Volunteer Officer Duties & Responsibilities include:
The local IFAPAC chair should be someone who wants to be involved in chapter activities and who is willing to commit to this position for at least two years. He/she should be focused on the primary objective of raising funds and have the aptitude for raising money and motivating people. The chair should be a member in good standing of the local association, evidence an ability to organize, and already be a generous contributor to IFAPAC.
The local IFAPAC chair should be willing to attend IFAPAC training sessions and participate in the meetings and conference calls initiated by the state IFAPAC chair and/or regional chair. The local chair should have a realistic insight about association members on the local level and have the willingness to meet either one-on-one with members or use
other methods to increase local participation in IFAPAC.
The local IFAPAC chair must be knowledgeable of the applicable federal and state campaign finance laws covering fundraising for political action committees. Lastly, there should be no question as to the integrity of this person handling the funds.
Local IFAPAC Chair Job Description:
Raise political and administrative funds
Get a vice (or co-) chair and form a fundraising committee
Contribute to IFAPAC at the Ambassador Club level or above
Establish a plan to achieve your assigned local association fundraising goals
Encourage all members of the association to complete an IFAPAC Directive
Strive to achieve the IFAPAC Awards
Attend IFAPAC workshops and training meetings
Participate in conference calls and meetings arranged by the regional and state chairs
Maintain a supply of IFAPAC materials, such as enrollment forms, Directives, and brochures
Utilize the 1) inactive contributors report, 2) legislative contacts reports, and 3) non-contributors prospect lists
Ensure that your chapter makes a yearly budget line item for an administrative contribution to IFAPAC
Educate and communicate regularly with local membership about IFAPAC activities and goals
Coordinate IFAPAC with Grassroots committee efforts regarding candidate selection feedback from individual members to the state chair
Comply with federal and state election laws
Report local activities and problems to the state chair