AIGA 12/13 Officers
President: Melissa Hurcombe
Vice President: Heather Harrington
Secretary: Molly Sheppard
Treasurer: Jacob Lapierre
Director of Communications: Laureen Rushalski
Faculty Advisor: Alison Poor-Donahue
AIGA Officers Responsibilities
President: Leads the meetings. Meets with faculty advisor on agenda of meetings, delegates to other officers and facilitates group functions, serves as representative of group to local chapter, the school and students, provides programming ideas. Should keep aware of what is going on in community that would be relevant for student designers, and provide them with information.
Vice president: Assists the president, if president is absent performs president duties.
Secretary: Keeps agenda records, documentation of meetings on file, records documentation/summaries of events and activities. These records should be shared with the faculty advisor and the education chair of the local chapter.
Treasurer: Takes money at events, provides treasurer’s report at meeting and assists faculty advisor in keeping track of funds. Not required to hold funds.
Director of communications: Keeps the student members reminded of ongoing progress and upcoming events. Keeps school, department faculty and students informed of group events and activities. Responsible for communicating with other communication directors of student groups. Communication is cornerstone of a successful student group. Use e-mail!! One suggestions is to utilize YahooGroups!, a free e-group service or even Facebook. These service makes it possible to send out group messages easily, keep records of communication, post announcements, bulletins, create an online calendar, etc.