Virginia Assocation of Journalism Teachers & Advisers

Board of Directors Job Descriptions

Teachers/Advisers who agree to serve on the VAJTA Board of Directors are expected to:

 

– ATTEND BOARD MEETINGS (USUALLY FOUR A YEAR ON SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR APPROXIMATELY 2 HOURS)

– REPRESENT YOUR VAJTA REGION OF THE STATE BY:

1. Contact schools in your region to encourage membership in JEA & VAJTA.

2. Contact teachers in your region to encourage them to submit state JOY nominees, adviser award nominee.

3. Be an advocate for media you advise.

 

– NOMINATE ONE OF YOUR STUDENTS FOR THE STATE JOY AWARD – PRESENT A SESSION OR WORK ON A JOB SUCH AS REGISTRATION AT THE SPRING WORKSHOP.

– NOMINATE ONE ADVISER PER YEAR FOR AN ADVISER AWARD.

– CONTRIBUTE TO THE WEBSITE BY:

1. Write one article per year.

2. Secure one other writer for an article per year.

 

– HELP TO PLAN THE SPRING EVENT IN YOUR REGION OR ENCOURAGE ATTENDANCE IF IT IS IN ANOTHER REGION.

– CONTRIBUTE TO A STANDING COMMITTEE:

1. Membership/Budget (recruit/retain members, plan annual budget)

2. Programming (jCamp/Spring Workshop, Fall Workshop)

3. Communication (Website/Social Media)

4. Mentoring/Networking (organize/facilitate mentor/protege work)

Board of Directors Job Descriptions