Elections

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the NASALSA Executive Board. We are currently accepting applications for our 2018-2019 elections!

To apply, please visit the following link: NASALSA 2018-2019 Executive Board Application and submit your resume to northamericansalsa@gmail.com.

The NASALSA Executive Board member roles and responsibilities are provided below:

PRESIDENT

The President will oversee all activities of NASALSA and will represent the organization in official functions. The President is responsible for ensuring that the rest of the Executive Board and the Committee leaders are dutifully executing their tasks.

Duties of the President include, but are not limited to:

  • Preside over all meetings
  • Control the NASALSA Bank Account and maintain signing authority over spending requests
  • Serve as a liaison to the Advisory Board
  • Manage the NASALSA email account
  • Delegate responsibilities to the rest of the board
  • File important financial/tax documents

VICE-PRESIDENTS

In the event the President cannot fulfill his/her duties, the Vice-Presidents shall assume the responsibility. If the President is not present one of the Vice-Presidents will execute meetings.

External Vice-President

The External Vice-President is responsible for handling the external matters of the organization. The External Vice-President is the main liaison to the South Asian Bar Association. Duties of the External Vice-President include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct outreach through NASALSA social media platforms
  • Reach out to other organizations
  • Assist in expanding NASALSA membership
  • Develop a list of schools across the country to contact using the outreach e-mail template and splits it up amongst the delegates by region
  • Follow up with sponsors after the Internal Vice-President has completed initial outreach

Internal Vice-President

The Internal Vice-President’s duty is to assist the President, the Conference Director, and the other board members as need be. Duties of the Internal Vice President include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Conference Director with conference coordinating activities
  • Balance the budget in conjunction with the Treasurer
  • Assist in expanding NASALSA membership
  • Head the Sponsorship of the National Convention with the Treasurer
  • Plan internal NASALSA events, including leadership retreats

SECRETARY

The Secretary is responsible for correspondence and maintaining records. The Secretary’s duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the NASALSA website
  • Maintain minutes of all official meetings
  • Maintain records of NASALSA members (chapter and individual)
  • Send a newsletter monthly; this newsletter will be bimonthly 2 months before the conference
  • Prepare all leaflets, brochures, and agendas for the conference

TREASURER

The Treasurer is responsible for the financial dealings and viability of the organization. The Treasurer shall keep up-to-date records of all transactions and will continually update the Executive Board of NASALSA’s financial status. The Treasurer shares bank account access with the President.

The Treasurer’s duties include but are not limited to:

  • Track spending of the organization
  • Maintain balance sheet & records of purchases
  • Develop Sponsorship Packet with Conference Director
  • Head conference sponsorship efforts with the Internal Vice-President
  • Collect registration fees from members and conference attendees

CONFERENCE DIRECTOR

The Conference Director is in charge of planning the annual NASALSA conference.
The Conference Director’s duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Lead the finding and organizing of panelists and keynote speaker(s) for the National Convention
  • Reserve a hotel block and ensure that all of the speakers and panelists have proper accommodations
  • Reserve annual conference venue under supervision of the President
  • Develop Sponsorship Packet with Treasurer

If you have any questions regarding the available positions, please e-mail us at northamericansalsa@gmail.com.

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