Committee Descriptions

CFAMFT Committee Duties and Descriptions

Student Representative

The Student Representative shall serve a two (2) year term. The student representative needs to be in school at the time of election but can graduate during the term as student representative and continue to serve.  In the role of consultant to the Division, the Student Representative will:

  • Provide counsel to the Board regarding all matters affecting the organization, including internal policies, procedures, rules, orders, programs, activities and services, external challenges to and opportunities for the organization, etc.
  • Represent the broad interests of the membership, but especially the interests of Student Members.
  • Solicit input from the Division’s Student Members regarding important issues and concerns within the Division and report this information to the Board.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Student Members of the AAMFT Board of Directors to remain informed of Association issues, which may impact upon Members, and to provide feedback and information to the Student Members of the AAMFT Board of Directors regarding divisional issues, which may impact upon Student Members.
  • Is a member of the Board and regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.
  • Makes serious commitment to participate actively in committee work.
  • Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
  • Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.

Membership Chair

  • Responsible for managing the subscription holder’s information
  • Providing the updated subscription holders list to the website chair and newsletter editor
  • Setting up the Membership table 15 minutes before the general meeting starts.  Including:
    • Flyers and special announcements
    • Preparing attendance certificates and CE certificates for members to pick up at the end of the meeting
    • Setting up Evaluation forms to be turned in to receive CE/attendance certificate
    • Membership subscription flyers and encouraging members to join
  • Is a member of the Board and regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.
  • Makes serious commitment to participate actively in committee work.
  • Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
  • Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.

 


Newsletter Editor

  • Collect announcements from subscription holders and distribute via e-mail  to current subscription holders
  • Is a member of the Board and regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.
  • Makes serious commitment to participate actively in committee work.
  • Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
  • Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.

 


Legislative Liaison

  • Establish contact with local legal representatives and any matter pertaining to AAMFT/FAMFT or licensing updates
  • Represent the MFT profession in Tallahassee and locally
  • Is a member of the Board and regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.
  • Makes serious commitment to participate actively in committee work.
  • Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
  • Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.

 


Ethics/Diversity Chair

  • Update the board on current events regarding diversity in the counseling profession
  • Is a member of the Board and regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.
  • Makes serious commitment to participate actively in committee work.
  • Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
  • Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.

 


Website/Social Media Chair

  • Manages website content and acts as a liaison between CFAMFT Board and website design company.
  • Manages Website Therapist Directory.
  • Market the CFAMFT Website, FaceBook Page, and social media networks.
  • Is a member of the Board and regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.
  • Makes serious commitment to participate actively in committee work.
  • Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
  • Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.