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Residence Hall Association
Executive Board
This section contains biographical and contact information about current Board members, and job descriptions of Board positions.
Residence Hall Association - Executive Board Descriptions

Executive Board Position Descriptions

Chairperson

  • Facilitates RHA Meetings
  • Holds E-Board and general members accountable
  • Serves as the tie-breaking vote
  • Creates agendas for all RHA Meetings (E-Board, Full House, Big House, etc.)
  • Spokesperson for RHA to other clubs, offices, and facets of campus
  • Sets example for all RHA members
  • Serves as the Chair of the Advocacy committee
  • Responsible for holding a set-hour amount of weekly Office hours
  • Cannot be an RA

Director of Operations

  • Is a voting member of the RHA E-Board
  • Works in recruiting new members
  • Works to retain current members
  • Facilitates RHA and HC elections
  • Serves as the technical coordinator (includes updating an facilitating RHA website, E-Board listserve, organization listserve, and RHA email account)
  • Serves as publication coordinator
  • Public relations
  • Responsible for holding a set-hour amount of weekly Office hours

Director of Finance

  • Is a voting member of the RHA E-Board
  • Is responsible for maintaining, processing and executing business and financial affairs for RHA
  • Produces financial reports, keeps budget updated, and all other financial paperwork
  • Processes co-sponsorship requests and HC requests in a timely fashion
  • Shall give a financial report to RHA on a timeline established by RHA E-Board
  • Responsible for holding a set-hour amount of weekly Office hours
  • Cannot be an RA

Directors of Programming

  • Is a voting member of the RHA E-Board
  • Chairs the Programming Committee
  • Is responsible for the planning and execution of all programs, on-campus fundraisers, and events put on or co-sponsored by RHA, including filing paperwork with the Office of Student Activities.
  • Assists in making publicity for upcoming programs and coming up with slogans
  • Coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the various RHA events and assists with the planning and execution of HC events
  • Creates and maintains a programming resource binder that includes publicity, a description, and evaluation of all RHA and HC programs
  • Responsible for holding a set-hour amount of weekly Office hours

Director of Administration

  • Is a voting member of the RHA E-Board
  • Takes minutes at all RHA meetings and makes them accessible to RHA members
  • Responsible for receiving and keeping track of all HC minutes and programming publicity
  • Responsible for posting minutes to the public via website and emails for HCs and RHA
  • Responsible for sending updates/reminders for upcoming meetings, programs, events, committee meetings, and conferences
  • Keeps track of membership lists
  • Keeps records and history of RHA
  • Responsible for maintaining office space
  • Maintains the office RHA timeline
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Responsible for holding a set-hour amount of weekly Office hours

National Communication Coordinator

  • Is a voting member of the RHA E-Board
  • Chairs all conference delegations
  • Represents Clark University in business meetings at Subregional Meetings, Regional Conferences, National Conferences, and Regional listserves
  • Represents NACURH and NEACURH at RHA Meetings
  • Responsible for promoting recognition of students and organizations on campus through OTMs, bids, and on campus awards
  • Adheres to the NCC duties as set forth in the NACURH policy book
  • Coordinates the bid process
  • Coordinates all fundraising efforts throughout the year
  • Publishes the quarterly Resident Read newsletter with information about HC meetings, upcoming RHA events, and NEACURH
  • Responsible for holding a set-hour amount of weekly Office hours

NEACURH Regional Board of Directors – positions held by Clark Students

  • Holds an ex-officio position on the RHA E-Board
  • Responsible for attending E-Board, RHA Full House and other meetings as decided by the RHA E-Board
  • Helps with fundraising and programming efforts
  • Fulfills their NEACURH RBD position in accordance with NEACURH policy book
  • Responsible for holding a set-hour amount of weekly Office hours

RHA Advisor

  • The Advisor position is served by the Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing
  • Attends all RHA E-Board meetings, and a majority of other RHA meetings, as stipulated by the current RHA E-Board
  • Attends a majority of RHA campus-wide programs
  • Voices RHA and student concerns to the Office of Residence Life professional and paraprofessional staff, and Student Affairs staff
  • Serves as the professional staff member of RHA in matters which students are incapable of handling
  • Participates on the NEACURH Advisor’s listserve
  • Attends NEACURH and NACURH conferences with Clark delegations, participates in Advisors’ Programming and all conference activities, helps with fundraising to attend
  • Holds one-on-one meetings with E-Board


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