Board Positions

    Board Member Job Descriptions

    Vice President: To cultivate leaders who provide vision and oversight for the growth, development, & integrity of CRTRA on behalf of its membership. Term: 3-year rolling term (Vice President/President/Past-President)

    Officer Responsibilities:

    • Work closing with Association Management Company for Executive Committee meetings minutes.
    • Provides insights on Strategic Planning
    • Performs tasks based on Key Initiatives from Strategic Plan
    • Co-Chairs Conference with President
    • Provides leadership in planning Annual Conference with Conference Director.
    • Performs tasks as assigned by President.
    • Assists with new business development.
    • Co-Chairs Annual Conference Task Force.
    • Attend all Executive Committee and committee meetings and functions, including special events and calls.
    • Be informed and committed to the Association's Strategic Plan, Mission, Vision, Goals, Objectives, Services, and Programs.
    • Assist with quarterly scorecard reporting
    • Review agenda and supporting materials prior to Executive Committee and committee meetings.
    • Lead or serve on committees or task forces and offer to take on special assignments.
    • Inform others about the organization.
    • Suggest and/or recruit nominees to the Executive Committee who can make significant contributions to the work of the Executive Committee and the organization.
    • Follow conflict of interest and confidentiality policies.
    • Assist the Executive Committee in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities, such as reviewing the organization's annual financial statements.


    Time commitment:

    • 1.5 hour Board Meeting (conference call) each month.
    • 1 hour President(s) call weekly
    • 1 hour Survey Partner call monthly
    • 30 minute Finance call monthly
    • Two Board Meetings annually (2 days of meetings), Spring & Fall.
    • Annual Conference (typically late-July)
    • On average 2 to 5 hours monthly for time to execute initiatives and tasks.


    Benefits:

    • All expenses paid to Board Meetings as well as Annual Conference, including the registration fee.
    • Professional Development and Board Development opportunities.
    • Continuing Education Units

     

    President: To cultivate leaders who provide vision and oversight for the growth, development, & integrity of CRTRA on behalf of its membership. Term: 3-year rolling term (Vice President/President/Past-President)

    Officer Responsibilities:

    • Plans and Chairs Executive Committee Meetings and Calls.
    • Attend all Executive Committee and committee meetings and functions, including special events and calls.
    • Facilitates and Hosts Annual Executive Committee Meeting and Conference.
    • Drives Strategic Planning.
    • Acts as spokesperson for the Association.
    • Appoints special committee chairs and with the Directors appoints committee members.
    • Works with the Executive Committee to recruit new Executive Committee members.
    • Assists in conducting new Executive Committee member orientation.
    • Work with Association Management Company.
    • Provides insights on Strategic Planning
    • Performs tasks based on Key Initiatives from Strategic Plan
    • Follow conflict of interest and confidentiality policies.
    • Assist the Executive Committee in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities, such as reviewing the organization's annual financial statements.


    Time commitment:

    • 1.5 hour Board Meeting (conference call) each month.
    • 1 hour President(s) call weekly
    • 1 hour Survey Partner call monthly
    • 30 minute Finance call monthly
    • Two Board Meetings annually (2 days of meetings), Spring & Fall.
    • Annual Conference (typically late-July)
    • On average 8 to 10 hours monthly for time to execute initiatives and tasks.


    Benefits:

    • All expenses paid to Board Meetings as well as Annual Conference, including the registration fee.
    • Professional Development and Board Development opportunities.
    • Continuing Education Units


    Past President: To cultivate leaders who provide vision and oversight for the growth, development, & integrity of CRTRA on behalf of its membership. Term: 3-year rolling term (Vice President/President/Past-President)

    Officer Responsibilities:

    • Provides continuity and understanding of prior strategic direction and actions. Helps ensure compliance, specifically antitrust compliance.
    • Attend all Executive Committee and committee meetings and functions, including special events and calls.
    • Reviews monthly financial reports.
    • Assists with new business development.
    • Assists with recruiting of new Executive Committee Members.
    • Facilitates Regional Connects
    • Performs tasks as assigned by President.
    • Performs duties in the President’s absence
    • Follow conflict of interest and confidentiality policies.
    • Assist the Executive Committee in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities, such as reviewing the organization's annual financial statements.

     

    Time commitment:

    • 1.5 hour Board Meeting (conference call) each month.1 hour President call weekly
    • Two Board Meetings annually (2 days of meetings), Spring & Fall.
    • Annual Conference (typically late-July)
    • On average 1 to 3 hours monthly for time to execute initiatives and tasks.


    Benefits:

    • All expenses paid to Board Meetings as well as Annual Conference, including the registration fee.
    • Professional Development and Board Development opportunities.
    • Continuing Education Units


    Treasurer: To provide financial stability and support growing the organizations initiatives. Term: 3-years.


    Director Responsibilities:

    • Serves as financial officer of the Association.
    • Presents financial report at annual conference.
    • Submit financial records to the Executive Committee or consultant identified by the Executive Committee for annual audit.
    • Report audit results to Executive Committee.
    • Maintains fiscal year balance at a sufficient level to maintain non-profit status.
    • Ensures 501(c)(6) status is current.
    • Performs tasks based on Key Initiatives from Strategic Plan.
    • Follow up with members on past-due invoices
    • Reaches out to members who have not paid membership dues.
    • Inform others about the organization
    • Follow conflict of Interest and Confidentiality policies
    • Attend Board meetings/calls

     

    Time commitment:

    • 1.5 hour Board Meeting (conference call) held each month.
    • Two Board Meetings annually (2 days of meetings), Spring & Fall.
    • Annual Conference (typically late-July)
    • On average 3 hours monthly for time to execute financial review, initiatives and tasks.


    Benefits:

    • All expenses are paid to Board Meetings as well as Annual Conference including the registration fee.
    • Professional Development and Board Development opportunities.
    • Quickbooks knowledge
    • Gain Board / non-profit financial experience
    • Continuing Education Units

     

    Communications Director: To provide & promote CRTRA resources & value. Term: 3-years.

    Director Responsibilities:

    • Prepares communications to members, including compilation of bi-monthly newsletter
    • Monitors discussion forums for appropriate use.
    • Maintaining media presence via Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
    • Assists the Management Company with the maintenance of the Association’s website.
    • Back up to the Management Company to assist members with website issues.
    • Determine industry events CRTRA should have a presence
    • Source partnership opportunities
    • Create communications schedule
    • Stays abreast of industry trends and/or technology improvements.
    • Performs tasks based on Key Initiatives from Strategic Plan
    • Staffs and Chairs of the Communications Committee/Task Force
    • Inform others about the organization
    • Follow Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality policies
    • Attend Board meetings/calls


    Committee/Task Force Opportunities:
    • Content writer


    Time commitment:

    • 1.5 hour Board Meeting (conference call) held each month. Two Board Meetings annually (2 days of meetings), Spring & Fall.
    • Annual Conference (typically late-July)
    • On average 3 to 5 hours monthly to execute initiatives and tasks.


    Benefits:

    • All expenses paid to Board Meetings as well as Annual Conference, including the registration fee.
    • Professional Development and Board Development opportunities.
    • Continuing Education Units


    Education Liaison / Conference Director: To become the premier resource for consistent, high quality, relevant educational & development opportunities in the industry. Term: 3-years.

    Director Responsibilities:

    • Develops Annual Conference Content and Agenda (partnership with Board, Survey Vendor & Management Company)
    • Staffs & Co-Chairs Annual Conference Task Force
    • Sources Vendors for Conference.
    • Reviews conference site options with Management Company.
    • Presents proposed Conference items for Board approval.
    • Develops Quarterly Regional Connects Content
    • Develops Monthly Webinar Content and/or Sources Content/Partnerships With Other Groups Hosting Webinars
    • Performs Tasks Based on Key Initiatives from Strategic Plan
    • Attends Board Meetings and Calls
    • Coordinates Speakers for conference
    • Follows Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Policies
    • Informs Others About the Organization

    Committee/Task Force Opportunities:

    • Generate content, topic ideas & speakers for all events (conference, webinars, regional connects)
    • Representation from each concept type


    Time commitment:

    • 1.5 hour monthly Board Meeting (conference call)
    • Two Board Meetings annually (2 days of meetings each), Spring & Fall
    • Annual Conference (typically late-July)
    • On average 3 to 5 hours monthly to execute initiatives and tasks


    Benefits:

    • All expenses paid to the Annual Conference, including registration fees, and the bi-Annual Board Meetings.
    • Professional Development and Board Development opportunities.
    • Continuing Education Units


    Membership Director: To strengthen membership value through growth, engagement & retention. Term: 3-years.

    Director Responsibilities:

    • Serves as the primary contact for all member companies.
    • Reviews new members for Executive Committee approval.
    • Leads annual Membership Drive
    • Ongoing new Member outreach
    • Back up to Management Company for Member database
    • Plans and hosts New Member Social and Orientation at Annual Conference.
    • Provides content to the Management company for Membership marketing materials
    • Coordinate marketing materials with Management Company
    • Staffs and Chairs Membership Task Force.
    • Performs tasks based on Key Initiatives from Strategic Plan.
    • Inform others about the organization
    • Follow conflict of Interest and Confidentiality policies
    • Attend Board meetings/calls

     

    Committee/Task Force Opportunities:

    • New Member outreach
    • Current Member Engagement
    • Membership Drive Task Force


    Time commitment:

    • 1.5 hour Board Meeting (conference call) held each month.
    • Two Board Meetings annually (2 days of meetings), Spring & Fall.
    • Annual Conference (typically late-July)
    • On average 3 to 5 hours monthly to review member applications, participate in member outreach, execute initiatives and tasks.


    Benefits:

    • All expenses paid to Board Meetings as well as Annual Conference, including the registration fee.
    • Professional Development and Board Development opportunities.
    • Continuing Education Units

     

    Survey Director: To be the premier collector & provider of relevant, accurate, reliable data in the industry. Term: 3-years

    Director Responsibilities:

    • Serves as primary contact with the survey vendor and is responsible for the administration of the Association's Annual Survey products, including ensuring compliance with Section V.A.3
    • Liaison between Survey Vendor and Board
    • Liaison between Survey Vendor and Management Company
    • Works with Survey Vendor to assist members with survey participation issues
    • Ensures compliance with Anti-Trust Regulations
    • Staffs & Chairs Survey Advisory Committees
    • Obtains Member Feedback to Enhance Future Survey Output
    • Member Outreach for Survey Participation
    • Performs Tasks as Assigned by President
    • Performs Tasks Based on Key Initiatives from Strategic Plan
    • Attends Board Meetings and Calls
    • Follows Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Policies
    • Informs Others About the Organization

     

    Committee/Task Force Opportunities:

    • Annual evaluation of all surveys with Survey Vendor including content (job descriptions, applicable questions, etc.), format, frequency, communication and input
    • Representation from each concept type


    Time commitment:

    • 1.5 hour monthly Board Meeting (conference call)
    • Two Board Meetings annually (2 days of meetings each), Spring & Fall
    • Annual Conference (typically late-July)
    • On average 3 to 5 hours monthly to attend survey committee meetings, execute initiatives and tasks


    Benefits:

    • All expenses paid to the Annual Conference, including registration fees, and the bi-Annual Board Meetings.
    • Professional Development and Board Development opportunities.
    • Continuing Education Units