Mid-South District Job Descriptions – Youth Representative

Job Descriptions for the Mid-South District

Youth Representative

Term: 1 year, renewable
The Youth Representative Trustee is a voting member of the Mid-South District Executive Board. The Youth Representative and the Trustee for Youth (both MSD Board members) provide leadership for youth programming in Mid-South District and for the MSD Youth Adult Committee (YAC), guided by the recommendations of the Youth Task Force (2001-2002), the bylaws of the MSD YAC, and policies and guidelines established by the MSD Board.

The Youth Representative is usually recommended by the YAC to the MSD Leadership Development Committee for nomination to the MSD Board.

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.

In addition to expectations stated above, the Youth Representative is charged to:

  • Be a primary liaison between district youth programming and the district board.
  • Participate as a member of the Nomination Team for MSD Youth Advisers as described in the MSD procedure for that process.
  • Play a primary leadership role in the planning and coordination of YAC meetings.
  • Represent the district, or designate a representative, to participate in continental meetings such as the YAC Social Justice Con.
  • Along with the Youth Council Rep, the Co-chairs, the Social Action Coordinator, and the Transitional Age Representative , inform local youth groups on ways to get involved in the district and on the continental level.
  • Keep appropriate records and pass along to the next Youth Representative.
Proposed Revision 02/25/06

To review last year of each term


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