Immediate Past President
Martin Spiering, PhD
Membership & Volunteer Coordinator
Heather Gorby, PhD
Yazmin I. Rovira Gonzalez
Debra Evans, PhD
Kristin A. Roynesdal, MS
Social Media Manager
Alexandra Kadner, PhD
Webmaster & Email Coordinator
Vicki VanArsdale, MS
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter runs purely on volunteer power. Board positions in many of these areas will be open in January 2017, and we welcome your participation! Take a look at the chapter positions and responsibilities below. If you see something you would like to do too, contact Erin Boyle.
President and President-Elect
The President oversees the coordination of all chapter events and works closely with chapter Board members and AMWA headquarters staff. Read more . . .
The term for this position is two years. However, it is a 4-year commitment, as the ideal candidate serves for one year as President-Elect before becoming President, then one year as Immediate Past President after serving as President.
The Secretary is primarily responsible for coordinating chapter Board of Directors meetings and ensuring that the chapter bylaws are current. Read more . . .
This position has a 2-year term.
The Treasurer oversees the chapter financial records. Read more . . .
The Treasurer may at the discretion of the President participate in or coordinate an audit of the financial records. This position has a 2-year term.
Chapter Conference Coordinator
The Chapter Conference Coordinator serves as administrator for the chapter conference. Read more . . .
This is position has a 2-year commitment. After serving for one year as Associate Chapter Conference Coordinator, he/she moves into the Chapter Conference Coordinator position.
Associate Chapter Conference Coordinator
The Associate Chapter Conference Coordinator serves as registrar for the chapter conference. Read more . . .
This is position has a 2-year commitment. After serving for one year, the Associate Chapter Conference Coordinator moves into the Chapter Conference Coordinator position for 1 year.
Membership Director/Volunteer Coordinator
The person in this dual position welcomes new members, solicits feedback from former members, encourages members to become involved, maintains a volunteer list, Read more . . .
This is position has a 2-year term.
The Regional Coordinators organize regional networking events for AMWA members located in Baltimore, Bethesda/DC/Silver Spring, Virginia, and Frederick. Read more . . .
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