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RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS POSITION:
The secretary is responsible for the organization of ALJA board meetings (3 or 4 throughout the year) as well as recording and distributing minutes of each meeting.
- The Protocol is a list of action points and comments from the discussions at the meeting of the Board
Secretary also organizes conference calls between official meetings and pass the administrative file of the Board, such as:
- Thank you cards and condolence card writing
As part of ALJA "Executive Board", together with the chairman, vice chairman and treasurer, the secretary helps decide the yearly budget at the beginning of the year and to ensure that each board member fulfills his or her obligations.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU WORK IN THIS POSITION?
The secretary has the most amount of work around the 4 times a year, when they hold board meetings. After each meeting, the secretary has to correct and sent out the protocol. Also there are always other duties that take place over the year, but the meetings is the largest part.
WHO WOULD BE SUITABLE FOR THIS POSITION?
The Secretary must be organized. He/she has to know and understand the internal workings of the ALJA board works - specifically, how to hold board meetings.
TECHNICAL SKILLS :
Latvian written language skills, and also the Latvian acquaintance who could help with the protocol language correction.
** THIS IS A ONE PERSON POSITION