Mid-South District Job Descriptions – Communications Trustee

Communications Trustee

Term – 3 Years (Term is concurrent with that of the Trustee for Youth)
The Communication Trustee is a voting member of the Mid-South District Executive Board with the primary responsibility of overseeing the district’s communication systems.Members of the board accept the duties assigned in the Mid-South District bylaws, hold in trust the mission and vision of the district, and set and ensure adherence to the district’s policies. Attendance at board meetings and attentiveness to board communication (including electronic) are expected of all board members.

Each board member accepts the responsibility for keeping the board and the district apprised of the work of his/her area of responsibility, presenting reports to the board at each of its meetings, offering news for district publications when appropriate, and preparing a summary annual report for the Mid-South District Annual Assembly.

Board members understand they are a part of the leadership of the Mid-South District and attend and participate in events and conferences of the district whenever possible. They are particularly expected to attend the MSD Annual Assembly/Annual Meeting.

Board members agree to submit timely expense reports to the MSD bookkeeper and annual budget planning information to the MSD Treasurer/Finance Committee Chairperson.

The Trustee for Communications chairs the Communications Committee of the Mid-South District. As chairperson of the committee, the Trustee recruits committee members (with the help of the Leadership Development Committee and district staff) and provides leadership for the committee as it carries out its charge.

The Communications Committee is charged to:

  • Provide leadership for communications and publications in the district, giving attention to how the services, programs, and work of the district is best made accessible and visible.
  • Contribute to and/or substantially maintain the district website, the district newsletter, electronic list-serves and other publications and vehicles for communication.
  • Providing advice and/or assistance to congregations on electronic communication issues.
  • Network with other committees to ensure availability of communications tools and maintain posting of accurate and current information through the website and other publications.
Proposed Revision 02/25/06To review last year of each term

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