Job Descriptions of Elected Board Members
The president presides at the General Meeting, Board Meetings, and meetings of the Executive Committee. She appoints chairs and members of special committees, and approves all disbursements by the Treasurer. She is a member of Diocesan Council and may serve on committees as needed or requested. She attends monthly meetings of the Diocesan Council, or designates a member of the Executive Committee to represent her. She serves as an ex officio member of all ECW committees except the Nominating Committee. She has oversight of all programs of Episcopal Church Women in the Diocese. She represents ECWLA at annual Provincial ECW gatherings and leads the delegation attending the Triennial ECW Meeting held in conjunction with the General Convention of The Episcopal Church.
The Vice President presides in the absence of the President, assists the President in her work, and has responsibility for physical arrangements and reservations for all Board and Diocesan meetings, including the Annual Business Meeting. With the President she attends annual Provincial ECW gatherings and the Triennial ECW Meeting held in conjunction with the General Convention of The Episcopal Church.
The Secretary keeps the minutes of all meetings of the Board, the Executive Committee, and the General Diocesan Meetings. She is responsible for notifying the members of the Board of upcoming meetings, and for all correspondence on behalf of the ECW Board.
The Treasurer has charge of all monies received and disbursed, including the United Thank Offering in-gatherings. She is bonded or insured at the expense of the ECW Board.
The Controller prepares financial statements for Board meetings and the Annual Diocesan Meeting of Episcopal Church Women. She prepares the annual budget with the assistance of the Treasurer and presents it to the Board for adoption.
United Thank Offering Coordinator
The United Thank Offering (UTO) Coordinator acts as a liaison between the Provincial UTO Representative and the Diocesan Episcopal Church Women, assisting churches and missions in obtaining materials for in-gatherings, and acknowledging monies received via the in-gatherings. She ‘supervises the selection and processing of grant requests initiated in the diocese, and forwards them to the Diocesan Bishop for final selection. She represents ECWLA at annual Provincial ECW gatherings and is a member of the delegation attending the Triennial ECW Meeting held in conjunction with the General Convention of The Episcopal Church. She is bonded or insured at the expense of the Diocesan ECW Board.