Chapter Awards Chair


The Awards Chair is responsible for selecting and preparing for presentation of awards to designated individuals as outlined in the National Awards Presentation Manual and as directed by the Chapter President and Board of Directors.

Specific Responsibilities:

∙ Accept responsibilities and duties as assigned by Chapter President and/or Board of Directors.

∙ Foster and promote a spirit of appreciation toward individuals or groups of people the AMTA wishes to acknowledge.

∙ Identify these individuals/groups by canvassing the membership and board members.

∙ Propose type of award and its presentation for approval by Chapter President and submit to Chapter BOD for approval if required.

∙ Research types of awards  (plaque, gift, etc.) and propose same to President and/or Chapter BOD as required.

∙ Arrange plan for presentation (time, date, place, presenter, etc.) through the Agenda process.

∙ Maintain on-going communication with the President or the designated Supervisor and submit written reports as requested.

∙ Responsible for awards and engraving if needed prior to date for presentation.

∙ Responsible for filing National AMTA awards in timely manner (dates issued by National).


Eligibility:  The individual must be a professional member in good standing.

Term of Service:  Appointed positions will be for a term of one (1) year or until successors are appointed.

Vacancy & Succession:  A vacancy may be filled by appointment by the Chapter President with the approval of the Chapter Board at any regular or special meeting or by email ballot.

Removal from Office

Any chair may be removed from appointed position for failure to:

  1. Fulfill her/his duties and responsibilities (dereliction of duties).
  2. Abide by the National AMTA Bylaws, Policy, Job Description, Chapter Volunteer Code of Conduct, Chapter Standing Rules, Financial Policies and Procedures.
  3. Keep AMTA membership dues current.

Authority:  This position has no authority to act on behalf of the AMTA Chapter or to commit to expenditure of funds without prior approval through the budgeting process.

Accountability:  The Awards Chair is accountable to the Chapter Board by virtue of appointment and reports to the Chapter President or designated supervising Vice President.

Other Points to Note:

∙ All AMTA correspondence is privileged and ONLY goes to board members unless the board agrees that something has need to be shared with others.  This is absolute.  Please do not share anything that is said on this board unless you know that the board wants it to be shared.

∙ All reports, including resignations, come only to the President, who then can have conversations to update, correct, or call with questions before sharing with the rest of the board.  This is for any reporting that you are responsible for and includes things that are to go to National.  They should come to the President first and not be sent out to national or others until confirmed by the President.


AMTA- SC Chapter

Revised: 3/2010