Officer Position Descriptions
President - The Gator Club
President is responsible for the management of the club, the appointment
of committee chairpersons, and general leadership. The President is
responsible for signing the Gator Club Annual Financial Report and
submitting it to the Alumni Association by the required deadline (August
President-Elect - The Gator Club President-Elect assists the President and prepares to take on the President role in the following year.
Secretary - The Secretary keeps appropriate club records (non-financial), including the minutes of all club meetings.
Treasurer - The Treasurer is
responsible for preparing the Gator Club’s Annual Financial Report. The
Treasurer is also responsible for keeping accurate income and expense
Academics - The Academic VP
is responsible for promoting support for the various academic programs
of the University. He/She also serves to organize student scholarships
and the selection process. This role will interact with other clubs in
Region 8 for the scholarship endowment fund.
Athletics - The Athletic
VP works with the Alumni Association to secure athletic speakers for
events and activities. Because coaches and former UF athletes are not
frequent in the Pacific Northwest, this role also has traditionally
organized the annual picnic during the beginning of football season.
Communications - The VP of
Communication’s main duty is to prepare and promote the Club through web
and media outlets. The VP of Communication should assist in promotion
of all club events (through their own web page and the UFAA site) and
assist with club newsletters and email list serve.
Fundraiser - The Fundraising Chair is responsible for
ordering merchandise for the club to sell and raise money to support our
Young Alumni Coordinator - The Young Alumni Coordinator is responsible for coordinating
programs targeted to graduates of the last ten years. The Coordinator
should also promote Alumni membership to recent graduates and encourage
participation within the club.
Outreach - The Outreach VP
is responsible for developing programs, in conjunction with the Alumni
Association, to bring speakers from the University to the club’s area.
Because UF speakers do not frequently come to the Pacific Northwest,
this role also includes coordination of all volunteer activities, such
as International Gator Day and Adopt-a-Family.