South Asian Bar
Association of Chicago

 

Serving Chicagoland's South Asian Community

Join the 2018 Executive Board!

Application Deadline 11:59 PM CST on November 29, 2017.
(Application is bottom of the page).

You must be an active member of SABA Chicago as of 11:59PM CST on December 5, 2017 to be eligible for SABA Chicago board position. Click here to check the status & expiration date of your membership.

Our 2017 Executive Board did done some amazing things for the members and community, including a Know Your Rights Seminar, Citizenship Workshops, and numerous panels to educate lawyers in various practice areas.

Do you want to see more and have great ideas on how SABA Chicago can be even more active in the community and see different topics for panels?  Join the SABA Chicago Executive Board for 2018!!

There are 14 positions open for election:

President-Elect

The President-Elect shall have those powers of the president, in the absence of the president, as the president so delegates.  In circumstances in which the president resigns, or otherwise is unable to complete his/her term, the President-Elect shall be vested with the full powers of the president for the remainder of the president's term, or at least until the Board is able to conduct an election for a new president, as discussed above.  The President-Elect shall be the President of the Association for the term following his or her term as President-Elect.

Secretary

The Secretary shall keep all non-financial records, carry on correspondence, and cause to be prepared notices, agendas, and the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Directors and the general membership.  The Secretary will mail the minutes of the meetings of the Board to every Board Member and officer prior to the following meeting.  The Secretary will also be responsible for maintaining a current membership roster and working to increase membership for the organization.

Treasurer

The Treasurer shall be responsible for the safeguarding of all funds received by the Association and for their proper disbursement in accordance with budget parameters.  Such funds shall be kept on deposit in financial institutions, or invested in a manner approved by the Board of Directors.  Checks are to be signed by the Treasurer and or as directed by the Board of Directors.  Treasurer shall cause a quarterly financial report to be made to the Board.  The Treasurer shall be responsible for the preparation and filing of financial regulatory reports.

Vice President, Programming

The Vice-President of Programming shall be responsible for all matters pertaining to Programming, periodically report to the President and the Board on the activities and initiatives relating to Programming, and perform such other duties as the President or the Board may from time to time direct.  The members of the programming committee will report to the Vice-President of Programming.

Vice President, Public Relations

The Vice-President of Communications shall be responsible for all matters pertaining to Social Media, and Communications, periodically report to the President and the Board on the activities and initiatives relating to Communications and perform such other duties as the President or the Board may from time to time direct.  Communications include all activities related to marketing of the Bar such as advertising to the Bar Membership and maintaining the Bar social media and website.  The members of the communications committee will report to the Vice-President of Communications.

General Director (9)

The directors shall serve on either the Communications and Membership committee, under the direction of the Vice-President of Communications, or the Programming committee, under the direction of the Vice-President of Programming, to carry out the functions of those respective committees.