Officer Duties

For those who may be interested in running for an officer for PHSA, here are the duties of each office.

President

Duties include:
  • Reserving rooms for meetings and other events
  • Collecting announcements and setting up meeting agenda
  • Meeting monthly with the PHSA advisor and MPH program director
  • Being in contact with heads of departments, and other prominent people in the college and Public Health world
  • Registering organization with CSAI and keeping us in good standing (updating constitution, officers etc.)
  • Supporting all activities of PHSA and other officers

Vice President

Duties include:
  • Assuming the duties of the president in his/her absence
  • Working alongside president and other eboard/chairs to develop ideas and projects for PHSA
  • Overseeing the chairs and assist them in the day to day activities of PHSA
  • Serving as an ambassador for our College and collaborating with them on projects
  • Promoting any and all PHSA events to members
  • Performing other duties as needed for the president and the board/chairs
  • Serving as a liaison between PHSA and the American Public Health Association
  • Overseeing the updating of PHSA’s official documents
  • Meeting with the advisor as needed

Secretary

 Duties include:
  • Recording minutes and taking attendance at all eboard and general body meetings
  • Sending out minutes of general body meetings over the listserv
  • Being in charge of all information and event announcements over the listserv
  • Collaborating with e-board members in developing programs and events for organization
  • Working with PHSA historian to create publicity for PHSA events
  • Meeting as needed with the PHSA advisor

Treasurer

 Duties include:
  • Keeping an accurate record of incoming and outgoing funds for PHSA
  • Preparing and submitting the annual budget request to Student Government
  • Preparing and submitting Student Activity Requests (SARs) to Student Government
  • Attending budget hearings to defend future funding
  • Meeting as needed with the PHSA advisor

Historian

Duties include:
  • Taking photographs of various PHSA events
  • Maintaining the upkeep of the PHSA website
  • Working with PHSA secretary to create publicity for PHSA events
  • Maintaining upkeep of the PHSA bulletin board located adjacent to the Public Health student lounge in the HPNP building
  • Assisting other officers on miscellaneous projects

Community Service Chair(s)

Duties include:
  • Organizing at least one service oppurtunity each month
  • Holding committee meetings outside of general body meetings
  • Reporting updates to the executive board and general body

Social Chair(s)

Duties include:
  • Organizing at least one social each month
  • Holding committee meetings outside of general body meetings
  • Reporting updates to the executive board and general body

Outreach Chair(s)

Duties include:
  • Organizing at least one outreach event each month
  • Holding committee meetings outside of general body meetings
  • Reporting updates to the executive board and general body
  • Helping the historian and secretary with publicity and associated outreach activities
  • Organizing orientation recruitment for PHSA each year