Executive Board Positions
Serving as a member of the Accounting Society is a great experience for all members. Serving in leadership as a member of the Executive Board is an experience in its own right. The Executive Board is comprised of 9 seats, each fulfilling a unique and important role for the society. Below are the Executive Board positions, their main focus, and their responsibilities.
Main Focus: Representing the policies, views, and opinions of the organization in its relationship with the campus and community at large.
Responsibilities: The President's main focus is to coordinate efforts of all officers to provide valued service to the organization's members. The President organizes and executes the Executive Board meetings. The President ensures total quality programming throughout the semester and interacts as liaison with professional guests. She integrates the Accounting Society program with other CSU San Marcos objectives.
Main Focus: Actively training and learning to become President the following semester.
Responsibilities: The President-Elect assists the President at the organization meetings, learns the procedures and duties that she will assume the following semester. She develops the relationships she will needed as President, oversee special projects, and assist other officers as needed.
Main Focus: Maintenance of budgets and funds.
Responsibilities: The Treasurer handles all financial affairs and budgeting of the Accounting Society. He works with officers to develop a semester budget. He shall monitor the budgets and ensure proper financial controls. He is responsible for, with the assistance of the Fund Raising Chairperson, applying for grants and raising the funds necessary for the Accounting Society to operate. He shall maintain bank accounts in the organization's name, requiring signatures from the Faculty Advisor, President, and Treasurer for authorized disbursements.
Main Focus: Actively training and learning to become Treasurer the following semester.
Responsibilities: The Treasurer-Elect assists the Treasurer in the handling of all financial and budgetary affairs of the Accounting Society and learning the procedures and duties that he will assume the following semester. He will develop the relationships he will need as Treasurer, assist with special projects, and assist other officers as needed.
Vice President of External Affairs
Main Focus: Develop relationships with accounting industry representatives and coordinating their attendance to our various Accounting Society events.
Responsibilities: The Vice President of External Affairs performs the duties related to Accounting Society external promotions and contacts as assigned by the President. She schedules speakers from public, private, and government accounting entities. She greets and introduces speakers at speaking engagements.
Vice President of External Affairs-Elect
Main Focus: Actively training and learning to become Vice President of External Affairs the following semester.
Responsibilities: The Vice President of External Affairs-Elect assists the Vice President of External Affairs with duties related to Accounting Society external promotions and contacts as assigned by the President, learning the procedures and duties that he will assume the following semester.
Vice President of Internal Affairs
Main Focus: Manage On-Campus related business.
Responsibilities: The Vice President of Internal Affairs performs duties related to Accounting Society internal operations and affairs. She schedules meeting rooms and provides meals for general meetings, to be reimbursed by the Accounting Society fund. She contributes to the development of the organization's bylaws and the officers' policies and procedures manuals.
*This position requires availability of at least two hours before U-hour meetings 12:00pm-1:00pm for procurement of general meeting refreshments
Director of Membership & Recruitment
Main Focus: Maintain member information and records.
Responsibilities: The Director of Membership and Recruitment is responsible for maintaining member records. In addition, she is responsible for the Peer Mentorship Program. The Director of Membership and Recruitment is in charge of sustaining this program and making sure everything runs smoothly.
Director of Communications & Technology
Main Focus: Maintain open communication with members through various mediums
Responsibilities: The Director of Communications & Technology, with the help of a chair person, is responsible for updating the website, preparing newsletters, sending out weekly emails, preparing marketing materials, and maintaining social media sites.
To be considered for a seat on the Executive Board, the following criteria must be met
(Accounting Society Bylaws Article IV, Sec. 4):