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Board of Directors Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Uphold and advance the mission of the chamber: To deliver continuous value-added service to our members and the community, resulting in a business environment and quality of life where existing businesses have the opportunity to prosper, and new businesses find it attractive to locate in St. Johns County.
  • Attend all board meetings (1 hour per month) on the fourth Wednesday of each month, except November and December (third Wednesday to avoid holidays). Per the bylaws, board members may be asked to resign after three consecutive absences or four total absences per year.
  • Attend the Annual Strategic Session each August. New board members are required to attend a board orientation session.
  • Review agenda and supporting materials prior to board meetings.
  • Attend the following events: Annual Chamber Strategic Planning Session; Board Orientation; EDC Quarterly Breakfasts; Annual Signature event (Celebrate!); contract renewal with the County or other agencies; business incentive votes at the county.
  • Assist the organization in meeting and exceeding its financial goals as it relates to membership and events and programs, through membership recruitment or upgrading board member's organization's investment in the chamber.
  • Serve on committees or task forces as needed, and volunteer to take on special assignments as needed.
  • Whenever possible, attend meetings of chamber business councils (Women with Vision, Tourism & Hospitality, Historic St. Augustine Area) and divisions (Ponte Vedra Beach).
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