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2011 Officer Elections

The Annual meeting of the El Dorado Jaycees will be on Tuesday, November 9th @ 5:45 PM at the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce.  The following positions are up for election:

President
The President, as chief officer of the organization, shall supervise the organization’s affairs and activities and shall make an annual report thereon to the members and shall be the organization’s primary representative to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Junior Chamber organization.

VP Business Development
The Business Development Vice-President, who shall preside at membership and Board of Directors meetings in the absence of the President, shall also work with the President on such affairs of the organization as membership, finances and public relations. This office is responsible for supervision of all projects falling under the Business Area of Opportunity.

VP Community Development
The Community Development Vice-President shall work with the President on such affairs of the organization as the program for the programs/projects for community involvement. This office is responsible for supervision of all projects falling under the Community Area of Opportunity.

VP Individual Development
The Individual Development Vice-President shall work with the President on such affairs of the organization as the programs/projects for the personal development of the individual members. This office is responsible for co-supervision of all projects falling under the Individual Area of Opportunity along with the VP of Membership Development.

VP Membership Development
The Membership Vice-President shall work with the President on such affairs of the organization as the programs/projects that increase membership in the organization. Also included will be the billing and contacting of all membership renewals. This office is responsible for co-supervision of all projects falling under the Individual Area of Opportunity along with the VP of Individual Development.

State Director
The State Director shall be the organization’s representative, along with the President, to all state, regional, and district Board meetings. Additional responsibilities include reporting on United States Junior Chamber and Arkansas Junior Chamber happenings to the membership, coordinating external chapter extensions, organizing visitations to other chapters and to supervise book submissions for judging at the Arkansas Junior Chamber.  This office is responsible for supervision of all projects falling under the International Area of Opportunity.

Secretary
The Secretary shall give notice of all regular and special meetings and shall keep a permanent record of the minutes of such meetings. They shall be custodian of all official records of the organization.

Treasurer
The Treasurer shall issues notices of dues payable and be responsible for the collection thereof, keep the books of the organization. They shall prepare a report for audit by their successor.Chaplain
The Chaplain shall serve the spiritual needs of the membership by showing that “Faith and God gives meaning and purpose to human life.”

Proposed Bylaw Change:

Article VI – Government

Section 1:      The government of this organization shall be vested to the Board of Directors consisting of the immediate past President, who shall serve as Chairman of the Board, the elected officers, all members who are state, national, and international officers; and not more than nine other members.

February Board & Membership Meeting

The Board of Directors met on Tuesday, February 9th to discuss plans for our upcoming community fundraising campaign, a Chairman’s Planning Guide training, and a Mardi Gras Party.  We had the pleasure of having Jaime McConathy from South Arkansas Community College Continuing Education tell us about alot of the upcoming class offerings.  Please keep checking the calendar to the left and our postings on upcoming events.

Arkansas Junior Chamber 2009 Year-End in Fort Smith March 5th-6th

Attached is the agenda for the year end board meeting which will be held March 5th-7th in Fort Smith.  There will be an “abbreviated” Pub Crawl on Friday night beginning at approximately 7 pm, which will depart from some pre-determined point in the hotel lobby.

2009 Year End Agenda

 

Also, we only have until this Friday (Feb 26th) to make our room reservations for the low price of $79/night.  After that, the room rate goes to $109-$129 so please contact the hotel at 479-783-1000 to reserve your room.

This board is shaping up to be a fantastic opportunity for your membership to learn a few things and have a great time.  Please encourage everyone to attend. 

Thank you,

Jeff Deniston
73rd President
Arkansas Junior Chamber

2010 Board Inducted

El Dorado Jaycee Board members who were sworn in at the Meeting and Planning Session on Tuesday, January 12 are from left: Joe McFadden, Director; Jennifer Baine, Vice President Individual Development and Secretary; Carlee Hendricks, Vice President Membership; John Baine, State Director and Treasurer; Kelli Prewett, President; Greg Harrison Vice President Business Development; Ken Bridges, Chairman of the Board; Lindsey Perry, Director; Shawn Bates, Vice President Community Development.

2010 Chapter Planning Session

The El Dorado Jaycees will hold a 2010 Chapter Planning Session on Tuesday, January 12th at the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce.  The Board will meet at 5:30 PM followed by a Planning Session from 6-8 PM, dinner is provided.  Installation of the 2010 Board of Directors will occur.  Please RSVP to President@ElDoradoJaycees.org to get a proper count for dinner.

This meeting is for all members of the El Dorado Jaycees.  Bylaws amendments will also be on the agenda.

Board of Directors Agenda January 12, 2010

General Membership Meeting Agenda Jan 12, 2010