2017 - 2018


SUNYCDO Board of Directors


President
Cathy Parker, University at Albany
President-Elect
Dawn Jones, Schenectady County Community College
BIO
Secretary/Treasurer
Anita DeCianni-Brown, SUNY Empire State College
BIO
Professional Development
Masako Hashimito, SUNY Purchase
BIO
Member Relations Coordinator
Jamie Edwards, Genesee Community College
BIO
Employer Relations
Sim Covington, SUNY Polytechnic
BIO
New Member Relations
Casey Duffy, SUNY ESF
BIO

4 Year Director Liaison
Jill Wesley, The College at Brockport
BIO

2 Year Director Liaison
Diane Johnson, Columbia Greene Community College
BIO

SUNY Liaison
Toby White, SUNY Potsdam
BIO

Technology Coordinator
Megan Smedley, Stony Brook University
BIO
SUNY Administration Liaison
Elise Newkirk-Kotfila, SUNY Administration

CSAO 4 year Liaison
TBD
CSAO 2 year Liaison
John Bradac, Tompkins Cortland Community College

SUNYCDO Board of Directors Description of Responsibilities


President:
The President shall preside at all meetings of the Organization; shall be Chairperson of the Board of Directors; shall be an ex-officio member of all committees; shall administer the business of the Organization between regular meetings; shall appoint all committee chairs in consultation with Board members; shall determine the composition of the Long Range Planning Committee; shall act as liaison to SUNY Central; shall create a mechanism for monitoring ethical and legal concerns; and shall exercise authority consistent with the Bylaws.
1 year term, non‐renewable.

President-Elect:
The President-Elect shall serve as a member of the Board of Directors, and as an ex-officio member of all committees; shall serve as the liaison to the annual conference committee and site selection committee; shall serve as an assistant to the President; shall perform the duties of the President at his/her request; and shall chair the Long Range Planning Committee and the nomination and election process. If the office of the President becomes vacant, he/she shall fill the vacancy. After serving a one-year term as President-Elect, he/she shall automatically become President for a one-year term.
1 year term, non‐renewable.

Treasurer:
The Treasurer shall oversee the budget and finances of the Organization; shall be responsible for the collection of fees and dues; shall have charge of all funds in a bank or other repository designated by the Board of Directors (such money shall be disbursed by the Treasurer or President for such bills as have been approved by the Board of Directors); shall keep an accurate account of his/her transactions; shall report on SUNYCDO account balances at all Board of Directors meetings and file taxes on behalf of the organization in November each year;  He/she shall present a complete financial statement at the annual meeting.
1 year term, 3 consecutive term limit.

Two Year College Directors Liaison:
The Two Year College Directors Liaison Group Representative shall identify and communicate the interests of two year college members to the Board and the Organization by chairing the Two Year College Directors Liaison Group or maintaining close contact with the chair and attending the meetings of the Group.  The chair will be responsible for hosting or coordinating at least two meetings annually of the Two Year College Directors Liaison Group, and shall coordinate site visits/external reviews upon request of two-year member institutions.  The Two Year Group consists of community college and agriculture and technical colleges.
1 year term, 3 consecutive term limit.


Four Year College Directors Liaison:
The Four Year College Directors Liaison Group Representative shall identify and communicate the interests of four year college members to the Board and the Organization by chairing the Four Year College Directors Liaison Group or maintaining close contact with the chair and attending the meetings of the Group.  The chair will be responsible for hosting or coordinating at least two meetings annually or the Four Year Directors Liaison Group, and shall coordinate site visits/external reviews upon request of two-year member institutions.  The Four Year College Group consists of colleges of arts and sciences, university centers, specialized colleges, and colleges and centers for the health sciences.
1 year term, 3 consecutive term limit.


Professional Development Coordinator:
The Professional Development Coordinator shall serve as the Board liaison to such activities as drive-in workshops, awards committee, and professional development grant committee; shall work closely with the Two and Four Year Directors Liaison Representatives to convey the professional development needs of the membership; and shall communicate the member interests to appropriate Board members or committee chairs.
2 year term, 2 consecutive term limit.

Employer Relations Coordinator:
The Employer Relations Coordinator shall serve as Board liaison to employer related activities; shall provide employer outreach and give feedback to members; and shall seek input from members through their Two and Four Year Directors Liaison Representatives. 
2 year term, 2 consecutive term limit.

Member Relations Coordinator:
The Member Relations Coordinator shall serve as the Board liaison for the activities of membership recruitment, writing, production, and distribution of newsletters, and maintenance, production, and distribution of the directory and shall support the New Member-at-Large in new member mentoring.
2 year term, 2 consecutive term limit.

Secretary/New Member at Large:
The Secretary/New Member-at-Large shall conduct appropriate correspondence pertaining to the Organization; shall notify members of the Board of Directors of all meetings; shall record and distribute the minutes of all Board meetings; shall have custody of all books, papers, and office supplies; shall maintain an up-to-date roster of members in conjunction with the Member Relations Coordinator; shall represent the interests and concerns of the new members; shall initiate and maintain contact with all new members, actively seeking out their interests and concerns;  shall coordinate new member mentoring shall be the liaison for the New Career Professionals pre-Conference event.
1 year term, non‐renewable.


SUNY Liaison:
The SUNY Liaison will work directly with SUNY administrative staff and the Chancellor’s Office to ensure that SUNYCDO has a strong, ongoing input into such initiatives as Applied Learning, updating of joint publications (Faculty Handbook on Internships), the outcomes survey and any joint SUNY career programming.  At her / his discretion, the SUNY Liaison Board Member will establish a committee.  Responsibilities will include:  providing regular updates to the SUNYCDO Board, periodic meetings with SUNYCDO members and SUNY Administration and updating of the SUNYCDO Services Survey. 

1 year term, 3 consecutive term limit.


Technology Coordinator:
The Technology Coordinator shall serve as a board liaison to all organizational technology tools such as the SUNYCDO web site, SUNYCDO List serves, SUNYCDO LinkedIn, SUNYCDO Drop Box and conference calling systems.  The technology coordinator will preserve the access information, contracts and passcodes to all SUNYCDO technology systems.  The Technology Coordinator will also work collaboratively with the Technology Committee to research and recommend new technologies and tools to support the organization, its members and its mission.

1 year term, 3 consecutive term limit.