New 5 Position Chapter Council
The NKBA Board of Directors met Thursday, April 27, in Houston, TX, and approved the proposed changes to the Chapter Governance structure. Over the course of the two-day meeting in Houston, the Chapter Governance Task Force discussed the relationship between NKBA National and NKBA chapters, noting the chapters seek structured, consistent guidelines from NKBA National while allowing for internal flexibility on the part of NKBA chapter leaders.
Recommendations for NKBA Chapters:
Chapter officer titles
-Rename the leadership for NKBA chapters to Chapter Council (versus Chapter Board or Executive Committee)
-Create 5 positions for the Council
President, Secretary-Treasurer, Programs Chair, Membership Chair, Communications Chair.
-Chapter officer terms
The initial rotation of terms for each position beginning in 2018 is:
Position 2018 2019 2020
President 2 year ------
Secretary-Treasurer 1 year 2 year -------
Programs Chair 2 year ------- 2 year
Membership Chair 1 year 2 year -------
Communications Chair 2 year ------- 2 year