~Board Member Duties~
New York Space Society
Chapter of The National Space Society
See the list of Elected Board Members
The President will ultimately be responsible to see that the chapter is consistently active and maintains a positive and dynamic public appearance. This includes helping to organize meetings, finding guest lecturers, organizing conferences, making important decisions, holding regular meetings with the other officers, and suggesting public outreach events.
The Vice President will help the President organize events and meetings and be a general support for the President, help to make important decisions, etc. The Vice Presidents can help introduce the meetings, especially when the President is unable to attend. The VP will also make plan membership drives
The Secretary will be responsible for taking notes at meetings and doing a short summary of each meeting to be included on the web site, and sometimes in Ad Astra (NSS's magazine). The secretary will also be responsible for making sure the annual report gets filled out and sent in to NSS headquarters
The Treasurer will keep track of NSS/NYC funds and be responsible for the bank account. The treasurer will also help to make important decisions about how the money gets spent
The Science Writer will keep current with Space and Astronomy News and do monthly write-ups for the chapter website. When needed the science writer will also contribute to chapter handouts, letters or other. This person will consider it their duty to inform the President of important facts that would be helpful to the President in her/his responsibilities of keeping the chapter dynamic.
Local chapter board members elected on August 20, 2005, Note: President and Vice President positions have been filled by
nomination and unanimous vote of the BOD at NSS-NYC meeting June 3, 2006 to fill the vacant positions due to Greg Zsisidin’s relocation to Huntsville, Alabama to pursue a career in Aerospace. The President & VP term will run to the completion of the existing two year term [August 2005 – September 2007].
Also July 2006 Board vote to fill the vacant position of Treasurer. Candace Pankanin resigned to free up time to work with the New Jersey chapter NSSNJN Society for space Education of which she is the President. The Treasurer position term will run to the completion of the existing two year term [August 2005-September 2007]
President Harold Egeln
Vice President Manny Pimenta
Secretary Eugene Cervone
Treasurer Fran Cervone -
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