MEET OUR COMMITTEE FOR 2015/2016
Members of the committee are volunteers dedicated to maintaining the AFSC®’s position as a premier Feng Shui Association.
Committee members are obliged to sign a non-circumvention and non-disclosure agreement to protect sensitive membership, committee meeting and planning information. This agreement applies during their role on the committee and also after their tenure ceases.
All committee members who remain active for 12 months receive Honorary Membership of the AFSC® for the following year and free attendance to AFSC® events during their tenure on the committee, provided they do not miss more than three committee meetings in succession.
The President oversees decisions on behalf of the Committee and the AFSC, chairs meetings, oversees all aspects of running the Association, receives reports from Committee members, makes sure everyone is carrying out their job, resolves any problems within the Committee, and speaks on behalf of the Association. Non-routine jobs are delegated to Committee members.
To be the President’s support system, be the first point of contact for Association matters, answer enquiries from our main email address and represent the President in all matters specified by the President. They are also responsible for organising the AFSC Annual Conference. To field enquiries that members, prospective members and the general public have regarding AFSC. Should the President not be available, they deputise for the President in their absence.
Responsibilities: To announce and record the minutes for all Committee Meetings. To issue Membership Certificates to new and renewing Professional and Accredited members. To file minutes of meetings, ensure their accuracy and availability, submit various reports to the Committee, fulfil any other requirements of a Committee Member, and perform other duties as the need arises. To organise meetings, elections and agendas, and to take minutes at each Committee Meeting.
TREASURER – Rosie Craven
Responsibilities: To keep records of all monetary transactions of the Association. To prepare annual financial statements and report to regulatory board annually. To pay accounts on behalf of the Association as necessary. To be signatory on the bank account, and to issue invoices as required by Members. To reconcile the accounts on a monthly basis, and present a report at every Committee Meeting. To manage the Membership payments in a timely fashion.
Responsibilities: To welcome and manage new and existing Associate, Student, Professional and Accredited Members. To be the final voice in approving all Membership Applications. To maintain Membership Renewals in a timely fashion, to actively seek out new Members and to manage expiring Members, and to liaise with the Treasurer and Education Co-ordinator whenever required to fulfil this role.
Responsibilities: To be a point of contact for all Corporate Member: Training Institutes. To review and approve all Training Institute applications and actively seek new members to become a recognised Training Institute. To oversee the Accreditation Programme as it relates to training of AFSC Members. To ensure a good mix of educational programmes are run at AFSC events and to oversee all content on the AFSC website.