Communication Chair

Job Description for MAPA Board

Metropolitan Activity Professional Association


Job Summary:

 The Communication Chair shall be responsible for collecting news

 articles, editing, organizing, and publishing of the MAPA communication

 information which also includes updating the MAPA website.


Term of Office:

Is a voting with a term length of at least one year, terms have no limits on years

served. Terms to run in conjunction with elected positions.


Responsible To:

The Executive Board of MAPA membership.



  1. Professional attitude.
  2. Honesty.
  3. Goal minded, keeping the MAPA mission and objectives uppermost in mind.
  4. Good organizational, communication and leadership skills.
  5. Member in good standing of MAPA.
  6. Perform duties and responsibilities of their position in an ethical manner as relates to the By-laws, policy and job description.
  7. Be prepared to give report or address issues as called upon at MAPA meetings/seminars.
  8. Computer knowledge and access to a computer


Time Commitment:

 4+ Board Meetings

 5 Workshops/Sessions (1/2 & Full Days)


 Approximately _8+_ hours per month



  1. Attend all Executive Board meetings.
  2. Promote and uphold the By-laws, goals, mission, and objectives of the MAPA organization and provide direction for the future goals of MAPA.
  3. Maintain an organizational file of appropriate documents, minutes, letters and other association information.
  4. Submit appropriate expenses to the Treasurer for reimbursement. Staying within budget allotment.
  5. Review and update this job description as needed at the first Board meeting of the year.
  6. Take an active role in the board.
  7. Set up Board systems for article and information to meet time limits.
  8. Edit/cut news and articles as needed. Select articles to be published or to be put on MAPA website and organize material into a readable format.
  9. Make extra copies of each issue to be kept on file.
  10. Set up MAPA web page and update as needed.
  11. Be prepared to give a short report at business meeting.
  12. Prepare an Annual Report (approximately how many email addresses we send the newsletter to, any major changes that were made to the newsletter or website) to be submitted at the year-end board meeting, with a copy to the President.
  13. Email newsletter to MAPA Board Members.
  14. Administer Facebook page.



Revised and approved

By MAPA Board 01/13/2010, 1/14/2013, 1/22/20, 1/11/22

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