting budget proposals,
applying to the school for grants or other funding, and planning
at least two fundraisers a year. The Finance Chair reports on the
status of the accounts at each meeting.
Publicity Chair: The Publicity chair coordinates the advertisement
and publicity of events and is responsible for ensuring the visibility
of the group on campus and turnout to FMLA actions and events.
The Publicity chair also works closely with the Recruitment Chair
during recruitment drives.
Events and Retention Chair/Coordinator: The Events and Retention
Chair is responsible for coordinating and consulting with appropriate
committees in planning FMLA events and actions. Additionally, the
Events and Retention Chair is responsible for organizing introductions
at every meeting, planning social events, and strategies for boosting
group moral. The Events and Retention Chair also works with the
Recruitment Chair in planning events for the purposes of recruitment.
Maintains ongoing communication with Campus Organizer during all
Recruitment Chair/Coordinator: The Recruitment Chair is a leadership
position recommended for a sophomore/second year student. She/he
is responsible for consistent recruitment; planning events to increase
membership throughout the year; and working with faculty and staff
on strategies to improve recruitment. The Recruitment Chair plans
events with the Equality Chair to ensure a diverse membership and
sets ongoing recruitment goals. The Recruitment Chair is also responsible
for collecting FMLA Membership Forms, mailing them to the Campus
Organizer, and maintaining copies for the groups’ use.
Press Chair: The Press Chair acts as a liaison to campus and community
press, garnering press coverage for the group whenever there is
an opportunity, including every FMLA event or action. The Press
Chair works closely with the Publicity Chair and the President
or the Event Spokesperson to ensure consistency in message for
all major events and actions.
Communications Chair/Coordinator: The Communications Chair is
responsible for maintaining the group listserv and keeping the
FMLA membership informed via email. The Communications Chair works
closely with the Web Manager and submits FMLA information/pictures
to the FMF for consideration for the Choices E-Zine, as well as
other reports detailing events and projects the FMLA has undertaken.
Equality Chair: The Equality Chair is responsible for ensuring
that the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance is representative
of the school’s student body in terms of sex, race, sexual
orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, ethnicity, age, marital
status, national origin, and disability. The Equality Chair coordinates
programs that focus on issues of diversity and the elimination
of discrimination on campus and the greater community. She or he
is in charge of on-going coalition building with progressive groups
on campus, organizing an alliance of all progressive groups on
campus (if one does not exist on campus), and actively participating
in this progressive alliance. The Equality Chair works closely
with the Recruitment Chair during recruitment drives.
Community Outreach Chair/Coordinator: The Community Outreach Chair
acts as a liaison and outreaches to local women’s rights
and progressive organizations, as well as feminist community members
in the local area; coordinates all activities in which the group
works with community organizations.
Web Manager: The Web
Manager works with the Feminist Majority Foundation’s Campus
Organizer to develop and maintain an online office/website on the
The Web Manager will learn how to set up, add, and update pages
to the group's online office/website; checks www.feministcampus.org weekly to provide updates at meetings and publicize chats and online
trainings. The Web Manager collaborates with the Campus Team to
host an online chat with group members twice a year. The officer
ensures that all group members have online usernames/passwords
and teaches members how to use the Choices Campus Community website.
Class Representatives/Officers: Each class year may be represented
on the executive committee by one or more Class Representatives.
Each Representative is responsible for attending executive committee
meetings and assuming responsibility for other tasks as needs arise.
* If your group is unable to fill all executive board committee
positions at any given time, we recommend that you fill positions
in the order listed above.
FM Leadership Alliance Core Documents:
Overview of Campus Program
Start a Leadership Alliance on Campus
Chartering Your Campus Group
Leadership Alliance Constitution
Recruiting a Faculty Team
Holding the First Meeting
The Executive Committee
Field Representative Team
Feminist Majority Documents
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