Officer transitions- Typical process

The majority of our groups transition the chairperson role on either January 1 or July 1.   Here is a quick guide on the process & role.  I also recommend checking your bylaws prior to proceeding.

Typical process for new officer selection

Nomination process:  @last meeting in November or first meeting in December
-Give each member a ballot.  Remind folks of chairperson role
-Ask each member to nominate two members that they think might be a good fit.  members can self nominate, but outgoing chair is ineligible.

Collection/Tally process
-Tally the votes and send it over to me.
-I will talk to nominated candidates to see if this is a good fit for them and answer questions they have.

Chairperson Role
1- Runs the meetings
2- be at 90% of meetings during your term
3- lead board meetings, coordinate new member membership interviews (delegate to recruiting coordinator) and call meetings as necessary.
4- Appoint a: 
  -recruitment chair
  -education chair
5- Communicate well with The Referrals Group about needs of the group, concerns, & successes.

Once we have the team in place The Referrals Group will schedule time to do goal setting & new officer training (usually 45 minutes) to insure the leaders know their roles & have a plan in place for their term.


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