Nominations for INCOSE WMA Board Of Directors (BOD) for the year of 2015 are now being accepted. This is a great way to become more engaged in INCOSE WMA events and serve the chapter’s members. For INCOSE CSEPs this is also a great way to earn PDUs. The following positions are available (Described in detail below):
– Vice-President\President-Elect
– Treasurer
– Programs Chair
– Communications Chair
– Director at Large

If you would like to nominate yourself or a fellow member or if you have any questions about the roles & responsibilities and/or the election process see the email announcement for a POC.

Board Of Director Position Responsibilities

VICE-PRESIDENT\PRESIDENT-ELECT (3 yr term):

Note: The President for one year as Vice-President\President-elect, one year as President, and one year as Past President for a total term of three years.
– Maintain, update, and interpret this Chapter Operating Plan
– Identify, assign/action Chapter leadership (and committee staff/volunteers) and solicit input from Chapter Members with responsibility for specific INCOSE Circle Awards items. Track progress towards achievement of required “proof”, and working with Chapter Secretary capture items in appropriate Chapter repository for later collation and compilation into Circle Awards submission
– Oversee the implementation of the INCOSE-WMA Chapter Awards Program
– Work with the Membership Committee Chairman on membership drives and WMA member services
– Assist the WMA President with all activities as needed
– Creation of related SOPs
– Contribute content to the newsletter

TREASURER (2 yr term):

– Develop CY Budget based on inputs from officers and insert final Operating Budget into this final Operating Plan, and develop next year’s budget projections/estimates based on Chapter Strategic Plan
– Prepare monthly reports on income and expenses against the budget and report status at monthly BOD meetings
– Prepare the annual financial report to INCOSE headquarters and work with the Audit Committee
– Pay all bills for WMA
– Act as point of contact for all WMA events for disbursement and receipt of monies, including deposits for events, and provision of funds to other officers for supplies to support Chapter activities
– Maintain the INCOSE-WMA tax exempt information, and supply it (as required) to vendors to ensure Chapter purchases are not taxed
– Creation of related SOPs
– Contribute content to the newsletter

PROGRAMS CHAIR (2 yr term):

– Develop and document the Program Development Plan for the Chapter to include planning of all Programs and Tutorials for the INCOSE Operating Year (and projections half-way into next Operating Year)
– Develops Programs and Tutorials budget input for Treasurer
– Develops and documents Facilities requirements/plans consistent with Programs and Tutorials, and captures in Program Development Plan
– Coordinates all logistics associated with monthly chapter meetings, in particular preparing publicity, arranging for speakers, food, performing speaker introductions at meeting, and gathering feedback and metrics data on chapter meetings
– Coordinates all logistics associated with tutorials, in particular preparing publicity, preparing tutorial materials (if required), obtaining Tutorial presenters, ordering/providing food at event, performing instructor introductions at meeting and gathering feedback and metrics data on tutorial performance
– Manages all other program-related activities of a special, technical, or social nature not specifically assigned to other committees
– Creation of Chapter Meeting and Tutorial related SOPs
– Contribute content to the newsletter

COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR (2 yr term):

– Manages and maintains all communications tools, to include but not be limited to, Chapter Website, INCOSE Connect website, presence on other Social Media sites, and updating/maintain the Chapter e-mail reflectors (for BOD and for membership at large)
– Coordinate the production of the monthly newsletter, and publish to Chapter Website and announce availability to membership
– Publish/broadcast Meeting, Tutorial and other Event reminders, to include important INCOSE.org notices
– Develop Communications Plan (Addendum A to Operating Plan) to include Website Plan, Publicity Plan
– Coordinate implementation of the Chapter Ambassador Plan (Ambassador Program Lead designated by Chapter President)
– Contribute content to newsletters

DIRECTOR AT LARGE (2 yr term):

– Tasks assigned by the President or President-Elect
– Contribute content to the newsletter