**Updated as of February 5th, 2023. Positions will be opening or are currently open:
The President will schedule and preside at the meetings, appoint committee chairpersons, as needed, and promote program development. The President will collaborate with the President-Elect and Planning & Development Committee Chairperson for Conferences. The President will collaborate with the President-Elect and Treasurer to establish a budget.
The President-Elect will preside at all meetings in the absence of the President, assist the president, as assigned, in the supervision of committee activities, collaborate with the President and Treasurer, in establishing a tentative budget for the following year and present it at the spring executive board meeting, and will collaborate with the President and Planning & Development Committee Chairperson regarding the Fall and Spring Conference.
The Secretary will make available proxy forms to members. The Secretary will keep and distribute minutes of the association’s meetings and have the primary responsibility for official correspondence as assigned by the President. The Secretary will manage ASPA documents (i.e. Meeting minutes, Bylaws, Google Calendar, Proxy Form, etc.) on electronic system (i.e. Google Documents) with appropriate sharing permissions.
Informs Executive Board and membership of legislation at the state and national levels which relates to school psychology.
Public Relations Chair (Chairperson & Regional Representatives):
Promote the image of school psychologists both within ASPA and externally around the State. Chairperson coordinates regional ASPA representatives around the state within individual communities. The committee can organize events such as: Creating educational boards about the roles of the school psychologist to have available within regions for tabling at special events (i.e. ASSEC Conference, January RTI conference etc.), organizing ASPA participation in community fundraisers (i.e. Polar Plunge, Child activity tables at local farmers markets, Walk & Roll for Hope, etc.). The Chairperson will advocate during School Psychology Awareness Week (i.e. article in local newspaper, community boards, etc.). Maintaining ASPA related merchandise (i.e. T-shirts, water bottles, tote bags) that can be available at conferences and/or on the website.
(Chair & Co-Chair) Event Planner and Social Coordinator: Promotes and organizes social activities to foster collegiality among membership. Responsible for coordinating at least two social events per year in conjunction with the Fall and Spring Conferences. Responsible for coordinating the Adopt-a-Highway program (e.g. schedule and run the highway cleanup at least two-times a year).
Newsletter Editor (1-2 Members in addition):
Chaired by the Editor, this committee functions to produce the tri-annual REVIEW, which is ASPA’s vehicle for communication and professional interchange around the state. Responsible for coordinating a Committees Update section of the Newsletter and obtaining updates and news from each committee. Responsible for seeking and managing advertising for the newsletter. The Editor is responsible for sending the newsletter to Special Education Department chairs/Lead School Psychologists/other educational supervisors around the state to be distributed to school psychologists and other related service staff in Alaska. This position is intended to move to online (primarily through the website).
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