2021 Willingness to Serve Form

For more than 50 years, PRSA Tampa Bay has been a successful volunteer-led organization, advancing the public relations profession and its professionals. This outstanding organization would not be possible without incredible volunteers like you. Your participation in chapter leadership makes a difference to all chapter members and helps you get the most out of your membership. Learn new skills, form lasting friendships, and contribute your professional talents to benefit PRSA Tampa Bay and our community. 

For elected board positions, the below nomination form must be completed by 5 p.m. on October 23, 2020. 

2021 PRSA Tampa Bay Elected Leadership Positions Available

President-Elect (1)
The President-Elect shall, in the absence of or disability of the President, exercise the powers and perform the duties of the President. Election as President-Elect requires that the person must have served at least one (1) year in another position on the Board of Directors. He/She shall also serve as the Chapter's Parliamentarian, assist the President and perform such other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Secretary (1)
The Secretary shall keep records of all meetings of the Board of Directors, send copies of such minutes to Society Headquarters, handle assigned Board correspondence and maintain Board correspondence files, and perform all other duties customarily pertaining to the office.

Treasurer (1)
The Treasurer shall receive and deposit all Chapter funds in the name of the Chapter in a federally insured financial institution. He/She shall issue receipts and make authorized disbursements after proper Board approval in accordance with Chapter fiscal policies, prepare the Chapter's budget, make regular financial reports to the Board, render an annual financial statement to Chapter members through the Chapter website or another medium, handle new Member billings as directed by the Membership Committee chairperson, and perform all other duties pertaining to the office.

Assembly Delegate (1)
The Assembly Delegate(s) shall be Accredited and serve as the Chapter's representative(s) at the meeting of the PRSA Assembly, and shall be elected by the Chapter membership for a three (3) year term in accordance with the provisions of the Society's Bylaws. To be eligible for service as an Assembly Delegate, a Member must have served a minimum of one (1) year as a Chapter Officer or Board Member. No Chapter delegate having served a full three (3) year term may be elected to a succeeding full term.

Board Member (4)
Board Members shall be elected each year by the Chapter membership at the Chapter's annual meeting to fill vacancies. Elected Directors shall serve a three (3) year term beginning January 1 following their election and until his/her successor is elected and takes office.

  Yes
  No
  President-elect (1-year term)
  Treasurer (1-year term)
  Secretary (1-year term)
  Assembly Delegate (1 available, 3-year term; see requirements)
  Board Member (4 available, 3-year term)
  Yes
  No
  Yes
  No
  Accreditation (must be accredited)
  Assistant Treasurer
  Digital Communications
  Diversity
  Independent Practitioners
  Media Roundtable
  Membership Recruitment
  Membership Retention
  Newsletter
  PRestige Awards
  Professional Development Day
  Programs
  Public Service
  Scholarships
  Social Media
  Sponsorships
  Students/New Professionals (must be accredited)
  Volunteer Coordination
  Website/Blog
  Accreditation (must be accredited)
  Assistant Treasurer
  Digital Communications
  Diversity
  Independent Practitioners
  Media Roundtable
  Membership Recruitment
  Membership Retention
  Newsletter
  PRestige Awards
  Professional Development Day
  Programs
  Public Service
  Scholarships
  Social Media
  Sponsorships
  Students/New Professionals (must be accredited)
  Volunteer Coordination
  Website/Blog
  Yes, I would like to be an on-call volunteer
  No, I prefer to be in a leadership position or a committee member
  No, I don't have time to volunteer at this time.
  Phone (daytime, before 5 p.m.)
  Phone (evening, after 5 p.m.)
  Text messge
  Email
  In person

Elections will be held electronically in November. All members in good standing are eligible to vote. Elected board members and officers will be announced by the end of the year. Board members and committee members should plan to attend the PRSA Tampa Bay Leadership Retreat, date and location TBA.