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 New York Space Society

Chapter of The National Space Society

 

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This position has a two year term and can continue without limit by election of the chapter body.  The position

of the President does not require prior membership in any other chapter position or prior chapter membership

 

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.

 

This position has a two year term and can continue without limit by election of the chapter body . The position of the Vice President

 requires at least one year prior local chapter membership from date of election or by nomination of the Board of Directors.

 

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

 

This position has a two year term and can continue without limit by election of the chapter body. The position

of the Secretary does not require prior membership in any other chapter position or prior chapter membership.

 

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

 

This position has a two year term and can continue without limit by election of the chapter body. The position

of the Treasurer requires at least two years prior local active chapter membership from date of election.

 

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

 

No Elections for this individual.  Can have more than one Science Writer.  President has final decision on who fills this position.

Primary Science Writer will have voting rights on all matters except when it concerns the dismissal of another board member. 

 

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.

 

This position has a two year term and can continue without limit by election of the chapter body.  The position of

 the Project Director does not require prior membership in any other chapter position or prior chapter membership.

 

The Project Director/Public Affairs will assist the President in deciding what events to hold and or attend. She/He will be responsible in keeping up to date on the events that NSSNYC can take part in which are being held by other organizations. Seek out and inform President of places that would be considered by the board to hold an NSSNYC event such as a Holiday event, Space week, Yuri’s Night, etc. Keep up to date records on dates that we as a group should consider to hold an event and make mini presentations and suggestions to the board/chapter body.

 

 

NOTE:

 

Each board member shall remain an active member of the local Chapter. NSS membership is required in order to fill the position of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. All other local members are encouraged to also become a member of the main NSS headquarters in Washington, D.C..  Board members are expected to actively work on their perspective tasks. If at any time during the term the person filling that position is found in noncompliance with their responsibilities or performance standards by the President

they can be removed by a 2/3  vote of the board, excluding themselves.

 

 

 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]

 

  Position_____                       Elected____   

 

 

  President                                Harold Egeln             

                                   

  Vice President                        Manny Pimenta                                    

 

  Secretary                                Eugene Cervone                                  

                                   

  Treasurer                                Fran Cervone   -

                       

  Project Director                      Open