Sacramento Valley CAMFT

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Board Positions

The Board of Directors for the Sacramento Valley Chapter of CAMFT shapes the chapters policies and programs and has a stake in shaping the chapters future as well as the individual members who benefit from the chapter. Each board member takes great pride in focusing on relationship building with clients, members, and the community.

Some of the benefits of becoming a board member include free entrance to each SVC breakfast meetings, once a year retreats, accommodations for attendance at CAMFT board leadership conferences, an opportunity to win a leadership of the year award, and free lunches during board meetings.

The SVC-CAMFT Board is made up of the following positions:

Executive Committee
President-Elect - This is an elected position that is 3 year commitment 1st year - President-Elect, 2nd year - President, 3rd year - Past-President
President
Past-President
Secretary
Treasurer

Committee Chairs
Program Co-Chairs (2 positions)
3000 Club Chair
Membership Chair
Sponsorship Chair
Volunteer Chair


Below are job duties for each board member position. If you would like to become a member of the board, please contact our president at president@svccamft.org.

Sacramento Valley Chapter President Elect

  • The President-Elect shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:
  • Succeed to the Presidency.
  • Perform duties of the President in the absence of the President or in the President’s inability to serve.
  • Preside over the Nominating Committee.
  • Perform those duties assigned by the President and/or the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare to take on the office of the presidency to perform such duties as delegated by the Board. 
  • Function as a President in training.
  • Begin formulating plans for his/her term during his/her tenure as President Elect including finding volunteers for the next term. 
  • Learn how to exercise general supervision over chapter activities from President and Past President.
  • Learn to provide leadership from President and Past President
  • Learn to conduct chapter affairs in accordance with the chapter bylaws and/or operating policies from President and Past President.
  • Maintain contact with all officers, directors, and committee chairs and with members of the chapter by means of letter, email, telephone, or personal contact.
  • The President-Elect shall attend five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.
  • The President-Elect shall attend meetings of the Executive Committee.
  • May have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws.

Sacramento Valley Chapter President

If the President was unlicensed at the time of election, as President or President-Elect, he/she must obtain licensure prior to assuming office. The President shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:

  • Exercise general supervision over chapter activities
  • Provide leadership
  • Conduct chapter affairs in accordance with the chapter bylaws and/or operating policies. 
  • Maintain contact with all officers, directors, and committee chairs and with members of the chapter by means of letter, email, telephone, or personal contact.
  • The President shall coordinate and preside over five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.
  • The President will call for, coordinate and preside over meetings of the Executive Committee.
  • Preside over all meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Recommend to the Executive Committee and the Nomination Committee members to be appointed to serve as standing committee Chairpersons. Appoint standing committee members except as otherwise provided in these bylaws.
  • The President shall be an ex-officio member of all committees, but shall have no right to vote when serving in an ex-officio capacity.
  • May have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws

Sacramento Valley Chapter Past-President

The Past-President shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:
  • Mentor the President-Elect and the President in all manner of running SVC-CAMFT.
  • Assist the President-Elect and President in running SVC-CAMFT.
  • The Past-President shall attend board meetings five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.
  • The Past-President shall attend any needed meetings of the Executive Committee

Sacramento Valley Chapter Secretary

The Secretary shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:

  • Keep accurate minutes of all Board or business meetings of the association.
  • Shall publish or caused to be published meeting minutes on the SVC-CAMFT website.
  • Maintain an accurate historical record in archives established by the board.
  • Monitor Board discussions and make motions when appropriate to facilitate decision making.
  • If a special meeting is called, the Secretary shall record who authorized the meeting, the notice given, the names of those present at such meetings, the numbers of members present or represented at such meetings, and the proceedings of such meetings.
  • May have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws.
  • In the event of the Secretary’s absence, his/her duties may be performed by any member appointed by the President.
  • The Secretary shall attend five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.
  • The Secretary shall attend meetings of the Executive Committee

Sacramento Valley Chapter Treasurer

The Treasurer shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:

  • Keep and maintain, or cause to be kept and maintained, adequate records of accounts of the properties and business transaction of the chapter, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains, losses, capital, retained earnings, and other matters customarily included in financial statements.
  •  Make books of account open to inspection by any Board member at all reasonable times.
  • Provide quarterly reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Deposit, or shall cause to be deposited, all money and other valuables in the name and to the credit of the chapter with such depositories as may be designated by the Board of Directors.
  • Disburse, or cause to be disbursed, the funds of the chapter as may be ordered by the Board of Directors.
  • Render at such regular meeting of the Board of Directors, or at such other times as directed by the Board of Directors an account of his/her transactions as Chief Financial Officer and of the financial condition of the chapter.
  • Prepare or cause to be prepared a proposed annual budget to be presented to the Board of Directors prior to the annual membership meeting.
  • Have such other powers and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or the bylaws.
  • May have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws.
  • The Treasurer shall attend five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.
  • The Treasurer shall attend meetings of the Executive Committee

Sacramento Valley Chapter Program Co-Chairs (2 Positions)


Program Committee Co-Chairs. There shall be (two) 2  Program Committee Co-Chairs on the Board of Directors. The Program Committee Co-Chairs shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:
  • Establish and be responsible for the supervision and coordination of a Programs Committee to carry out duties and tasks assigned by the Board of Directors.
  • Contacts and arranges for presenters to speak at chapter CEU monthly meetings and/or chapter sponsored workshops.
  • Collects curriculum vitaes and topic outlines from presenters. 
  • Facilitates the presentations at monthly meetings.
  • Keeps current with CE Provider applications/renewals to assure current CE Provider number
  • May form a committee when needed to assist with these activities.
  • Reach out to other agencies, groups, and persons in order to facilitate affiliations that promote the MFT profession.
  • Reports to the President.
  • May have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws.
  • The Program Co-Chair shall attend five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.

Sacramento Valley Chapter 3000 Club Chair

The 3000 Club Chair shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:
  • Establish and be responsible for the supervision and coordination of a 3000 Club Committee to carry out duties and tasks assigned by the Board of Directors.
  • Represent the views and concerns of interns and trainees.
  • Contacts and arranges for presenters to speak at chapter pre-license meetings.
  • Collects curriculum vitaes and topic outlines from presenters.
  • Meets with other interns and trainee members of the chapter at monthly pre-licensed meetings and reports back to the Board any concerns interns and trainees would like the Board to address.
  • Reports to the President.
  • May have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws. The Club 3000 (Pre-license) Chair shall attend five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.

Sacramento Valley Chapter Membership Chair

The Membership Chair shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:
  • Inform prospective and current members of membership benefits and dues and comply with SVC-CAMFT policy and procedures.
  • Inform members of annual dues, receive monies, and transfer said monies and membership information to the Administrative Assistant.
  • Oversee the publication of a chapter directory and monitor the chapter website directory
  • Respond to referrals from others on becoming a member.
  • Establish a Membership Committee when and where necessary to assist with carrying out these duties and shall be responsible for supervising and coordinating activities of that committee as well as reporting to the President. 
  • Establish and be responsible for the supervision and coordination of a Membership Committee to carry out duties and tasks assigned by the Board of Directors.
  • Reports to the President. 
  • May have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws.
  • The Membership Chair shall attend five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.

Sacramento Valley Chapter Sponsorship Chair

The Sponsorship Chair shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:
  • Establish and be responsible for the supervision and coordination of a Sponsorship Committee to carry out duties and tasks assigned by the Board of Directors.
  • Develop relationships with groups, companies, and individuals which may be interested in providing sponsorship funding for trainings, other events, scholarships and other opportunities.
  • Work with the Communication Chair and other board members to develop incentives (usually marketing oriented) based on various incremental levels of sponsorship.
  • Develop sponsorship letter(s) to be sent to all prospective sponsors.
  • Establish funding objectives as part of the budgeting process.
  • Contact previous sponsors to see if  they will sponsor SVC-CAMFT again.
  • Solicit new sponsors.
  • Obtain electronic images/logos from sponsors to be used in promotions.
  • Receive sponsorship funds and transfer them to the Treasurer or Administrative Assistant.
  • Coordinate with the Communications Chair and the Administrative Assistant to ensure the sponsors' logos are available in a timely manner to support the development flyers, posters, PowerPoints and other advertising.
  • Follow-up after the event thanking all sponsors personally for their support.
  • Reports to the President.
  • May have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws.
  • The Sponsorship Chair shall attend five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.

Sacramento Valley Chapter Volunteer Chair

The Volunteer Chair shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors:
  • Establish and be responsible for the supervision and coordination of a Volunteer Committee to carry out duties and tasks assigned by the Board of Directors.
  • Organizes, coordinates and manages the recruitment of volunteers for the board and committees.
  • Maintains updated contact information on all volunteers.
  • Maintains updated list of open volunteer positions and requirements.
  • Fills open volunteer positions with qualified volunteers.
  • Reports to the President.
  • May have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws.
  • The Volunteer Chair shall attend five (5) board meetings and one (1) annual retreat. A maximum of 1 board meetings can be missed.






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