The Director of Governance Activities has primary responsibility for staffing the Board of Director’s meetings, providing ongoing coordination to all activities involving the association’s governance, having main responsibility for routine governance aspects of the membership meetings (e.g., minutes, voting, speaker information and assistance), and maintaining the archival records of the Association’s activities. The DGA is expected to be highly competent and professional in the performance of all duties. These duties include supervision, internal communication, planning, organization, and direction of ASPPB governance related projects and other such duties as shall be assigned by the COO in conjunction with the CEO.
Duties and Responsibilities: The following are the more important duties and responsibilities that fall to the Director of Governance Activities on a regular basis:
Board of Directors:
Staff and attend all Board of Directors meetings and coordinate all on-site activities. Along with other staff so assigned, be responsible for producing accurate minutes of such meetings, including motions and votes.
Develop and produce agendas and resource materials for Board of Directors meetings, membership meetings and other meetings (including conference calls) as determined by the CEO and COO in cooperation with appropriate committee chairs.
Coordinate effective staff assistance to Board of Directors.
Manage processes related to Board Directors’ new member orientation.
Have main responsibility for coordinating major aspects of all membership meetings.
Coordinate along with other senior staff and members of the Board of Directors the meeting content and logistics for all meetings of the membership, Board of Directors, and other committees as assigned.
Attend Annual and Midyear Meetings and assist the CEO, committee chairperson, and other staff in coordination of on-site activities.
Staff committees and task forces as directed by the CEO and the COO.
Coordinate and manage development and application of Policies and Procedures and Bylaws for the Association.
Coordinate and supervise the production of an annual Game Plan in a timely manner, as well as other publications/resources involved in management of the Association’s business.
Develop and maintain a historical account of BOD and membership meetings, and other committee/task force meetings as indicated. Publish relevant material on the website for members.
Coordinate effective staff assistance to committees, task forces and liaisons.
Develop and implement volunteer training as needed.
Work with the CEO, COO and the Associate Executive Officer for Member Services to manage strategic plan development and implementation.
Assist the CEO, COO, and the Financial Officer with preparation of the annual budget.
Other duties and functions related to Governance of the Association as needed.
An undergraduate degree in business administration, public administration, human services or psychology is required. In addition, preference will be given to someone with a graduate degree in similar areas of study or certification in project or association management such as Certified Association Executive-CAE.
Substantial experience in regulatory (or similar non-profit) associations including organizational development and management.
Experience in staff management and supervision including leadership experience professional judgment, discretion and the ability to maintain good relationships with colleagues.
In-depth understanding of and commitment to all aspects of the organization’s mission, values and goals
Sufficient computer skills with an understanding of how technology can be used to advance the organization’s mission.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and time management strategies.
Budget-management skills and proficiency.
Proven experience and ability to manage effectively multiple competing tasks and demands.
Please send your letter of interest and CV to Lisa McDowell at email@example.com
The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) is the alliance of state, provincial, and territorial agencies responsible for the licensure and certification of psychologists throughout the United States and Canada. ASPPB was formed to serve psychology boards in the two countries. Currently, the psychology boards of all fifty states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam and all ten provinces of Canada are members of ASPPB.