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Treasurer

    TREASURER

    Position Summary:

    Act as financial officer and advisor to CAHRA chapter board of directors.  Maintains the chapter mailbox and distributes mail to the appropriate officer, director, or chair.  Send dues notices and other invoices to members.  File appropriate forms and information with IRS.

    Responsible To:

    The members of the chapter

    The chapter president

    Responsibilities:

    • Fulfill the role of financial officer and advisor
    • The treasurer, as an elected officer of the chapter, is a responsible member of the chapter's board of directors and must take part in discussion and action on all business of the chapter. As financial advisor of the chapter, the treasurer must be in a position to assess the financial implications of proposed actions by the board of directors and inform the committee prior to final decisions being made. Also, the treasurer must observe the financial direction of the chapter, recognize possible financial problems, and bring such problems to the attention of the board of directors for action.
    • The treasurer shall receive, hold, and safeguard in the capacity of trustee and financial agent, all funds for the chapter.
    • The treasurer shall timely disburse such funds only for normal and usual uses unless the chapter's board of directors shall otherwise direct.
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and fiscal year-end financial reports for the chapter.  Schedule annual financial audit.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.
    • Represent the chapter in the human resources community.
    • Attend all membership and board of directors meetings.

    Resources Available:

    • SHRM supplies the following resources for chapter treasurers
      • Chapter Position Descriptions
      • SHRM Guide to Chapter Financial Management
      • SHRM Leaders Guide
      • Treasurer’s Quick Guide

    And MUCH MORE…available online at www.shrm.org/vlrc