National Philanthropy Day Nominations Chair

Position Title: National Philanthropy Day Nominations Chair

Capacity: Board Member

Reports to: Vice President of Communications

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and chairs Committee meetings
  • Recruits and enlists committee members; monitors the work of volunteers to ensure timely completion of assignments
  • Reviews award categories in conjunction with AFP Global and, with Board, determines the final list of awards to be offered
  • With Vice President of Communications, Marketing Chair and Chapter Administrator, develops and disseminates NPD nominations forms to Chapter members and community
  • Actively works to secure sufficient quantity and quality nominations to ensure that awards will go to truly outstanding recipients
  • Coordinates work of Selection Committee:
    • Determines participation of past award recipients on Selection Committee
    • Prepares and shares confidential nomination materials with Selection Committee
    • Oversees fair and equitable selection process through state criteria with Selection Committee
  • Facilitates communications with winners
  • With Committee, communicates with honorees to secure invitation lists, bios, photos, video representatives, post-event correspondence, etc., acting as the consistent point of contact for all honorees and nominating organizations (*Often delegated to NPD Committee Member)
  • Coordinates logistical aspects of event including honoree arrival/departure, seating assignments, green room arrangements and stage directions
  • Orders and secures awards to be presented to the honorees at the event
  • Submits names of honorees by designated deadline to AFP Global for publication in the AFP Global Award booklet
  • Serves on or selects Committee representative to serve as a liaison to the NPD Event Committee and Sponsorship Committee
  • Develops and submits a budget to the Treasurer by designated deadline; monitors committee income and expenditures
  • Provides timely and up-to-date content to Chapter Administrator and Marketing Chair for website and digital publications
  • Works to successfully achieve goals outlined in Chapter Strategic Plan
  • Ensures there is a succession plan to cultivate a new chair to take his/her place as needed
  • Celebrates success; ensures that celebration includes expressions of gratitude to volunteers
  • Adheres to policies and Board responsibilities as adopted by the Board of Directors
  • Upon leaving office, transfers all records to successor