South Asian Bar
Association of Chicago

 

Serving Chicagoland's South Asian Community

2020 Executive Board Application

SABA Chicago is now accepting applications to join its 2020 Executive Board!

  • Board Positions:  Please see the description of board positions below.
  • Board Application Form: Please see the board application form at the bottom of this website directly below the board position descriptions.
  • Eligibility: Pursuant to SABA Chicago bylaws, you must be (1) an active member of SABA Chicago, and (2) a member of the Illinois bar in good standing to be eligible for a board position.
  • Deadline:  The deadline to submit an application is September 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST.
  • Board Year: January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  (Executive Board Members will be sworn to office at the November 16, 2019 Annual Gala)
  • Voting: Voting will occur online between October 7, 2019 to October 14, 2019. All SABA Chicago members with active membership as of October 14, 2019 are eligible to vote.
  • Election Committee: The election committee will be comprised of three former SABA Chicago presidents.
  • Questions:  Please email chirag@sabachicago.org with questions.

Board Positions:

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 of Programming (One Position)

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 of Public Relations (One Position)

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 (Up to Nine Positions)

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



Board Application: