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PYP has openings on our Board of Directors!

PYP is looking for the next group of leaders to help coordinate and facilitate our meetings, events, programs, and daily operations. 

Applicants will be asked to partake in an interview with the selection committee, which is comprised of the 2019/2020 President, President-Elect, and other PYP member(s).

Candidates are rated and selected on a number of factors, including tenure in PYP, the candidate’s “Why”, and a number of behavioral based questions. If you have any questions about the selection process or the open positions, please feel free to contact us at leadership@pensacolayp.com, or Walker Wilson directly (jwalkerwilson@gmail.com).


Board Positions:

All Board members are expected to:

  • Eagerly communicate with PYP members—new and established—to solicit their ideas and help them become/remain actively engaged in the organization
  • Raise any general membership matters at board meetings or to the President and President-Elect when necessary
  • Evaluate each event and program at its conclusion and provide feedback for improvement.

 


Secretary

The Secretary shall have charge of such books, documents, and papers as the Board of Directors may determine and shall have the custody of the corporate seal. The Secretary shall attend and keep the minutes of all the meetings of the Board of Directors. The Secretary may sign with the President or President-Elect, in the name and on behalf of the Corporation, any contracts or agreements authorized by the Board of Directors. The Secretary shall, in general, perform all the duties incident to the office of secretary, subject to the control of the Board of Directors, and shall do and perform such other duties as may be assigned to him or her by the Board of Directors.

  • Attend board meetings and important related meetings
  • Record accurate minutes of board meetings with specific attention to detail; minutes shall include:
    • the date, time, and location of each meeting along with a list of those present and absent
    • a list and description of items discussed and reports presented
    • text of motions presented with an accurate description of their disposition and outcomes
  • Be timely in distributing a draft of the minutes for board review/approval after each meeting
  • Maintain and effectively manage other records pertinent to the board
  • Ensure development and board review of organization’s policies and procedures
  • Assist in coordinating fundraising for the organization

Treasurer

The Treasurer shall have the custody of all funds, property, and securities of the Corporation, subject to such regulations as may be imposed by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer may be required to give bond for the faithful performance of his or her duties, in such sum and with such sureties as the Board of Directors may require. When necessary or proper the Treasurer may endorse on behalf of the Corporation for collection checks, notes, and other obligations, and shall deposit the same to the credit of the Corporation at such bank or banks or depositary as the Board of Directors may designate. The Treasurer shall sign all receipts and vouchers and, together with such other officer or officers, if any, as shall be designated by the Board of Directors, shall sign all checks of the Corporation and all bills of exchange and promissory notes issued by the Corporation, except in cases where the signing and execution thereof shall be expressly designated by the Board of Directors or by these Bylaws to some other officer or agent of the Corporation. The Treasurer shall enter regularly on the books of the Corporation to be kept by him or her for that purpose a full and accurate account of all moneys and obligations received and paid or incurred by him or her for or on account of the Corporation, and the Treasurer shall exhibit such books at any reasonable time or times to any Director upon reasonable notice at the offices of the Corporation. The Treasurer shall present such books to the Board of Directors annually for audit. The Treasurer shall present a written financial report to the Board of Directors at each annual meeting of the Corporation. The Treasurer shall, in general, perform all the duties incident to the office of treasurer, subject to the control of the Board of Directors.

  • Attend board meetings and important related meetings
  • Manage finances of the organization and present updates at each board meeting
  • Provide annual budget to the Board of Directors for approval
  • Monitor expenditures of teams/programs to ensure they remain within budget
  • Ensure development and board review of financial policies and procedures
  • Display diligence and integrity in the handling of PYP’s finances
  • Assist in coordinating fund raising for the organization

Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel shall be an attorney-at-law licensed in the State of and in good standing with the Florida Bar. Legal Counsel shall act as Parliamentarian.

  • Attend board meetings (3rd Monday of each month at 5:30 PM) and necessary ad hoc meetings
  • Bring legal issues and concerns to the attention of the board and assist with the development of appropriate responses
  • Provide advice regarding corporate governance and non-profit issues
  • Prepare and review contracts between PYP and other entities
  • Monitor and respond to internal and external disputes to avoid litigation
  • Provide advice with respect to employment and general liability issues

 


Vice President of Marketing and Communication
  • Create and oversee a marketing and communication plan for the organization as a whole, and work with other VPs to promote ongoing events throughout the year.
  • Manage the social media and web presence of PYP
  • Craft press releases and other necessary promotional materials, and ensure consistent branding within said materials
  • Coordinate and oversee the design and production of PYP’s Annual Report, as well as regular email communications to PYP members
  • Work with the Treasurer to form a yearly program budget and monitor expenses
  • Attend monthly board meetings and report information about ongoing Marketing progress and new projects.

Vice President of Membership
  • Take a leading role in organizing and promoting regular membership events to cultivate the general membership of the organization and encourage new memberships
  • Work with the Treasurer to form a yearly program budget and monitor expenses
  • Encourage and facilitate the growth and retention of PYP members and alumni supporters
  • Organize and promote an annual member-wide satisfaction survey
  • Attend monthly board meetings and report information about membership issues and ongoing projects.
  • Facilitate new member onboarding including new member email campaigns, reviewing requests to join the Facebook Members-Only group, and reviewing student and military membership applications for approval

Vice President of Professional Development
  • Take a leading role in organizing and promoting regular professional development events for both our own members and the general Pensacola community
  • Identify and promote community opportunities for professional development to the membership
  • Assist with and promote the Mentor Pensacola program
  • Work with the Treasurer to form a yearly program budget and monitor expenses
  • Attend monthly board meetings and report information about professional development events, Mentor Pensacola, and ongoing projects

 

We CONNECT young professionals with like-minded individuals and community opportunities.

 

 

We GIVE our time, talents, and treasure to develop our community.

 

 

We continue to GROW as leaders through personal and professional development.

 

 

We LIVE each day healthy, well, and balanced.