The president guides the overall direction of the organisation. They make the final call on major decisions and delegate work to general members. They are in charge of making sure the committee is running smoothly and members are meeting their obligations.
Occasionally they need to mediate interpersonal issues within the committee or address code of conduct breaches within the member base.
Responsible to ensure that formal legal and governance requirements of running an association are maintained.
Time output: 4-5 hours a week
Handles all matters financial. In charge of monitoring accounts and meeting legal financial requirements (GST etc). Membership spans 2 years instead of the default 1 of other positions.
General members are tasked with supporting the current needs of the organisation in various ways. They might be on the organising team of an upcoming camp or conference, heading a subcommittee to work on a particular aspect of the organisation like the website/sponsorship or handling the social media and other member communication. We try to utilise the strengths and interests of each member to the best effect, and to allow them a fair amount of autonomy in their area of focus.
Time output: 2-3 hours a week