2020 YDATL Executive Board Positions

Per YDATL Bylaws:

ARTICLE V - DUTIES OF OFFICERS

Section 5.1 – President.

 

The President shall plan and preside over all meetings of the YDATL as provided in Article VII. The President shall communicate the time and place of all membership meetings to the YDATL officers and membership by all appropriate means, including, but not limited to, electronic mail and the YDATL web site. The President shall act as the official representative of the YDATL at YDG, DPG, and DPF functions. The President shall attend (or designate another officer to attend) the regular monthly meeting of the DPF. The President shall coordinate the efforts of the other officers of the YDATL. The President shall provide an annual report at the January regular membership meeting detailing the goals and long-term strategies of the YDATL.

 

Section 5.2 – Executive Vice President.

 

The Executive Vice President shall assume the office of President if the office of President becomes vacant prior to the end of the President’s current term. The Executive Vice President shall preside over all meetings in the absence of the President and over all Executive Board meetings. The Executive Vice President shall maintain and update a list of all YDATL members and members in good standing and shall take reasonable steps to make such list available to members at all membership meetings.

 

Section 5.3 – Political Director.

 

The Political Director shall coordinate all efforts of the YDATL to support the campaigns of Democratic nominees or Democratic candidates without primary opposition and shall define, subject to the approval of the Executive Board, the YDATL’s overall campaign strategy and objectives. The Political Director shall plan appropriate training activities to prepare the YDATL members to effectively participate in campaigns. The Political Director shall serve as the official liaison of the YDATL to the leadership of all Democratic campaigns and campaign support groups. The Political Director shall communicate by all appropriate means key issues and developments in such campaigns and groups to the YDATL membership. The Political Director shall provide an annual report at the January regular membership meeting describing the campaign strategy of the YDATL.

 

Section 5.4 – Activism Director.

 

The Activism Director shall, subject to the approval of the Executive Board, plan and coordinate all activities of the YDATL intended to impact policy decisions in any branch or level of government, including, but not limited to, lobbying of elected officials, phone and letter campaigns, and issues education. The Activism Director shall plan appropriate training activities to prepare the YDATL members to participate effectively in the policymaking process. The Activism Director shall communicate by all appropriate means important developments related to the policy activities of the YDATL. The Activism Director shall provide an annual report at the January regular membership meeting describing the lobbying and activism strategy of the YDATL.

 

Section 5.5 – Finance Director.

 

The Finance Director shall collect all dues paid to the YDATL and report the names of those paying dues to the Executive Vice President. The Finance Director shall maintain the YDATL bank account(s) and keep a detailed record of all deposits, withdrawals, and related documentation. The Finance Director shall, in consultation with the other officers of the YDATL, prepare the YDATL Annual Budget, to be submitted to the membership for approval at the January regular membership meeting. The Finance Director shall make a report at each regular membership meeting stating the total receipts and expenditures from the prior month and the amount of cash on hand. The Finance Director shall plan and execute all YDATL fundraising activities, to include at least one major fundraising event per year.

 

Section 5.6 – Secretary.

 

The Secretary shall record and preserve minutes of the Executive Board and membership meetings. The Secretary shall prepare and disseminate printed and electronic documents or other material as necessary to facilitate the operation of the YDATL. The Secretary shall compose a newsletter regarding the status and operations of YDATL and other information of interest to YDATL members.

 

Section 5.7 – Communications Director.

 

The Communications Director shall prepare and disseminate, by all appropriate means, specific information regarding YDATL events and meetings. The Communications Director shall maintain and update the YDATL website and social media pages. The Communications Director shall act as the liaison between the YDATL and all media entities, and shall provide such entities with press releases and announcements concerning YDATL events and activities.

 

Section 5.8 – Service Director.

 

The Service Director shall plan and coordinate all community service activities of the YDATL, subject to the approval of the Executive Board.

 

Section 5.9 – Social Director.

 

The Social Director shall be responsible for planning social events and other activities intended to stimulate political interest in the YDATL membership and prospective members, including, but not limited to, a YDATL Happy Hour to occur at a regular interval agreed upon by a majority vote of the Executive Board.

Section 5.10 – North Fulton Regional Director

 

The North Fulton Regional Director will be responsible for recruiting and engaging YDATL members in northern Fulton County, representing the voice of northern Fulton County on the Executive Board, and establishing and maintaining YDATL presence in northern Fulton County.

 

Section 5.11 – South Fulton Regional Director

 

The South Fulton Regional Director will be responsible for recruiting and engaging YDATL members in southern Fulton County, representing the voice of southern Fulton County on the Executive Board, and establishing and maintaining YDATL presence in southern Fulton County.

To run for a position on the 2020 YDATL Executive Board, please complete the Interest Form. 

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Young Democrats of Atlanta

931 Monroe Drive Ste A 102-199

Atlanta, GA 30308

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