• Board President - America Supporting Americans (ASA) Greater Conejo Valley Chapter

  • ASA Greater Conejo Valley Chapter
    Job Description
    America Supporting Americans (ASA) GCV CHAPTER 
     
    Board President Role Description

    The Greater Conejo Valley Chapter (GCVC) of America Supporting Americans (ASA) is seeking a new President to lead the organization and the Board of Directors. This is a volunteer position; all individuals working for this non-profit are volunteers. The ASA-GCV Chapter is located at the Janss Mall in Thousand Oaks. This is a wonderful opportunity for supporting our deployed troops, for engaging and networking with the community, and interacting with local government offices.

    America Supporting Americans (ASA) is a non-profit organization with the mission to build a supportive link between the men and women of our armed forces and our communities.  ASA sends care packages and cards to troops deployed overseas to show our support and raise their morale. Troops that receive are care packages express such gratitude and appreciation not only for the contents of the care packages but also for the community's recognition of their service. This is meaningful work!

    The ASA-GCVC President has the following responsibilities:
    • Acts as conduit to the President of the National ASA organization and ensures the Chapter is acting in-line with the National organization’s mission.
    • When acting on behalf of ASA, as with all Board Members, puts the interests of the organization before his/her personal and professional interests.
    • Establishes the by-laws for the Board, if not already established, and amends the by-laws per decision-making process defined within them.
    • Ensures that Board roles (e.g. Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President) are defined, occupied, and filled by individuals able to fulfill the responsibilities of the role.
    • Defines decisions to be made by himself/herself and decisions that can be delegated to Board members and/or others with responsibility within the organization (e.g. Committee Chairs).
    • Holds the authority to call and lead meetings, sign documents, and represent the organization in public.
    • Ensures the Chapter is operating in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and adheres to its mission.
    • Holds a fiduciary responsibility to use donations for the purposes made, i.e. to advance the mission of the organization.
    • Defines the structure of the organization to advance the mission. For example, the President may wish to form Committees focused on public relations, operations, and/or fundraising.
    • Recruits, supports and motivates the volunteer and donor base.
    • Communicates directly with units in the Armed Forces that have been assigned by the national organization, or delegates this responsibility.