Two positions are open for the 2021-2023 term (Descriptions can be found on the Executive Board Descriptions page of our website):
2nd Vice President
Candidate: Jennifer Nesfield, District Chairperson for World Languages and ENL, Northport-East Northport UFSD
Board Liaison Officer
Candidate: Laurie Marshall-Lauria, Coordinator of World Languages & ENL, Manhasset Public Schools
Additionally, we are proposing to modify the NYSAWLA Constitution to reflect a change in the Secretary/Treasurer position. The Board proposes the following:
Eliminate the position of Secretary/Treasure to create two new positions:
Description: Assists in developing a budget. Provides detailed reports on NYSAWLA finances at executive board meetings and provides a general financial report at general membership meetings. Co-signs all necessary checks on behalf of NYSAWLA. Maintains a membership database and provides the executive board with an updated list of members. Keep NYSAWLA funds in an approved bank. Work with a certified accountant to ensure all NYS and federal documents and forms are completed and submitted.
Work closely with the board to establish and ensure goals are met. Work with the president to create an agenda for board and general membership meetings. Create and maintain the organization’s calendar. Take minutes of the meetings. Distributes minutes to executive board in a timely manner. Ascertains the presence of a quorum at each executive board meeting. Respond to or direct emails/correspondence to the appropriate board member or committee. Assists in maintaining the NYSAWLA website. Announce all NYSAWLA sponsored events and meetings via the website, membership database, and social media. Assists in registration of meetings and conferences
Recommend new tech tools to assist in managing the organization. Salary, hours, and other details to be negotiated.