WNYPAA | P.O. Box 471 | Williamsville, NY 14231

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Each members should attend at least 1/2 of the 12 meetings. All members are expected to keep the google drive current and organized. We reccomend keeping a "guide" for your position which may include common contacts, shortcuts, helpful hints, usernames and passwords in order to make position trade off to your predacessor a smoother transition. 

Each Term is 2 years long August- August. Next elections will be April 2020 for 2020-2022 term which will begin in August. If you are intersted in self-nomination please send an email to [email protected] between Dec 2019-January 2020 with your desired position, resume/CV, and a few sentaces about yourself and why you think you will be a good fit for that position. In April 2020 a survey with your statement will be sent out the members to vote. 

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Specific Board Responsibilities: 

President:

  1. Serve as the head of WNYPAA Board of Directors

  2. Ensure all members of the Board of Directors understand their jobs to be able to fulfill duties

  3. Recruit new members to leadership roles and nurture skills.

  4. Provide structure to the organization by having an agenda for monthly meetings.

  5. Presides over monthly meetings

  6. Serve as a link to the community and a spokesperson for the organization and Physician Assistant profession.

  7. Work with PSG360 to manage website and Gsuite Account; monitor and keep google drive up to date.

  8. Work with Adpro to manage biannual WNYPAA Store

  9. Help other BOD’s to coordinate events, Food Drive, Adopt a Family, Salary Survey, CME event, and monthly Dinner Meetings

  10. Add Dinners to Website, update contact information and BOD information. 

  11. Answer member questions regarding the website/memberships. 

  12. Update active member list to google drive quartley.

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Vice President:

  1. Serve as a sub head of WNYPAA Board of Directors

  2. Provide structure to the organization by assisting the President with monthly meeting agendas.

  3. Assists the President with announcements at monthly meetings and Manages weekly Facebook updates/adds Events to page.

  4. Assists in finding up to date legislative news and advances in practice for PA’s and post to facebook and website.

  5. Recruit new members to leadership roles and nurture skills.

  6. Assists the President with community events as listed above particularly the Food Drive.

  7. Assist President to send welcome packets and encourage dual membership with NYSSPA.

  8. Participates in Salary Survey Analysis and Scholarship Award Evaluations

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Secretary:

  1. Serve as a voting member of the WNYPAA Board of Directors

  2. Secure venues and sponsors for monthly meetings, *send out invite to members using Mail Chimp, and keeps RSVPs.

  3. Take attendance at meetings and make sure attendees are up to date members.

  4. Help to keep google docs up to date with contact information of contacts and potential speakers/sponsors.

  5. Assist in Scholarship Award Evaluation

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Treasurer:

  1. Serve as a voting member of the WNYPAA Board of Directors

  2. Deposit/Withdraw funds for use of the organization only

  3. Keep expense reporting for yearly spending in excel spreadsheet that is to be published monthly on google drive

  4. Monitor Stripe

  5. Maintain tax exemption requirements for NYS

  6. Assist CME director in payment for CME event

  7. Provide and keep track or reimbursements

  8. Assist in Scholarship Award Evaluation

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Scholarship Coordinator:

  1. Serve as a voting member of the WNYPAA Board of Directors

  2. Spearhead raffle at monthly meetings and at annual CME with proceeds to benefit WNYPAA scholarship fund. 

  3. Head the scholarship committee in selecting annual scholarship winners

  4. Annually review scholarship application and process, update PDF on google drive so it can be added to website.

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Reimbursement Chair/Job Post Coordinator:

  1. Serve as a voting member of the WNYPAA Board of Directors

  2. Keep up to date on national and state issues regarding PA reimbursement issues (Being member of NYSSPA and AAPA are beneficial) and posts interesting articles to the website.

  3. Report at monthly WNYPAA meetings on new or concerning issues

  4. Assist in Scholarship Award Evaluations

  5. Post paid job advertisements to WNYPAA website

  6. Sites to sign up for automatic emails of current news:

www.aapa.org

www.nysspa.com

www.independenthealth.com

www.bcbswny.com

www.univerahealth.com

www.cms.org

www.health.state.ny.us

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CME Director:

  1. Plans and makes arrangements for yearly WNYPAA CME event

  2. Communicates with pharmaceutical companies for event display

  3. Keeps a spreadsheet of event attendance/costs and maintains organized google docs folder

  4. Serve as a voting member of the WNYPAA Board of Directors

  5. Assist in Scholarship Award Evaluations  

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Member at Large:

  1. Serve as a voting member of WNYPAA Board of Directors

  2. Encourage participation within the organization and NYSSPA

  3. Serve on any committee which in need of assistance – annual CME event

  4. Identify future leaders within organization

  5. Help promote WNYPAA CME event and other local CME events to the WNYPAA facebook page. 

  6. Assist in Scholarship Award Evaluations

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Student Directors at Large:

  1. Serve as a voting member of WNYPAA Board of Directors

  2. Encourage student membership in the organization.

  3. With each graduating PA class in the community, send job posting for a new student member at large each year. (Current Student member at large can assist in finding a predacessor.)

  4. Serve on any committee which is need of assistance

  5. *Visit both CanisiusDaemen and D’Youville colleges twice a year to promote student involvement with WNYPAA (Fall and Spring semesters – different classes)

  6. Perform any duties assigned by the President

  7. Assist in Scholarship Award Evaluations

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Student Members at Large:

  1. A Physician Assistant student that represents their third year class at Daemen, D’Youville Colleges, and Canisius College.

  2. Attend two WNYPAA meetings per semester and relay announcements to respective PA classes.

  3. Encourage student membership in the organization

  4. Post interesting/up to date articles and polls to facebook page once weekly (min). These articles should also be emailed to VP so that it can be posted to website.

  5. Take and post group photos from monthly meetings on the facebook page. 

  6. Perform any duties assigned by the President