A meeting of the Friends of the Leland Library will be held on Thursday, December 17th, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the meeting room of the library. This meeting is open to all FOL members and the public in general.
At this meeting, a slate of officers will be presented for the year 2015. Listed below is a job description for all positions. We encourage anyone who is interested in filling any of these positions to do so. All positions are open to all candidates, incumbents and new nominees.
PRESIDENT - Responsible to overall management and direction of the FOLL's activities. The President has signing authority to commit the FOLL to obligations and activities in support of our mission to the Leland Public Library.
VICE-PRESIDENT - to serve in the absence of, in as replacement of the President should that person not be able to fulfill their responsibilities.
SECRETARY - Responsible for capture and accurate recording of FOLL meetings and formal activities of the FOLL and its Board.
TREASURER - Accounting, book-keeping, tax-reporting and management of all financial activities of the FOLL. Reports to the Board and is responsible for an annual audit of the books.
BOOK SALE CHAIRMAN - Responsible for organizing monthly FOLL Book Sales (currently being held at The Magnolia House). Works in coordination with the Volunteer Coordinator to have volunteers to fully staff the monthly book sales. Responsible for organizing, gathering and maintaining all book donations as received.
CORRESPONDENCE SECRETARY - Responsible for collection, and management of membership information including issuing notices for renewal. Responsible for accurate maintenance of address and e-mail distribution lists for active FOLL membership. Acts as the focal point for out-going communications to the membership from the Board.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR - Responsible for identifying persons willing and able to assist in supporting the FOLL at both the Magnolia House and in the Leland Library as needed. Coordinates schedules, workload, responsibilities and motivation of all FOLL volunteers. Works in coordination with the Leland Library Staff and the FOLL Book Sale Manager.
PUBLICITY OFFICER - Responsible for maintaining interest and awareness of the FOLL, its activities and goals for supporting Leland Public Library. Acts as official spokesperson for the FOLL when necessary in coordination with the Board. Responsible for activity engaging the at-large community vial all media channels; mail, only (Twitter, Facebook, email, the FOLL Blog, Buzz and other appropriate means). Responsible for generating and distributing News Releases about major FOLL events and activities to regional news and publicity organizations by the most effective, timely means possible. Must be internet savvy.
AD-HOC MEMBERS - (2) Positions - No specific duty assigned; however each member is asked to attend all meetings to assist, support and/or fill in positions as needed.
Presently, we are actively seeking a volunteer for the Correspondence Secretary (see above) and one AdHoc member. While each position may demand more or less time from each individual, one can expect to commit to at least four, one-hour Board meetings a year, two General Membership Meetings of about two hours each, plus committee and individual work needed to fulfill the duties of their respective office. Response may be made to Arlene White, President FOLL email@example.com
We look forward to seeing everyone at this meeting. Your support is, as always, very much appreciated. Get involved with your local community through the Leland Library. You will be glad that you did!