Board Member Roles and Responsibilities

ARCC Board Retreat, Philadelphia

Approved by ARCC board on February 13, 2018

Board Member Eligibility Criteria:

– Must be an active faculty member in a member institution,

– Should have current or previous research agenda/activity in architecture or any of the related design disciplines

Board Member Responsibilities:

– Attend monthly conference calls (at least 8 out of 11),

– Attend ARCC annual conference (ARCC will reimburse registration, travel and roam & board expenses up to the amount budgeted by the board),

– Actively engage in ARCC email communications and discussions,

– Assume at least one of the roles described below.

– Serve as the ARCC representative in their member institutions.

– Advocate for ARCC in other organizations they participate in.

Board Member Roles

Awards Coordinator: Responsible for the management of ARCC awards including developing guidelines, soliciting applications, managing the review process, communicating with awardees, and coordinating their presentations in the annual conference.

Communications Coordinator: Responsible for ARCC communications activities including mail lists, social media and others. Works with Enquiry Editor to develop and implement communication activities for Enquiry.

Conference Technical Committee Chair: Responsible for managing the review process for abstracts and papers for the ARCC conference. Solicits reviewers and manages review process. Works with conference organizing committee to make acceptance decisions.

Conference Coordinator: Responsible for coordinating conference logistics, coordinating with local hosts, serve as PoC for conference attendees, coordinate keynote speakers, supervise the production of conference proceedings.

Membership Development Coordinator: Responsible for reaching out to potential members in North America, identifying contacts for potential international members, working with communication coordinator to develop member recruitment material.

Board Election Process

Solicitation of Nomination: Past President will solicit nominations from all member institutions through email and other communication channels no later than March of every year. Each nominee will be asked to write a maximum one‐page statement describing reasons for seeking ARCC board membership and vision for the organization,

Dissemination of Statements: Statements will be distributed to member institutions and made available on ARCC website.

Elections: Elections will be held in the annual ARCC meeting. Membership period will start on October 1 of the same year.