psunycCall for 2017-2018 Executive Board Nominees

The NYC Chapter is currently accepting nominations for the 2017-2018 Executive Board of Directors.  Position descriptions are included below.

Nominations are due by May 25, 2017 and elections will take place at the 2017 Annual Celebration on June 6 at the Cornell Club.  If you have any questions or are interested in nominating yourself or another candidate, please contact Diane Krusko at .    

We are also always looking for active volunteers for our committees!  A list of committees and contact information can be found here


Description of Duties:

The President shall be the chief executive officer of the Chapter. He/She shall preside at all meetings of the members of the Chapter and Directors. He/She shall have general and active management of the affairs of the Chapter. He/She shall see that all orders and resolutions of the Board of Directors are carried into effect, subject, however, to the right of the Directors to delegate any specific powers, except such as may be by law exclusively conferred on the President, to any other officer or officers of the Chapter.

Vice President

Description of Duties:

The Vice President shall act in all cases for and as the President in the latter's absence or incapacity, and shall perform such other duties as he may be required to do from time to time by the Board or President.



Description of Duties:

The Secretary shall attend all meetings of the Board of Directors and all business meetings of the members, and act as clerk thereof. He/She shall record all the votes of the Chapter and the minutes of all its transactions. He/She shall perform like duties for all Committees of the Board when required. He/She shall keep the Chapter calendar of events to be provided to the Communication Committee for publication on the website or in the newsletter to the general membership. He/She shall be responsible for the generation and submission of reports to the Regional Director/Executive Director/Volunteer Management Team of the Penn State Alumni Association with the input and consensus of the Executive Core Committee.


Description of Duties: 

The Treasurer shall have custody of the Chapter funds and securities. He/She shall keep full and accurate accounts of the Chapter's receipts and disbursements in books belonging to the Chapter. He/She shall keep the moneys of the Chapter in a separate account to the credit of the Chapter, for which account the financial institution shall be approved by the Board. He/She shall disburse the funds of the Chapter as may be ordered by the Board, taking proper vouchers for such disbursements. He/She shall render to the President and Directors at the regular meetings of the Board, or whenever they may require it, an account of all transactions as Treasurer and of the financial condition of the Chapter. He/She shall cause to be prepared and filed with the appropriate governmental authorities all tax returns or other financial records that the Chapter may be required to file with such authorities from time to time. He/She shall generate the annual Treasurer's report to be submitted to the Penn State Alumni Association Volunteer Management team and the general Chapter membership after approval from the Board.

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