We encourage all members with an interest in the success and development of BATC to run for a position on the board. We are seeking nomination for the 2017 BATC Board of Directors. Those interested in running for a board position must be BATC member in good standing (membership paid) and must send an email to Secretary@baltimoretriathlon.org stating the position(s) you are running for and a brief (not more than a one page) summary of qualifications. The summary should outline your qualifications for the position you are running for, and will be distributed to the membership prior to voting.
BOARD of DIRECTORS POSITION DESCRIPTIONS
There are four officer positions on the board and four at-large positions, as follows.
- President – Fearless leader of BATC. Provides governance, leadership and strategic planning of the organization including but not limited to, developing and managing BATC relationships, planning and presiding over, and facilitating board and committee meetings, and acting as an ambassador for the organization.
- Group Workout Director – Organizes and directs group workouts, specifically developing the calendar of BATC sponsored events (think Swim/Bike/Runs, bike rides, and runs), proposing the annual Group Workout budget and operating the club’s workouts within that budget, and ensuring each event is staffed by BATC volunteers and board members to promote safety and coordination of the event.
- Secretary – Responsible for BATC’s records, handles official communications of the club, specifically, preparing BATC meeting announcements and meeting minutes, working closely with the club President to prepare for planned meetings, acting as the club registrar and maintaining up to date and accurate membership records and enrolling all members in BATC’s communication lists, and ensuring BATC members are able to effectively communicate with their board members.
- Treasurer – Responsible for managing BATC’s funds, including soliciting budget proposals from board members and leading the board through budget discussions which result in a final and approved annual budget, preparing budget status reports and presenting at board of directors’ meetings, maintaining BATC fund accounts (checking, PayPal, Active), paying BATC expenses in a timely manner to ensure the club remains in good standing, and preparing BATC’s tax returns.
The four At-Large board positions have voting rights, and are responsible for participating in BATC board of directors’ meetings and board decision making. At-Large board members participate actively in board functions and activities, such as maintaining the BATC website, PayPal enrollment, Active account, Square account, and other web-based services, coordinating BATC’s presence at race events and ensuring BATC tents are staffed (works closely with volunteer coordinator and Secretary), and storing and maintain the BATC tents, coordinating volunteers, tracking volunteer hours, and accurately distributing volunteer raffle tickets, planning season opening picnic and end of season party, and representing BATC at events, group workouts, and supporting board officers as needed.