History

HISTORY COMMITTEE

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES

Pursuant to Article 7.2 of the Association By-Laws, History Committee is a Standing Committee. The Chair and all members are appointed by the President (Article 7.1).

 

The main goal of the History Committee is to preserve the records of the Association from inception to the current date.   Responsibilities are to:

  • Contact members to see if they have any photos, meeting minutes, etc., concerning the formation and continuation of the ABJA.
  • Gather above information and preserve the data in a scrapbook.
  • Take photos at the Annual Meeting and include the photos in the Behind the Bench newsletter article concerning the Annual Meeting.
  • Send copies of the photos to the Chair of the Website Committee to be posted on the ABJA web site.
  • Prepare an article for each issue of the ABJA newsletter, Behind the Bench.
  • Prepare an annual report recapping the activity of the Committee over the past year and submit it to the President and Chair of the Long Range Planning Committee.  The report is due two weeks prior to the Annual Meeting.
  • The Chair of the History Committee will maintain and preserve the minutes of the organization.  (At end of each Secretary’s term, the Secretary will send the official meeting minutes to the Chair of the History Committee and a copy of the same to the President.)

 

Budget Submission and Financial Responsibilities:

All Committee Chairs will prepare a proposed budget for the following year at least 60 days prior to the Annual Meeting and submit it to the Finance Committee.  Committee Chairs will also prepare an annual report recapping the activity of your Committee over the past year and submit it to the President and Chair of the Long Range Planning Committee two weeks prior to the Annual meeting.