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NORTH TEXAS COMPENSATION ASSOCIATION

Board Positions

OPEN BOARD SEATS

President-Elect
Vice-President
VP Sponsorship



BOARD BENEFITS

As a board member you have the opportunity to use your voice and connections to help shape the organization’s mission.  

Free NTCA Membership Dues, Member Luncheon & Events 
WorldatWork Certification Course & Exam
Build a personal legacy...leaving the professional community a better place than when you arrived.
Members should serve on NTCA board because programs are better implemented when informed by those they serve.
Board service is a learning opportunity and a chance to broaden your perspective on many issues and learn a lot in terms of both content areas and how NTCA functions.
Increasing strategic impact. By taking a more strategic approach to solving problems, volunteering on NTCA board gives you the vantage point to better see community and organizational problems and connect them in a much more strategic way.
Broaden your professional associations by providing access to new networks that may not have been previously available or considered.
Gain different skill sets. Board service involves decision making, facilitating group process, governance, financial management, marketing and branding—all skills you can develop and apply in your professional life.
Create good will. Doing good things in your community can go a long way in the professional world. It can bolster your credibility and show that you have an interest in making the world you live in a better place—something an employer would likely consider a valuable quality!


Board DESCRIPTIONS


President

Responsible for directing NTCA strategy and presides at membership and Board of Directors meetings. This position is the official spokesperson for NTCA and guides the directors and committees in carrying out the goals and objectives for NTCA. Handles group public relations and the ongoing solicitation of new members.  Responsible for association relations as they relate to promoting NTCA and the membership.  

President-Elect

Works closely with the President & Vice-President in managing the activities and operations of NTCA. May perform the duties of the President as directed by the President. Succeeds to the office of President after the President's term or in the event of a vacancy in the office of President.

Vice-President

Responsible in making sure NTCA operations are optimal and fiscally appropriate. Shared accountability with VP Technology over the membership management system (MMS) including back-up to other system managers functions. Works closely with President regarding the association relations as they relate to promoting NTCA and the membership. Manages special projects and operations improvement initiatives.  Works closely with Technology, Marketing, Programs, Education to ensure website & system have current information.  Establishing and maintaining a board information system that includes board meeting agenda; keeps cadence of meetings and maintaining up-to-date records/documents for NTCA. 

Treasurer

The Treasurer is responsible for maintaining all records related to the receipt, deposit, and disbursement of the group's funds, keeping and preserving proper vouchers and books of accounts for all activities. Authorizes all NTCA financial expenditures prior to charges being made; includes additional expenses from meeting, event, reimbursements, operations, vendors, etc. Submits records for inspection upon request from the Board. The Treasurer prepares and presents monthly financial reports to the Board of Directors and an annual report to the membership. The Treasurer also works in conjunction with the President & Vice President in preparing and reporting against the Annual Budget. Ensures the timely filing of all tax forms with local, state, and federal authorities as may be required.  Responsible for Quickbooks including Chart of Accounts, transaction classing practices and oversees the activities of the Group Administrator as it relates to the handling of group funds.

VP Programs

Responsible for planning, publicizing and presenting programs of varying lengths, from two hours to full day, featuring industry-recognized Total Reward/HR professionals or other high-quality presenters. This includes educational breakfasts, luncheons and networking events.  Programs will develop and present ideas to the Board for consideration, secure speakers and locations, and work with the Group Administrator to handle all other details necessary for program success. Works with the Texas Total Reward Alliance to plan and execute the annual Texas Total Rewards Conference. This position is required to serve on the Texas Total Rewards Alliance Board of Directors. Serves backup to VP Education.

VP Education

Serves as the liaison to WorldatWork for educational planning. Responsible to plan, publicize and secure WorldatWork Certification Courses. They develop and present recommendations to the Board for course selection, contract with WorldatWork, secure the course location, arrange with the Group Administrator to register participants, distribute course materials, and handle all other details necessary. The VP Education acts as the primary liaison with WorldatWork representatives and Local Network staff.  The VP education will participate in periodic meetings of the Local Network Advisory Board to WorldatWork. Serves backup to VP Programs.

VP Technology

Responsible for technical development and maintenance, up to and including website, membership management system, webinar(s) management, and meeting recordings. Liaison to outside Webmaster. Responsible for guiding the board towards innovation products and technical solutions (software, SaS or value-add platforms) that are optimal and fiscally appropriate for the NTCA and its members. Works closely with Vice-President in enhancing association operations through use of technology & tools.  Shared accountability with Vice-President over the membership management system (MMS) including back-up to other system managers functions.

VP Marketing

Accountable to market and communicate the benefits of membership and NTCA’s scheduled events to recruit and retain members. The VP Marketing seeks opportunities to generate revenue for NTCA which enhances the organization to host quality programs for members and the broader Total Rewards community. Responsible for developing, administering and ensuring overall effectiveness of Membership campaigns/acquisition of new members and retention and satisfaction of members.  Responsible for the board meeting minutes.

  • Marketing of NTCA programs and benefits of membership
  • Social media including NTCA website and LinkedIn
  • New member welcome and orientation

VP Sponsorship

Responsible for engaging businesses in the NTCA mission of educating members, advancing the compensation profession and supporting the field in North Texas.  Develop relationships with key contacts at target firms. Generate revenue for NTCA through sponsorships, advertising or donors. Research & recommend new sponsors. Accountable to making sure that sponsors purchased benefits are setup.  Monitors the effectiveness of NTCA sponsorship, Ads, and donor fee structure.  Responsible with coordinating with all other board members as it relates to their role in fulfilling sponsor benefits.  


Board requirements 

Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 2:30pm-5:00pm. Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings and the bimonthly luncheons.  Board positions serve 2 year term and elections are held at Strategy Meeting in November each year unless board position is open.  Board members have three primary legal duties known as the “duty of care,” “duty of loyalty,” and “duty of obedience.”

1.  Duty of Care: Take care of the nonprofit by ensuring prudent use of all assets, including facility, people, and good will;

2.  Duty of Loyalty: Ensure that the nonprofit's activities and transactions are, first and foremost, advancing its mission; Recognize and disclose conflicts of interest; Make decisions that are in the best interest of the nonprofit corporation; not in the best interest of the individual board member (or any other individual or for-profit entity).

3.  Duty of Obedience: Ensure that the nonprofit obeys applicable laws and regulations; follows its own bylaws; and that the nonprofit adheres to its stated corporate purposes/mission.

Board members must acknowledge and abide by the NTCA Ethics & Conduct Policy and NTCA Commitment below prior to taking office.

Ethics & Conduct Policy

Board Member Commitment:

  • Attend at least 75% of board meetings and will not miss more than two meetings in a row.
  • Maintain my membership in good standing.
  • Act in the best interests of the association, and excuse myself from discussions and votes where I have a conflict of interest.
  • Stay informed about what's going on in the association. I will ask questions and request information. I will participate in and take responsibility for making decisions on issues, policies and other board matters.
  • Work in good faith with other board members as partners towards achievement of our goals.
  • Exercise the duties and responsibilities of this role as defined in the Bylaws with integrity, courtesy and due care.
  • If I don't fulfill these commitments to the association, I will expect that the Board will consider my removal from the board.
  • If, for any reason, I find myself unable to carry out the above duties as best as I can, I agree to resign my position as a board member and will relinquish any board records/files within 10 business days.


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