Newly elected and\or appointed positions...
Ron Hawkins - Elected Region IV 1st Vice President
Ron, the president of our chapter was elected to the 1st Vice President of BIG's Region IV. He ran against two competitors and won handily - Congratulations Ron!
The duties of the office are:
In the absence of the Regional Council President or in the event of disability of the Regional Council President, the Executive Vice President shall perform all the duties and functions of the Regional Council President. During such a period, the Executive Vice President shall have all the power of and be subject to all the restrictions upon the Regional Council President. This includes countersign with the Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer checks drawn on the Regional Council Treasury. The Executive Vice President shall be responsible for the Finance Committee and shall appoint the Finance Committee chair, subject to the approval of the Executive Committee. The Executive Vice President shall be an ex officio member of the Finance Committee. The Executive Vice President shall perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Regional Council President.
Bob Wilson - Elected Executive Vice President of the Huntsville Chapter
Bob, a long time member of our chapter, was elected the Executive Vice President at our Nov 2018 general membership meeting
The duties of the office are:
Executive Vice President shall coordinate and monitor actions of the following standing committees: Program, Membership and Finance. The Executive Vice President shall oversee the tracking of all action items of the Executive Committee and prepare a report on actions to the General Membership; shall in the event of disability of the President, perform all the duties and functions of the office of the President; including counter-signing with the Treasurer all checks for disbursement of chapter funds; shall perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Presidenti.
Verge Matthews - Appointed AE\EEO Chair
Verge Matthews, JrPD TMDE OFF-PLATFORM ATS Logistics Management Specialist, was recently reappointed by President Leisa Norman Miller
The duties of the position are:
Affirmative Employment/Equal Opportunity (AE/EEO). The committee shall direct the chapter's Affirmative Employment/Equal Employment Opportunity Program. The committee shall assist members in evaluating their agency/activity plans, particularly in relation to equal opportunity for blacks and make recommendations to members for improvement of their agency plans; develop a cadre of BIG members who may serve as consultants on affirmative action, personnel grievances, adverse actions, and discrimination complaints; offer assistance to EEO Officers to attain a balanced work force of qualified employees who are treated non-discriminately when necessary; respond to inquiries for advice or assistance in relation to affirmative action or discrimination complaints; provide guidance and support to members involved in individual discrimination complaints, grievances, appeals, or comparable actions; assure training is conducted annually on affirmative action and discrimination complaints. The committee should request professional advice from EEO personnel and from BIG national leadership as necessary.