Benefits: This is a fantastic way to meet outstanding foreign language professionals!
Meetings: Are held once a month at an officer’s home. Start time is 4:00pm, and generally runs 1.5 hours including dinner and social time. Meeting times may run longer when planning a larger event, like the Regional Conference or Student Awards Program.
“Signing up”: Nominate yourself or someone else to fill the soon-to-be-vacant Officer Positions listed on the following page. Or, if you’re just interested in “lending a helping hand,” email any current Officer to find ways in which you can help the organization.
First Vice-President: Regional Conference Co-Chair, arranges presenters; assists with Registration, doorprizes & awards.
Second Vice-President: Regional Conference Co-Chair, arranges vendors; assists with Registration, door prizes & awards.
Third Vice-President: Chairs Fall Meeting and Spring Awards Program; assists with Regional Conference as needed.
Treasurer: Oversees WNYFLEC finances, prepares reports; budgets events; collects funds; keeps track of membership.
Recording Secretary: Records monthly meeting minutes; prepares & distributes past minutes; maintains Professional Development records.
Corresponding Secretary: Reviews incoming correspondence; creates and distributes newsletters and listservs; sends cards, contact letters, etc., as needed.
Nomination Eligibility Requirements for Board Positions:President: Current member + 4 years’ membership prior to 2018Officers: Current member + 1 year’s membership prior to 2018