Secretary (two-year term)

The Secretary serves as both a director and an officer of the board. The Secretary may run for a second consecutive term of office, but may have an opponent in each election. The duties for this position include familiarity with managing a budget, attending monthly calls or meetings, and preparing minutes, agendas and other documents for monthly deadlines in advance of each meeting or conference call.

Candidates for Secretary should have some business experience, along with excellent organizational skills and the ability to follow discussion and record relevant details for the minutes.

In addition, candidates must have sufficient time to devote to the position. Experience in one of the following areas is also helpful: community secretary, or Secretary for another not-for-profit organization.

Alyssa Fox

Candidate for Secretary

Alyssa Fox is director of information development and program management at NetIQ Corporation in Houston, Texas. Her interests and skills include technical communication, user experience, process improvement, and agile development practices. Alyssa is a member of User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA), a senior member of Society for Technical Communication (STC), and is currently serving as the STC Secretary. Find Alyssa on Twitter @afox98.