Executive Team

President: Lindsey Vogel
Vice President:
Branding and Marketing Coordinator:
Communications Coordinator: Emily Bivens
Service & People Coordinator: Tricia Seckerson
Finance Coordinator: Sean Rinkenberger
Growth Coordinator: Kendra Flaten

 

SEAT ELECTIONS

YPJ Executive Team will be made up of seven (8) people with the following titles:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Branding and Marketing Coordinator
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Service Coordinator
  • People Coordinator
  • Finance Coordinator
  • Growth Coordinator

 DUTIES OF OFFICE

The duties of the President are:

  • preside at all meetings of the Young Professionals of Jamestown, any exception must be approved through the exec committee at least a week in advance
  • to assume the duties of the Vice President in the absence of the Vice President
  • provide support to the leaders of sub committees
  • be the voice of the YPJ to the Jamestown Board of Directors liaison
  • develop meeting agendas
  • call and coordinate meetings
  • appoint sub-committee leads, if needed
  • plan and lead the annual strategic planning session in coordination with the Vice President
  • coordinate nomination and voting process for duties of office

The duties of the Vice President are:

  • preside at all meetings of the Young Professionals of Jamestown, any exception must be approved through the exec committee at least a week in advance
  • assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President
  • assist the President in the performance of duties
  • perform the secretarial duties including keeping minutes during meetings and provide to president and chamber no later than a week after the meeting
  • take role at monthly meetings and events
  • voice of the members of YPJ
  • assist in planning and leading the annual strategic planning session in coordination with the President
  • assist in the coordination of the nomination and voting process for duties of office

 

The duties of the Branding and Marketing Coordinator are:

  • preside at all meetings of the Young Professionals of Jamestown, any exception must be approved through the exec committee at least a week in advance
  • lead Young Professionals of Jamestown in the coordination to:
    • maintain charter, mission, vision and standards: any changes must be approved through Chamber Executive Director, President, Vice President
    • establish brand identity
    • build website
    • create and maintain social media presence
    • determine strategy to market Young Professionals of Jamestown

The duties of the Communication Coordinator are:

  • preside at all meetings of the Young Professionals of Jamestown, any exception must be approved through the exec committee at least a week in advance
  • lead Young Professionals of Jamestown in the coordination to:
    • maintain charter, mission, vision and standards: any changes must be approved through Chamber Executive Director, President, Vice President
    • keep members well informed
    • maintain website
    • maintain social media presence
    • send email reminders for YPJ happenings
    • manage YPJ communication strategy

The duties of the Service Coordinator are:

  • preside at all meetings of the Young Professionals of Jamestown, any exception must be approved through the exec committee at least a week in advance
  • lead Young Professionals of Jamestown in the coordination to:
    • build annual calendar of events
    • partner with service clubs and other local partners
    • coordinate service and volunteer events
    • develop external reward and recognition programs
    • maintain applications for external reward and recognition programs

The duties of the People Coordinator are:

  • preside at all meetings of the Young Professionals of Jamestown, any exception must be approved through the exec committee at least a week in advance
  • lead Young Professionals of Jamestown in the coordination to:
    • set and manage time expectations for members
    • coordinate social networking opportunities
    • build and maintain database of contact information for partners
    • build and maintain database of contact information for members
    • build and maintain database of time and attendance
    • internal reward and recognition programs
    • maintain applications for internal reward and recognition programs 

The duties of the Finance Coordinator are:

  • preside at all meetings of the Young Professionals of Jamestown, any exception must be approved through the exec committee at least a week in advance
  • lead Young Professionals of Jamestown in the coordination to:
    • seek fundraising opportunities
    • maintain rules and regulations related to paying dues
    • collect dues from all members
    • report on membership each meeting
    • report on finance at each meeting

The duties of the Growth Coordinator are:

  • preside at all meetings of the Young Professionals of Jamestown, any exception must be approved through the exec committee at least a week in advance
  • lead Young Professionals of Jamestown in the coordination to:
    • speak at community events or groups
    • network with other Young Professionals across the state
    • establish business networking items/processes
    • reboot community integration project
    • coordinate networking opportunities for YPJ recruits
    • reach out to inactive members

APPLICATION FOR DUTIES OF OFFICE  

All duties of office will be selected through an application and voting process. A nomination is not necessary to complete an application. Applications will be reviewed by the executive team to be advanced to the ballot. The vote will be majority.  A voting ballot will be released following the November meeting through the December meeting for all YPJ members to vote on the new executive team roles. The executive team will be announced in the December meeting and invited to the annual strategic planning session.

TERM LIMITS

Each November, elections for the executive team will occur.

The term for the executive team is one year; however they are given an option to proceed for one more term following the submission of an application – see application process. Two years is the maximum term.

President and Vice President: The Vice President is given the first right of refusal to be on the presidential ballot.

Guidelines:

  • eligible presidents are those who have served as a Vice President for at least one year in a prior year
  • a term is January to December
  • after term expiration: a President or Vice President can proceed into a role as a committee chair or a functioning, active member ; they cannot apply for a Vice President role until after one complete term following their expired term.
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