Florida Association of City Clerks 

Promoting and Developing the Educational and Professional Status of Florida City Clerks
 

Awards & Scholarships Committee Chair Responsibilities

Letter of Support
Before accepting the position of Committee Chair, the member shall provide a letter of support from his or her City to the FACC President.

Committee Coordination
The Chair serves as a coordinator and overseer of their Committee, acting as a liaison between the Committee and the Board of Directors. The Chair should make sure that all Committee Members understand their duties and the role they play in accomplishing their goals. Shortly after appointment, the Chair should begin to organize the members and establish a meeting calendar including proposed timeframes. The Chair should be available to answer questions from Committee and Board members during their term.

FACC Board Meetings
The Chair should plan on attending all FACC Board meetings. If the Committee Chair cannot attend, the Vice-Chair or designee should attend if possible. The FACC Board meetings are held during the months of August, October, February, and June. The Committee Chair should prepare an agenda item and provide it to the FLC Staff prior to each FACC Board meeting for inclusion in the Board agenda packets. If there has not been any committee activity and a report is not warranted, the chair shall send an email to FLC Staff notifying them an agenda item is not being submitted.

Committee Appointments
The FACC President will send the list of Committee members to the Committee Chair, who will notify the members of their appointments. The Chair should document those Committee members that remained active and sufficiently participated during the year. This information will be submitted to the current FACC President in April of each year. The FACC President will then forward the Certificate of Committee Accomplishment to those members who actively served.

Manual Review
The Chair should review the FACC Committee Duties & Responsibilities (located on the FACC website) pertaining to their committee each year and forward inconsistencies and recommended changes to the By-Laws/Manual Revisions Committee Chair.

Miscellaneous
The Chair is responsible for publicizing the availability of the scholarships and awards. The Chair also notifies the scholarship recipients and non-recipients.
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