Chapter President 

  • Motivate executive board and members through enthusiastic attitude toward PRSSA. 

  •  Preside at all membership and executive board meetings.

  • Appoint committees and advise chairs; advise members about Chapter activities. 

  • Delegate responsibilities of officers and committees. 

  • Direct overall Chapter operation

  • Recommend and establish goals and objectives for the Chapter with the approval of 

  • the membership, Faculty and Professional Advisers. 

  • Assist the treasurer in collecting dues and provide an accurate dues form to PRSSA 

  • Headquarters by Nov. 1 and March 1. 

  •  Stay in contact with the PRSSA National Committee. 

Vice President 

  • Motivate members through his or her enthusiastic attitude toward PRSSA. 

  • Perform presidential duties if the president is absent or unable to perform them. 

  •  Help the president coordinate and direct committee activities and Chapter operations. 

  •  Perform duties as delegated by the president. 

  • Counsel the president by recommending goals, objectives, plans and programs. 

  • Coordinate and disseminate information about the PRSA New Professionals Section 

  • and PRSA Associate Membership for graduating PRSSA members. 

Secretary

  • Motivate members through his or her enthusiastic attitude toward PRSSA. 

  • Prepare agendas with assistance by the president; handle Chapter correspondence. 

  • Record and distribute the minutes of all executive board and membership meetings. 

  • Maintain a record of Chapter members with school and permanent home addresses. 

  • Keep the Chapter’s charter, other permanent documents and Chapter Handbook. 

  • Notify PRSSA Headquarters and PRSA sponsor Chapters of changes in Chapter leaders 

  • through the Chapter Officer Form at the end of the academic year (available at http://prssa.prsa.org/chapters/leaders/transition/ChapterOfficerForm.html).

Treasurer

  • Motivate members through his or her enthusiastic attitude toward PRSSA. 

  • Work with the president in preparing the annual budget. 

  • Collect Chapter and national dues, with the assistance of the president, and 

  • completely and accurately prepare the PRSSA dues form. 

  • Provide financial reports periodically to the Chapter membership. 

  • Collect fees for any Chapter special events and fundraisers. 

  • Disburse Chapter funds with proper approval. 

  • Provide safekeeping for all Chapter funds and keep accurate financial records. 

Public Relations Director 

  • Motivate members through his or her enthusiastic attitude toward PRSSA.

  • Produce the Chapter newsletter on a regular basis throughout the school year.

  • Produce or oversee the Chapter website.

  • Produce or oversee Chapter News on the national website, http://prssa.prsa.org/.

  • Post announcements for Chapter meetings throughout campus.

  • Coordinate Chapter press releases, feature articles, advertising and brochures.

  • Handle all campus and area press issues.

  • Promote recruitment and retention with brochures, fliers and other tactics. 

Historian 

  • Motivate members through his or her enthusiastic attitude toward PRSSA.

  • Maintain and record history of Chapter for accurate record keeping from year to year. 

  • Collect and archive photographs, press releases and any other important documents 

  • for the Chapter. 

Officer Duties