Call for Nominations: 2018 CFNN Leadership Team
Interested in expanding your role with the Chicago Food and Nutrition Network? CFNN is looking for dedicated and driven individuals to help propel the Network into the future of food and nutrition.
If you view yourself as someone who possess the skills to be a leader and currently have some available time to devote to this organization’s growth, we hope you will consider nominating yourself for one of the open CFNN Leadership Team positions. Brief position descriptions can be found below.
If you are interested in any of the CFNN leadership positions, please contact Nicci Brown, CFNN President at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations will be open until Saturday, January 13 at midnight Central Time. We look forward to hearing from you!
President-Elect: Serves for one year and automatically becomes President of CFNN at the beginning of the following year. This persons main duties are to shadow the President and help maintain and recruit sustaining members. This person has been a member of CFNN for five or more years and/or has held a CFNN leadership or comparable position for two or more years.
Vice President-Elect: This is a one year position that leads into the Vice President position. This person’s main responsibility is to assist the Vice President in member recruitment and maintenance, create/update member-related materials as well as create/maintain an online membership directory. This person will also assist the Vice President in providing regular team/member updates and assist the Social Host Director in event coordination. This person has been a member of CFNN for five or more years and/or has held a CFNN leadership or comparable position for two or more years.
Social Host Director: This is a one year position that includes being the main person responsible for communications and logistics regarding the planning of the networking events. Details include helping draft event invites, coordinating events, providing event content for the website, coordinating event logistics, and working with the Vice President-Elect and other member volunteers to execute all aspects of events. This person has experience planning events and has been a CFNN member for one or more years.
Social Communications Officers (2): This is a one year position. This position is responsible for communications via traditional and social media, as well as through the CFNN website, regarding any organization-related events or announcements, city-specific news/events of interest to members, and general food- and nutrition-related information/news. As such, officer(s) must possess a working knowledge of the following tools: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and WordPress. This person has been a CFNN member for one or more years.
Secretary: This is a two year position. This person is responsible for keeping meeting minutes, assisting the President as needed, drafting annual survey questions, assisting with the enrollment of new members, regularly checking the CFNN email account and responding as needed, and assisting the Social Communications Officers with monthly social media platform content. This person has experience with organized groups and has been a CFNN member for one or more years.
Treasurer-Elect: This is a one year position. This position’s main role is to shadow and assist the Treasurer, who has charge and custody of and is responsible for all funds and securities of CFNN. This person has experience with balancing budgets and has been a CFNN member for one or more years.