The following is a complete list of RPCVLA board positions. All filled positions will be available at the annual meeting.
Schedules and leads monthly board meetings. Assists with the organization and planning of all events, as needed. Follows up on needed RPCVLA concerns.
Facilitates communication. Responds to emails to RPCVLA. Helps to promote activities by creating flyers or email blasts. Works closely with the Activities Coordinator. Fills in for President when s/he is absent. Organized Annual International Dinner
Takes minutes at all board meetings (or finds a substitute). Distributes the minutes via email to board members.
Keeps accurate records of all accounts in the general fund and Yamanaka Fund, showing all details and keeping receipts of board-approved expenditures and reimbursements. Monitors funds raised from merchandise sales. Writes checks for all expenditures and makes deposits. Coordinates with Membership Director for membership information and dues. Disseminates financial standing to the board at monthly meetings.
Updates the membership database in a timely manner. Coordinates with the Treasurer the recording and sharing of new and renewing membership information with/from NPCA.
Develops and coordinates activities for the group. Collaborates with Vice President to promote activities and inform group members of upcoming activities via email. Creates and sends Evites for planned events. Events to include annual picnic, international dinner, holiday celebration as well as board developed activities. Work with community service projects.
Maintains and updates website. Coordinates with Membership Director, Activities Chair and Newsletter Editor to periodically update the website with current information. May also include design and creative input to website. WordPress experience a plus!
Coordinates and promotes RPCVLA participation in existing community service events, such as L.A. River Clean-Up or Union Rescue Mission. May inform group members of possible advocacy opportunities that individuals may want to support. Actively recruits RPCVs and possible groups in order to promote the third goal.
Yamanaka Fund Director
Primary contact person for grant applicants from in-country volunteers. Promotes the Yamanaka Fund through fund raising efforts and communication with in-country PC Offices. Reviews grant applications for meeting criteria. Presents applicants to RPCVLA Board for approval and funding. Keeps consistent contact with fund recipients in order to follow up on and document the community project.
Facilitates communication between PC Office and RPCVLA Board. Arranges for PC Office to be aware of all RPCVLA events. Contacts PC Office when events are open to Nominees and Invitees.
Supports our mission of providing social opportunities for our members. Events can include: TGIS (Thank Goodness its Saturday) dinners at ethnic restaurants, Happy Hour, and concerts, to name a few.
Participate on committees to support specific events or coordinate specific activities.