WHY SERVE?

As a BOARD MEMBER you have opportunities to use your voice and connections to help shape the organization’s mission. 

Opportunity to host and receive discounts on WorldatWork Certification Courses & Exams

Build a personal legacy...leaving the professional community a better place than when you arrived.

Learning Opportunity and a chance to broaden your perspective on many issues and learn a lot in terms of both content areas and how CTCBA functions.
Increase strategic impact. By taking a more strategic approach to solving problems, volunteering on CTCBA 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 REQUIREMENTS

Board meetings (in-person and conference call) are held on the first Thursday of each month between 11:30am-1:30pm. Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings and quarterly luncheons and events.  Board positions serve 2-year terms, except President titles (3-year terms). Elections are held in October.  Board members have three primary duties known as “care,” “loyalty,” and “ethical duties.”

Care: Ensure discretional use of all assets, including facility, people, and good will.

Loyalty:  Make decisions that are in the best interest of the association; not in the best interest of the individual board member (or any other individual or for-profit entity).  Diclosure of conflict of interest 

Ethical: Ensure that the board members and the association follow applicable laws and regulations; follows its own bylaws; and that the association adheres to its purposes/mission.  Board members must acknowledge and abide by the CTCBA Ethics & Conduct Policy and CTCBA Commitment prior to taking office.

  BOARD MEMBER AND COMMITTEE COMMITMENT

Attend at least 75% of board meetings and attend quarterly luncheons and events and will not miss more than two board meetings in a row.

Maintain association membership in good standing.

    Act in the best interests of the association, and request to be excused from discussions and votes where there is a conflict of interest.

    Stay informed about what's going on in the association.  Ask questions and requests information. 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 seek assistance and/or resign as a board member and will relinquish any board records/files within 10 business days.

      CTCBA is a 503(c) educational nonprofit association headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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