Officer Positions

ALL Elected positions:
All Officers must attend bi-weekly officer meetings and all scheduled body meetings. Subcommittee Chairs do not need to attend officer meetings but must attend body meetings.

President (one year term):
As President of Psi Chi one is responsible for acting as the faculty lesion and coordinating the efforts of all other officers by holding officer meetings often, and creating and following agendas for all meetings. The President is the main liaison between Psi Chi and the faculty, and is responsible with introducing themselves to the faculty, including the department chair, at the beginning of their term. Also, Psi Chi President, in collaboration with the other officers will set goals for the organization to accomplish for the academic year. The President is also responsible for ensuring that each event and assigned tasks are completed. The President is in charge of sending and responding to Psi Chi email for general purposes. In addition to this, the President is also responsible for planning and hosting at least one event per quarter. Also, the President will work with the Vice-President to plan the graduation reception for the senior psychology majors.

Vice-President (one year term):
As Vice-President one must attend officer meetings, head one event per quarter (reserve room if needed, buy food within designated budget, make blurb for flyers that must be made by Publicist), advertise all events in classes, help other officers with ideas and support them. The Vice-President must maintain and monitor the record of Core Members. The Vice-President also collaborates with the President on ideas, events, and tasks, helps put together Inductions with a budget and presents new members their certificates with the President, and also brings ideas and input to improving Psi Chi.

Treasurer (one year term):
As Treasurer, one must lead the inductees and keep track of the expenditures. All finances will be recorded by the Treasurer in an account of checks and balances. The Treasurer must prepare a statement for each Officer Meeting to always have an updated balance for the Psi Chi Account as well as the record of recent financial activity. The Treasurer is responsible for setting the due date for the applications, as well as verifying all prospective applicant information. Once the information is verified, it is the Treasurer’s duty to send in the payments, applications, and registration cards to the national office and to enter the new members electronically. Other responsibilities of the Treasurer include keeping track of the funds for Psi Chi, which entails collecting receipts for each purchase from other officers and reimbursing them when needed. It is important to always keep track of how much money is in the bank account, as well. Lastly, the Treasurer must plan one event per quarter.

Secretary (one year term):
The Secretary must attend all officer meetings and keep detailed minutes of what is discussed, including but not limited to the agenda and the outcomes of past, current, and future business of Psi Chi. The Secretary must type the minutes immediately after each officer meeting and email them to each officer. In addition, the Secretary must keep record of attendance and requirements of members. The Secretary will collect Officer and Subcommittee Member proposals and compile the ballot for Elections each Winter Quarter and send it to the Publicity Officer to make copies of the ballots. The Secretary must plan at least one event per quarter and help in planning the senior graduation reception for psychology majors.

Publicity Officer (one year term):
The Publicity Officer is responsible for advertising Psi Chi events (socials, panels, community service events, quarterly body meetings, and colloquiums). This includes making, printing copies of, and posting creative and attention-grasping fliers and handouts around the Social Sciences buildings, bus stops, and updating the Psi Chi board. The Publicity Officer is also responsible for updating Psi Chi’s website and Facebook page with event dates, links, research opportunities, and relevant information. The Publicity Officer must also maintain an archive of Psi Chi events and elected officers.

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Committee Positions:

Social Subcommittee Chairs (two positions, one quarter term, non elected position):
As a Social Subcommittee Chair it is one’s responsibility to collaborate with the other chair and subcommittee members, in organizing at least one social event per quarter.

Fundraising Subcommittee Chairs (two positions, one quarter term, non elected position):
As a Fundraising Subcommittee Chair it is one’s responsibility to collaborate with the other chair and subcommittee members, in organizing at least one fundraising event per quarter.

Community Service Subcommittee Chairs (two positions, one quarter term, non elected position):
As a Community Service Subcommittee Chair it is one’s responsibility to collaborate with the other chair and subcommittee members, in organizing at least one community service event per quarter.

Publicity Subcommittee Chair (one quarter term, non elected position):
As a Publicity Subcommittee Member it is one’s responsibility to aid the Publicity officer in managing the website, Facebook group, and advertising (creating flyers, classroom announcements, posting flyers). Take photographs at Psi Chi events, gatherings, and meetings.

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Current Officers

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