Role description - chapter president

Team building:

  • Works with regional council, HBA central and chapter EC to create and maintain a strong chapter board.
  • Chairs EC and board meetings; ensures efficient and effective chapter operations, attends to succession planning for self and DALs.
  • Mentors, coaches and supports functional DAL’s in their leadership roles and professional development.

Chapter leadership:

  • Oversees creation of chapter strategic and annual plan, establishes key priorities and ‘culture’ for the board
  • Champions key chapter growth initiatives
  • Responsible for annual chapter P&L

Association engagement:

  • Primary liaison with Corp Relations Department President ensuring alignment of the chapter with corporate engagement and outreach strategy.
  • Represents chapter on regional council and to operating board, the membership, and the association; attends to chapter and volunteer recognition events as needed.
  • Cultivates relationships with local healthcare/organizations in support of regional goals
  • Works with regional departments to ensure effective on-boarding, training, and tactical support of chapter volunteers and activities.

Key tasks of chapter executive committee

  • Set the vision and key strategic initiatives for the chapter in collaboration with the chapter board and in alignment with the HBA vision and strategic imperatives
  • Ensure the chapter in is compliance with all HBA operating policies and bylaws and all relevant laws in their jurisdiction
  • Ensure the chapter is in compliance with financial guidelines and policies
  • Participate in association meetings and discussions to drive offering, process and value innovations, and continuous improvement
  • Motivate, engage and empower board members and committee chairs
  • Track and monitor key chapter deliverables and progress towards goals
  • Ensure all board members actively participate with their respective HBA functional colleagues
  • Foster volunteer recruitment and recognition efforts; oversee board orientation; establish effective leadership within each functional area in support of the chapter goals; manage chapter succession planning