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2016-17 Officers and Chairs


 President:   Mark Holden
 Vice President: Holly Bryant
 Treasurer:     Sue Vogl
 Secretary: Robin Al-Haddad
 Social Committee Chair: Sterling Van De Moortel
 Activities Committee Chair: Carrie Presnell
 Publications Chair:  Kristina Scholz
 

Officers and Committee Chairs can be reached through the email address rpcvtucson@gmail.com 

About the Officer and Chair Positions

OFFICERS

President

  • Hours of responsibility per month: 5-15

  • Eligibility: RPCV; paid membership to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona and the National Peace Corps Association

  • Term: One-year term

  • Responsibilities: Organize and preside at officer meetings and general meetings; oversee all activities of the organization including planning and publicity of Desert Doves meetings, service projects and event; prepare general meeting and officer meeting agendas; support other Desert Doves officers and committee members as needed; liaise between Desert Doves, University of Arizona Peace Corps Fellows, and the Tucson community; PCPP selection committee - review and present projects for vote by the general membership; Check and respond to messages within the group email account; Serve as the organization’s official representation with the National Peace Corps Association; Prepare annual activity report for the National Peace Corps Association; Signer on account at the Arizona State Credit Union

Vice President

  • Hours of responsibility per month: 2-15

  • Eligibility: RPCV; paid membership to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona

  • Term: One-year term

  • Responsibilities: Attend and participate in all officer and general meetings; Plan logistics for and coordinate volunteers for the 4th Avenue Merchants Association Street Fair fundraise; Coordinate other fund raising activities to benefit PCPP and other charitable giving; PCPP selection committee - review and present projects for vote by the general membership; Co-coordinate Desert Doves events, t-shirts, etc.; Most of the year, only requires 1-2 hours per month but during winter and spring street fair, may require 2-4 hours per week; Assume duties of president, when necessary

Treasurer

  • Hours of responsibility per month: 2-10

  • Eligibility: RPCV; paid membership to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona and the National Peace Corps Association

  • Term: One-year term

  • Responsibilities: Attend all officer and general meetings; Maintain and report on Desert Doves finances; Plan logistics for and coordinate RPCV International calendar sales; Prepare annual income and expenditures report for the National Peace Corps Association; Signer on account at the Arizona State Credit Union; Determine Peace Corps Partnership Project funding availability; Make PCPP donations on the Peace Corps website; Responsible for completing the form 990 (via the e-postcard) by 15 May of each year; Organize funding techniques that will aid in the long-term sustainability of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona; Responsible for the rented Post Office box

Secretary

  • Hours of responsibility per month: 2-10

  • Eligibility: RPCV; paid membership to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona

  • Term: One-year term

  • Responsibilities: Attend all officer and general meetings; Record general meeting and officer meeting minutes; Distribute minutes to members via email and the Desert Doves website; Maintain group email account; respond to pertinent emails; Maintain and report on Desert Doves membership; Responsible for a second key to the Post Office Box rental; checks mail if the Treasurer is out of town for an extended period of time; Monitor Doves annual operating calendar including deadlines for annual memberships, 501c3, etc.; Coordinate annual NPCA membership renewal and activity report; Coordinate Desert Doves annual report

COMMITTEES

Social Committee

  • Hours of responsibility per month: 3-5

  • Eligibility: RPCV; paid membership to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona

  • Term: One year

  • Responsibilities: Attend all officer and general meetings, Plan logistics for and coordinate bi-monthly Ethnic Dinners, Prepare social events announcements for Desert Doves communications such as on the website and the Facebook page

Activities Committee

  • Hours of responsibility per month: 2-10

  • Eligibility: RPCV; paid membership to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona

  • Term: One year

  • Responsibilities: Attend all officer and general meetings, Organize and implement community service and educational events, Prepare community service event announcements for Desert Doves communications such as the newsletter, the website, and the Facebook page, Establish and sustain community connections and resources for Doves service projects, Assist the University of Arizona Paul D. Coverdell Fellows in the planning and execution of Peace Corps Week, Assist the Vice-President in preparation for the 4th Avenue Merchants’ Association Street Fair, Assist the social committee as needed

Publications Committee

  • Hours of responsibility per month: 3-5

  • Eligibility: RPCV; paid membership to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona

  • Term: One year

  • Responsibilities: Attend all officer and general meetings, Updates Desert Doves website with news and features, Assure that accurate and timely information is gathered regularly and put on the website, Monitor and post announcements to Desert Doves Facebook page