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This Gator Club is successful because of great local Gators who give a little time to make it great! 


Our Current Officers
OFFICE     7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019
President  Chari Kelly
President-Elect
 Chari Kelly    
Treasurer  Lynne Kammer
Secretary    Jennifer Dubin
VP of Academics Virginia Stewart Miller
VP of Athletics  Zachary Wilcox
VP of Outreach  Trent Fields
VP of Communications / Webmaster  Denise Booth
Young Alumni Coord.  Lauren M. Taylor
Volunteer Coordinator  Mohammed Sahil Akbar
Past-President  Cyndi Gray
 * Nominated and pending vote

At-Large Directors

 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019
 Scott Quarmby
 Dave Rice
 Pete Rubio
 Maren Nelson

Officer Descriptions

Lone Star Gator Club® officers serve a term of 1 year beginning the July 1st that follows their election. All club officers must be UFAA members. Below are the officer positions for our Gator Club:

President coordinates club officers, presides at Club meetings, appoints chairs & committee members, and signs any reports or addresses other needs of the UF Alumni Association.  The President works with the other club officers to decide on and execute events and other activities the club wants to do.The President also encourages all club officers to attend the annual Alumni Association Leadership Weekend. (Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week)
 
President-Elect becomes the President once the current President’s term finishes or they are for some reason absent or disabled.  The role also assists the acting President and learning their duties. (Time commitment: 1-2 hours per month) 

Treasurer has custody of all of the funds of the Club, keeps a full and accurate account of the receipts and expenditures, and makes disbursements as authorized. The Treasurer also provides financial statements and reports as needed by the club officers and files the annual financial reports as required by the Alumni Association. (Time commitment: 1-2 hours per month plus a few extra hours in July to complete the annual financial report to UFAA)

Secretary records the minutes of all meetings of the club, coordinates activities that require the use of the club’s official membership list, and performs such other duties as may be delegated. (Time commitment: 1-2 hours per month)
 
Vice President for Academics carries out the club’s directions and policies to support UF’s academic programs. For the Lone Star Gator Club, this position primarily involves administering the club's scholarship program (e.g. offering our scholarships to central Texas students planning to attend UF and leading a committee to select the recipients). (Time commitment: 1 hour per month)

Vice President for Athletics carries out the club’s directions and policies to support UF’s athletic programs.  For the Lone Star Gator Club, this position includes maintaining the relationship with the venue(s) used by the club for game watching parties.  It can also include promoting club participation in local sports leagues and opportunities to support UF Gator teams who visit our area. (Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week during football season, less time during winter/spring months)

Vice President for Outreach promotes UF by arranging local speaking engagements for University of Florida faculty and administrators in the local community if they will be visiting our area.  For our club, this position typically only involves coordinating the annual May International Gator Day event to help a local charity or cause. (Time commitment:  Variable amount of time needed prior to April to identify activities for May's International Gator Day, then possibly some coordination/prep leading up to the day plus the day itself)

Vice President of Communications promotes the Club activities through its website, UF’s club event calendar, social networks (Facebook), and emails to local club members.  This may include television, print and radio promotions, but this is rare for an out-of-state club. Note that specialized website development skills are not required, just the use of simple tools via a web browser. (Time commitment:  1-2 hours per week during football season, then 1-3 hours per month)

Young Alumni Coordinator coordinates programs targeted to graduates who are 35 years of age or less. He/she also promotes UFAA membership to recent graduates and encourages their participation within the Club. (Time commitment: Variable depending on the activities that are planned, likely 2-5 hours per month)

Volunteer Coordinator helps to attract and coordinate club members to assist with club events and activities such as game parties and International Gator Day.(Time commitment: 1 hour per week during football season)

At-Large Director is typically a past club officer of this Gator Club, another Gator Club, or a similar organization.  Directors assist as needed and help provide direction for club activities.  At times they also lead committees as requested by the President. (Time commitment: 0.5 - 1 hour per month)

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