President

The Campbellville Community Association (DCCA) is a registered not-for-profit organization that exists for the primary purpose of improving the quality of life in Campbellville and the surrounding area, by representing the interests of the community. The position of President of the DCCA is a valued one within the community and should be treated with due respect. It has evolved over the years to become the voice of the community, which other levels of government duly acknowledge. It should be treated with the care and responsibility the role deserves.

Responsibilities:

  • The President of the DCCA is de-facto the Chair of the Board of Directors (BOD) for the Association, and is elected by the Board of Directors at the first BOD meeting following the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
  • Chair all BOD meetings, which are held monthly throughout the year. Provide an agenda for the BOD meetings.
  • Liaise with other Executive members (Vice President/Treasurer/Secretary) and with the larger Board on all matters pertaining to the running of the DCCA.
  • Work with all levels of government (municipal/regional/provincial/federal) as well as other local organisations as they affect DCCA matters.
  • Be the “voice” of the DCCA at the Town and regional level and represent the association as needed.

 

The Vice President assumes the duties of President when the President is not available.

 

Requirements / Skills:

  • The President must be a member of the DCCA.
  • Must be able and willing to engage with all levels of government.
  • Organised and effective communicator.
  • Able to chair an effective meeting and work well with others.
  • Be able to delegate responsibilities to others.
  • Be familiar with Word, email and other social media.

 

Time Commitment:

  • This is volunteer position, within a not-for-profit association. The term is for 1 year, although ideally a commitment should be made for at least a tenure of 2 to 3 years, to provide continuity within the organisation.
  • The BOD meetings are about 2½ hours in length and are held monthly throughout the year.
  • There are also approximately 2 to 3 other meetings each month of varying length, to which the President is expected to attend.