2024-2025 Office Descriptions

2024 CoCEAL Elections 

Positions Up for Elections

President-Elect (3-Year Term)

President-Elect:

  • In the absence of the President, shall have all of the powers of the President;
  • President-Elect shall focus on membership and developing a strategy for organizational growth;
  • Shall be responsible for maintaining CoCEAL distribution lists. They will also distribute information to membership as appropriate;
  • (used to be secretary) Shall perform other duties as delegated by the President;
  • Forward all procedures and documents relevant to this position to the next Past-President.

President:

  • Shall preside at the steering committee and general membership meetings. They will create the agenda for these meetings which will be disseminated one week prior to monthly steering committee meeting;
  • Perform the duties appropriate to their office and enforce all rules and regulations relating to the administration of the steering committee;
  • Shall delegate responsibilities and duties not subject to an entire membership vote to Standing Committee Chairpersons;
  • Shall have the responsibility to provide the entire membership a CoCEAL Annual Report that describes the past year’s CoCEAL activities. This report will be presented (both orally and in writing) at the annual meeting in June;
  • Serve as an ex-officio member of all standing or special committees;
  • Forward all procedures and documents relevant to this position to the succeeding President.

Past-President

  • In the absence of the President and President-elect, shall have all of the powers of the President;
  • Chair the Nominations Ad Hoc Committee for the purpose of placing names into nomination for elected office;
  • Forward all procedures and documents relevant to this position to the next Past-President.
Communications Director (2-Year Term)
  • Shall notify the membership of meetings including tentative agenda, and past meeting minutes, three weeks prior to regularly-scheduled meetings;
  • Shall maintain and update website and social media accounts
  • Create and distribute the monthly newsletter, Noticias, to members and partners;
  • Support the drafting of any written communication from CoCEAL to institutional partners, community organizations, government officials etc. This may include formal letters, press releases etc.
  • Shall be responsible for maintaining CoCEAL distributions lists/listserves etc.